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Productive, yet easygoing workplace
Technical Recruiter (Contract) (Former Employee) –  Irvine, CAFebruary 13, 2017
loved my team and manager I worked with. Plenty of room to voice your opinion and to have your voice heard. Everyone is pretty receptive to new ideas/change. Excellent culture.
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Threat Zero Consultant (Former Employee) –  Winchester, KYMay 22, 2019
Extensive training with an open knowledge-sharing atmosphere. Fast paced work environment with friendly and helpful management. I worked remotely from a home office, kept customer appointments and attended meetings over the internet.
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Great place, if you love ancient technology
Software Engineer, Sr (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXSeptember 26, 2018
They're transitioning right now.

They just got major Series E funding, and different factions are fighting over whether it's time to write enterprise software or if it's a startup with too much money.

Top-level tech decisions are driven by an old-school perl hacker who micromanages and wastes his time dictating trivia. Some managers want to fix the existing broken code (someday, when there's time). Others just want to focus on cranking out new features as fast as possible. Both types prefer "tried and true" technology: much of it was deprecated 10 years ago.

They spent 2 years getting a microservice into production. They totally missed the points that could have made this a good move.

But they're driving hard to force devs to write unit tests, because those will fix everything.

Data scientists write a lot of the problematic code. Then they hand it to "real" developers to convert from homework project to something serious. Usually without any explanation of how it works or what it's supposed to do.

They're trying to improve. They hired a new architect in February. He gave up and moved on in September.
Frequent free meals, well-stocked kitchen. Unlimited PTO
Good luck finding time to take any PTO
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