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Lead Software Engineer at Panasonic
in Peachtree City, GA

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"Large company, majority low level of skill"

What do you like about working at Panasonic?

"My product is used by millions and hocked by Payton Manning"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared for the large corporation culture and the Japanese Mother Ship."

What don't you like about working at Panasonic?

"80% contract employees - very little willingness to go after the top tier talent"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Invest in people. Rotate your talent where it can reach and influence the most people."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Texas Instruments
in Redmond, WA

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"I liked my peers. I did not like commuting to Redmond and developing for WinRT."

What do you like about working at Texas Instruments?

"Designing and writing OMAP drivers. Working with excellent peers. Decent pay."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just do your best to honestly match yourself to the qualifications of the job."

What don't you like about working at Texas Instruments?

"Working on WinRT. Being blocked by MSFT because their engineers had to work between getting their own work done and helping folks like us."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Good luck and best wishes. It was an amazing two years."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Progressive
in Mentor, OH

What do you like about working at Progressive?

"The enormity of the challenges and the number of them will never leave you bored."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Conform to the role they want you to play, and if you want to be creative, keep it quiet."

What don't you like about working at Progressive?

"The skills of the decision-makers are insufficient for the decisions being made"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire more developers for management, promote more internally, get more engaged"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Cincom Systems
in Evanston, IL

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"I was given great opportunities, and made use of them. Wish I could have stayed"

What do you like about working at Cincom Systems?

"I liked being able to work at home. The team I worked with was very productive and I felt like a vital part of their success."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Jump in with both feet and be prepared for a great experience. The interviews are thought provoking. but don't be afraid to express your opinion."

What don't you like about working at Cincom Systems?

"Unfortunately the company had poor sales force performance. Also they had a focus on legacy products instead of doing more with their advanced products."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would ask them to be more proactive in getting customer feedback to the engineers about strengths and weaknesses of the various areas of the product."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Action Target
in Provo, UT

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"Great work, not the environment for everyone."

What do you like about working at Action Target?

"They have their own firing range. The culture is fantastic if you're into guns."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you were ever in the armed forces, bring it up, they do like hiring vets."

What don't you like about working at Action Target?

"The coolness factor of the job can be used as cudgel against a better work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More vision and support from upper management on getting departments to work together."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Novus Biologicals
in Littleton, CO

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"I had a great time coming up with my own solutions to business needs"

What do you like about working at Novus Biologicals ?

"Young company that is innovative. Promote strong employee relationships and I have a lot of latitude in implementing company ideas into my software."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There's not much room to move up in the company."

What don't you like about working at Novus Biologicals ?

"The company is small and unable to pay employees fair market value."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Recognize the hard work of employees and how that hard work has benifitted the company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Electronic Arts
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Electronic Arts?

"The people, the caliber of product, and the talent. Benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest. If you have passion and you show that you want to learn you will do much better."

What don't you like about working at Electronic Arts?

"People were laid off. I need more money. Management is a nightmare. The morale is in the crapper."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give people more flexibility, make a different product, hire better people."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at ABC News
in Baltimore, MD
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at AgustaWestland

What do you like about working at AgustaWestland?

"big projects, lead people, teamwork, courses about improving soft skills set, opportunity to lead a small team on a complex project"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"if you are talented, hard worker and seek a fast career full of opportunities look elsewhere. If you like a safe and moderate pay for the rest of your life welcome aboard."

What don't you like about working at AgustaWestland?

"Company is very old and big. Career is painfully slow. Best practices and industry standards are seen like time wasters, there is a high resilience to innovation or adoption of most efficient techniques or methodologies"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I'd try to refresh the company culture by rewarding results and cutting off dead branches. I'd make sure good resources are in a confortable environment and motivated to work."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at VMware
in Palo Alto, CA

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"It was a special experience to work at Vmware."

What do you like about working at VMware?

"Working with talented engineers was a huge benefit for me."

What don't you like about working at VMware?

"There were some people that I did not like working with."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Atrenta

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"Great working exp., helped lot in my prof. growth & self-learning capabilities"

What do you like about working at Atrenta?

"flexible hours,freedom to code and implement new ideas.Have invoked sense of ownership and responsibility."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good work culture and start-up company type environment. Lot to learn and share."

What don't you like about working at Atrenta?

"After working here for 4 years, learning seems to get bounded here. I've started loosing charm here, as despite of quality & quantity of work I'm doing here, its missing appreciation."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Employees are live wives, if you don't care them and don't feed them well, you are forcing them to take divorce and move on."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Hologic
in Newark, DE

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"Great company, vision & products. No technical career path."

What do you like about working at Hologic?

"Great company, vision & products, world leader in digital mammography."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prompt. Be well prepared, know something about the company."

What don't you like about working at Hologic?

"No career path growth support for those who remain technical."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Recognize/ Look for technical talent within and promote across divisions."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Glynlyon
in Chandler, AZ

What do you like about working at Glynlyon?

"Local, E-learning leader, Flexible, Team is knowledgeable and good at what they know"

What don't you like about working at Glynlyon?

"No growth prospects. No clear direction from leadership. Need to provide better working conditions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide growth prospects for driven employees, recognize and provide opportunities to grow and lead."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Georgia Institute of Technology
in San Diego, CA

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"Too many managers. Lots of flexibility."

What do you like about working at Georgia Institute of Technology?

"I like the flexibility, great coworkers, cool technologies. Work is interesting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Study design patterns. Know the bird question (see design patterns book)."

What don't you like about working at Georgia Institute of Technology?

"There are too many managers and tend to lack employee engagement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to have less managers, more planning, and empoyee engagement."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Lead Software Engineer at Mission Technologies
in San Diego, CA

What do you like about working at Mission Technologies?

"The people, I can honestly say the team was professional friendly and cared about each other."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest, have integrity, make sure that they are a fit."

What don't you like about working at Mission Technologies?

"The market slowed and our new products did not take hold the way we had hoped."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To work together, and take advantage of the team in place. To stick to a business model."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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