Accuvant Reviews

Updated June 18, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accuvant

    Pros

    Great place to work; Sorry I had to leave; would recommend this to anyone. Management was great; very tuned in to employees

    Cons

    can't think of anything bad to say about the company; would highly recommend this to any and everyone. Wish I didn't have to leave


  2. Helpful (1)

    Awesome Company

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Accuvant

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company 401K Benefits Paid Internet & Phone Smart group of people

    Cons

    Long Hours Travel Time / Holidays


  3. Helpful (1)

    Security Consultant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Accuvant

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Training and communication are srtong points

    Cons

    Travel can be hard when not spread out


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  5. Helpful (2)

    Director of Security Architecture

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    Current Employee - Director of Security Architecture in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Director of Security Architecture in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Accuvant full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Growth: A major private equity firm recently acquired a majority stake in Accuvant. - Knowledge: Many companies I have worked at in the past had many talented employees however Accuvant blows all of then out of the water with the number of staff with extremely high technical knowledge. - Culture: The culture at Accuvant stretching from the senior management team to junior consultants is amazing. The day to day is a relaxed atmosphere where results matter much more than internal appearance, etc. When working with clients we always make sure to put our best foot forward. - Equality: I will never forget our yearly company kick off, where employees from all over the country converge on Denver, when the CEO put an emphasis on equality numerous times. I knew at that point that this is a company I could work at for a long time. - Senior Management: The guys who founded Accuvant are great people. To this day they still make time for any employee and when they do make/have that time they are sincere.

    Cons

    - Growth: I did list this as a positive as well because of the opportunities available during a companies rapid growth. This type of Growth also brings a lot of work which can make things hectic at times. The beauty of it though is the fact that I love the work that I do. - Politics: I do my best to stay away from internal politics though because of Accuvant's rapid growth it is to be expected there will always be people positioning for new titles, positions and larger salaries.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing. It is amazing what has been accomplished and I look forward to many more years of the same.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Great Company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Marketing in Denver, CO

    I worked at Accuvant full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Accuvant is a great company that really cares about their employees. Their headquarters is in the heart of downtown Denver with breathtaking views of the mountains. I loved working with everyone on my team and got along with most everyone at the organization. I love that Dan Burns the CEO is so accessible. He treats every employee like they are special, he knows everyone's names no matter how small your role. My direct manager was by far the best I have ever worked for, the kind of manager that makes you want to do a great job. The entire marketing/ communications team is really amazing. For such a large company we had a very small team and were expected to do a lot with a little. Everyone on the team was really good at their jobs and worked hard to get things done. Accuvant really does take care of their employees, the company meeting every year brings everyone together and pumps everyone up, its a really great experience. I left only because I moved across the country but I would work here again if the opportunity came up. Overall I feel very lucky to have worked at Accuvant.

    Cons

    Our team was really not given all of the resources to do our jobs which meant that we worked a lot of long hours to get everything done. The fact that the management would not get a real CRM tool was a huge negative to working there. Accuvant's benefits could be better, they dont do any 401K matching etc.

    Advice to Management

    When I first started there they would fly everyone new into town for "Accuvant Essentials" a training program. I thought that this was really great since most of our sales team worked remotely and it gave them an opportunity to really get to know the company and connect. At some point due to budget cuts they stopped doing this and started doing it remotely which I think lead to a lot more turn over on the sales team. My advice to management would be to bring back Accuvant Essentials.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to Work

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accuvant full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Rapidly growing and expanding company. This is a company where finding the right solution, not just any solution, is the culture. Teamwork is key and everyone is willing to lend a hand when asked. Our customers appreciate our dedication to them rather than pushing a vendor agenda. Company promotes ideas and continuous improvement.

    Cons

    Extreme growth comes with challenges. Those problems are usually good problems not bad problems though.


  8. Helpful (1)

    A rapidly growing company where hard work pays off

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Accuvant full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great resources available to sales people, a fair but firm culture, respect and trust from managers (I guess this differs by team), no babysitting, excellent relationships in the security space, superior delivery of consulting services you can be proud of, ability to deliver the top security technologies in the world today

    Cons

    Focused on the metrics, dont expect to get away with coasting.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work



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