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  1. UX Designer/Developer

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Multiple projects
    Different new technologies
    helpful coworkers and relaxing atmosphere

    Cons

    Low efficiency of project process

    Advice to Management

    Let employees focus on one project instead of multi-task
    improve the efficiency of management


  2. Very Collaborative Place to Work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Lead
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Lead

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Team mentality. Everyone wants you to succeed!
    Ability to work remotely. This really gives you the ability to live your life in a more balanced way. You can throw in a load of laundry or start a pot roast without disrupting your day.
    Constant improvement of the products that you work with.
    Fun people, who have senses of humor.
    The managers that I work with are thoughtful caring people. They are also very reasonable.

    Cons

    Benefits : The benefits aren't that great when you are coming from higher education. Family health insurance is very expensive, the retirement is probably in line with normal businesses, but is not close to higher education. It is especially difficult to envision planning a parental leave after having that covered so well at an institution of higher education.

    I knew about the benefits going in, and I didn't let it stop me. I am grateful!


  3. Good Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    - Training is good.
    - Few projects keeps you engrossed in work
    - Can work from home

    Cons

    - Low salary
    - Less number of holidays


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  5. Good environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Junior in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Junior in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Relaxing environment, not much pressure.
    Not work under tight supervision, friendly manager.
    Can be flexible with hours depending on individuals' needs.
    Opportunity to work remotely.
    Free snacks.

    Cons

    Not really high salary.
    Not likely to be able to work with different projects/technologies.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Wide variety of experiences, always learning something new, management is open to ideas and suggestions.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Specialist in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Specialist in Arlington, VA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Working from home is a great convenience factor. I love talking to clients and helping them work through problems or develop a new work flow. My opinions and suggestions are always taken into consideration either for new client features or changes to staff work flow. There are great benefits and management is flexible should you need to temporarily adjust your work schedule.

    Cons

    Working from home presents challenges. Work social connections are all online or over the phone. It can be difficult for some personalities to not see people throughout the work day. The other challenge is the office is in your home and it can be difficult to limit your work to the hours and days scheduled. I often work on weekends to get ahead or work on an issue (addicted to solving puzzles).

    Advice to Management

    Clients are charged for onsite trainings. The staff member who covers them should be monetarily rewarded as well as they may fall behind in work and have to work extra hours to catch up.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Great staff working hard modernize established web apps

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and pay. Organized and timely promotions and salary review process. Management cares about keeping employees happy and working in a good environment -- this includes up to date hardware and software and good support from IT and HR.

    Cons

    The main web application for internal project management is dated and complicated. Communications are sometimes scattered across Email, IM and this management app making it difficult to properly understand where a project is at and what has been discussed when working with many people on it.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to consolidate all the different methods of project management and tracking (Manager, supportwiki, and other "loose leaf" requirements docs) into one system with all the tools necessary.


  8. Helpful (1)

    With patience and hard work, Symplicity can be a rewarding experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Lead in Rosslyn, VA
    Current Employee - Client Relationship Lead in Rosslyn, VA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Opportunity to take on additional responsibilities fast
    - Senior management are open to listening to ideas

    Cons

    - Not enough division of responsibilities


  9. Rewarding & frustrating all at the same time, but overall good work experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Rapidly growing and progressive company that is an industry leader, great benefits, good pay, stellar, knowledgeable, loyal co-workers, opportunity to enjoy the convenience of working from home if that's what you'd like, opportunity to assist clients meet their goals is rewarding

    Cons

    Often inadequate communication from mgmt, mgmt distrust employees, little positive feedback, too many knee-jerk reactions/decisions, volatile work environment

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees and remember you hired them for their abilities, so let them use them. Have a plan and stick to it, not changing abruptly as some knee-jerk reaction to a client comment. Believe in your plan and your employees abilities to carry it out.


  10. Its an okay place to work at

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Symplicity Corporation

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Not enough opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Work at Symplicity Corp is redundant.



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