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15 days ago

Senior Computer Scientist

Adobe San Francisco, CA +2 locations

where you sit, join us. The challenge Design, develop, build, test, deploy, and maintain secure, scalable and highly reliable Web Based Services… Adobe


30+ days ago

Senior Computer Scientist, Media Encoder

Adobe Americas-USW-San Jose (Headquarters), Americas-USW-San Francisco

We do it with energy, passion, and curiosity, and we’re backed by our rich heritage and culture of innovation. We’re looking for exceptional talent… Adobe


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    Current Employee - Senior Computer Scientist in San Jose, CA
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    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than a year)

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    Pros

    - Laid back atmosphere that promotes a fantastic work/life balance. - Phenomenal benefits--from the health plans, to flexible vacation policy, and set company breaks. - Great coworkers. - There is a push to redefine what Adobe is from the inside out with varying success. - you feel like your contribution matters. Leaner teams mean you have more impact on the company (and project) bottom line.

    Cons

    - Vision is sometimes lacking from above (or at least not clearly communicated to staff). - Sometimes difficult to work on what you want (or were hired for) - Inertia in older codebases (and defined process around the application) can be difficult to overcome. - There is a drive to adhere to Scrum even when it sometimes doesn't fit the project goals.

    Advice to Management

    - Define that clear vision that motivates your teams. Understand that changing direction often can confuse and demotivate. - Realize that development methodologies aren't one size fits all. - Push to simplify both the process and the system. Adding process for process sake is a dangerous path that leads to immobility. Allow engineers to reduce complexity and debt whenever possible.


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