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12 days ago

Named Account Manager - New Business Development

Blue Coat Vienna, VA

include calling named accounts, mapping and establishing strong business relationships with key stakeholders in the organization, advanced solution… Blue Coat

20 days ago

Americas Sales Operations Business Partner

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

Performs budgeting, planning, and analysis activities for sales operations. Reviews capital expenditures and analyzes sales-related expenses… Blue Coat

7 days ago

Web Application Security Software Developer

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to… Blue Coat

17 days ago

Intern Enablement Systems Administrator

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

This position is responsible for the support, design, development, implementation, delivery, and maintenance of resources used for online… Blue Coat

19 days ago

Sales Compensation Design Manager

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

will include the following: • Planning and leading all annual Design Team meetings • Soliciting executive and field-level input regarding business… Blue Coat

16 days ago

Director of Support Operations

Blue Coat Draper, UT

Reporting to the VP of Support Services, this Director level position will have a strategic and tactical role, leading and/or supporting key Support… Blue Coat

2 days ago

Web Protection Technical Support Agent – new

Blue Coat Salt Lake City, UT

Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to… Blue Coat

2 days ago

Sr QA Engineer – new

Blue Coat United States

• Develop and define test strategy and plan based on customer, product or business requirements. • Coordinate with QA Lead to ensure that processes… Blue Coat

13 days ago

Senior Support Escalation Engineer

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

• Provide direct support to internal and external customers via email, web and telephone in a fast paced support environment and provide an… Blue Coat

14 days ago

Sales Ops Intern

Blue Coat Sunnyvale, CA

(examples of types of activities) - Sales Administrative Support • Provide Logistical support to sales team • Provide periodic & ad hoc reporting… Blue Coat

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    A Company Full of Redwoods

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Development Engineer in Draper, UT
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Development Engineer in Draper, UT

    I have been working at Blue Coat Systems full-time (more than an year)


    There's a lot of really smart, talented, and dedicated people working at Blue Coat. Most of them are easy to approach and willing to offer help when asked. There's opportunity to grow professionally, bringing one's skills to new levels. Dress is casual, which is a huge plus. You can usually work from home part of the week. Base salary plus bonus brings one's annual pay to far more than you could get anywhere else in the valley. I would dare say it is THE top paying company when it comes to compensating their engineers. The company has an excellent culture, with an in-house, company supplied bar, tech talks, frequent company provided lunches, a free snack and soda supplied break room, several wall mounted TVs scattered around the office, a beautiful view of the valley, opportunities to engage in community projects, company outdoor BBQs 2-3 times in the summer.


    Since they pay for the best and brightest, there is no hand-holding. The onboarding is basically non-existent; you're just expected to come up to speed quickly and on your own. If you need help, it's up to you ask someone for it. When you come on board, your work environment isn't set up for you; you request the machines you need and set them up yourself. The projects can seem to use a methodology somewhere between Agile and Cowboy coding. You can alternate between too much to do and too little to do (during code freeze and waiting for the OK to release). As a new employee, it can seem like a fraternity, trying to prove yourself worthy of the respect you deserve for your years of experience. In other words, there's a tendency to not trust the new guy until he proves himself, rather than vice versa.

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    Scrap the ridiculous idea of team building through "Storming and Norming...", which often leads to simply the most vocal and fanatical getting their way. You decide who is best to make the decision on certain things and put them in charge of it. Don't just throw the team together and let them work that out.

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