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30+ days ago

Senior Software Engineer

FactSet San Francisco, CA

Hours: 8am-5pm 1 year Contract Role We are seeking a talented and experienced individual to fill the role of Software Glassdoor


7 days ago

Software Engineer, Real Time Applications

FactSet San Francisco, CA

FactSet is seeking a talented engineer to join the Real-Time Applications team. Our projects focus on bringing the wide array of FactSet’s real-time… Glassdoor


19 days ago

Software Engineer, Real-Time Web Applications

FactSet San Francisco, CA

FactSet is looking for experienced web developers to help lead the creation of the next generation of FactSet real-time applications. Collaborate… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Engineering – US Campus

FactSet San Francisco, CA

FactSet Software Engineers are self-motivated, articulate, highly-skilled… priorities. Following training, the Software Engineer has… Glassdoor


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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at FactSet full-time

    Pros

    I have made many good friends here at Factset. At a personal level, people are friendly, everybody is laid back. We get a free lunch from Monday to Thursday. Flexible hours for software engineer as long as we can get our work done before a deadline. There are many good in-house software tools to speed up development. I didn't get much pressure from my manager. The pay is average in an exchange of the best work-life-balance. I can call vacation anytime because there is no such a crunch time at this place.

    Cons

    This place can be boring especially for someone who cares their works or want to learn. There are many interesting projects but nobody seems to care to put it together. There is no system to support people who are helping others or develop a new hire. Sadly, there are too many level organization hierarchy and many try too hard to bubble up the chain. Those who plays their games will be noticed but not those who focus too much on their works. As a result, many people learned to do just enough work to keep their jobs. Some were like zombies doing minimum work and waiting for a paycheck or preparing for the next job interview.

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    When there are engineers who left this place and moved on to Google, Apple, Box and many established startups, it means the management fail to retain those talents. Hiring more newly grad to replace the void does not solve the problem either. A good engineer will be bored and quit eventually.

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