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30+ days ago

Agile QA London, England

Opportunity Join a highly skilled cross-functional product team, developing new software using automated build and deployment, cloud based… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

CRM Developer London, England

Opportunity A key role in the CRM Team, the CRM Developer maximises the potential of our CRM platform (Adobe/Neolane), maintains… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

DevOps Build & Deployment Engineer London, England

The technical team at consists of around 200 people in London, Bangalore, and Edinburgh. The eight software development teams use… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Campaign Selection Executive London, England

Purpose of the Role: The Campaign Selections Executive is responsible for selection and build of campaign cell structures, responding to data… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Agile Developer in Test London, England

Working on delivering projects taking a lead technical quality assurance role, including: • Working with business analysts, product owners and… Glassdoor

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Agile Mobile Developer London, England

Agile Mobile Developer Competitive salary plus benefits London London Development London Development together with Bangalore Development… Glassdoor

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SME Marketing Manager London, England

The Team This role sits within the marketing team which is responsible for customer acquisition & retention for b2c and unmanaged… Glassdoor

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User Experience Designer London, England

The Team This role sits alongside another UX Designer and a Visual Designer in the Web product delivery team (aka Tango) within the Commercial… Glassdoor

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Android Mobile Developer London, England

London Development London Development together with Bangalore Development covers all thetrainline.coms systems. Those consist of retailing… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

HR Intern London, England

Induction • Initiate the new hire process in a timely manner. • Enter new starter information onto the relevant systems. • Create personal files… Glassdoor

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    Flat structure for developers with no chance of progression.

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at the full-time (more than an year)


    * Free fruit and drinks.
    * Monthly social.
    * Good facilities / office.
    * Open to ideas (to a point).
    * Flexible working with some working from home permitted.
    * Some great developers!


    * Flat development structure means no-one really knows what their role is (there are no junior / senior positions, just "developers"). This leads to some developers taking advantage and coasting (no-one ever gets fired, no matter how bad they are) and other developers wanting to drive forward / progress are held back.
    * No real career progression due to flat structure meaning "You are all the same" with nowhere to go.
    * Not great pay or benefits - annual performance reviews do NOT translate to any pay-rise or bonus / reward. This feeds back to same issue as flat structure where everyone gets the same pay rise whether you excel or coast.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be brave enough to acknowledge that someone with 15 years experience is going to be stronger than a graduate with zero experience. Reward those that excel and warn / remove those that are continually swinging the lead. If you do not you will continue to lose the strong people while keeping the poor ones that have nowhere else to go due to their lack of skill.

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