Doesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEO
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I worked at Architech full-time (More than 3 years)
If you are looking for autonomy, just want to code and don't care about job advancement this is the job for you. - Agile development company with no reporting structure. No boss to tell you what to do and give you directions. - If you are assertive and proactive, you can get yourself assigned to most project you like. - Good variety of projects because most of them are short term. - Strong software engineering culture where front-end development is a low priority. But very collaborative and capable coworkers. .
Stepping stone until you find another place with mentorship and career advancement. - There's very little opportunity for career advancement because that's reserved for a few of the bosses' favorites - You have to find your own way because there's no boss, no mentor and no one to guide you or give you objective feedback - Lack loyalties to workers. Recently they had "parted ways" with people whom skillsets no longer align with their ever changing company goals. - Low employee engagement and moral - seemed like HR's only job is to recruit and fire staff.
Advice to Management
Get some executive couching. Lead by listening: don't just get feedback from the customers get it from the staff as well.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Architech (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in July 2015.
Phone call with their recruiter, and a technical homework assignment. They really talked a lot about their use of the Spring framework. They sounded great on the phone but I'm left entirely disappointed by them.
- Build a SPA weather app that polls from an API service, show the weekly forecast, show the forecast in some kind of fancy way, and calculate the average weather pressure. The homework was either written by someone who didn't know what they were doing, or it was wildly out of date. It asked for things the API did not provide like JSONP requests and the sample API resource was truncated. 1 Answer
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