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- Career Opportunities
I worked at BigFix full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
Truly superior technology. Made competitors look laughably incompetent.
Management said they valued out-of-the-box thinking and actually meant it.Cons
Growth brought talent dilution and complex politics. Kissinger's law ("Academic politics is so vicious because there is so little at stake.") kicked in.
CEO couldn't hire a sales VP to save his life.
Company bought by IBM mostly to kill it.
Emeryville has its charms, but logistical accessibility (i.e. decent BART connection) isn't one of them.Advice to ManagementAdvice
The company as such no longer exists. So much of the comments here are moot.RecommendsNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEO
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BigFix had a cure for network security woes. The company developed software used to manage and secure corporate IT networks. Its products enabled the automation of such functions as security software update management and software configuration for PCs, servers, and mobile devices. It served customers in the financial services, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, and retail industries, as well as education and government sectors. Clients included Kronos, PETCO, and the public school system of Miami-Dade County in Florida. BigFix was founded in 1997. In 2010 the...