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  • Carbonite update
    11 days ago

    We’re excited to be recognized as one of Massachusetts’s fastest-growing companies! Thanks Boston Business Journal! See the full list below-

  • Carbonite update
    30+ days ago

    Why is Carbonite technology important? Why would you want to work with Carbonite? We're answering these questions and more! Take a peek:

    BizBuzz Blog

    When it comes to doing business, data is everything. That's why more than 75,000 small businesses trust Carbonite to protect their data and keep their businesses moving forward. We've created a quick new video that explains precisely why data protection is more important to small businesses than ever before - and why Carbonite is the right choice for your business.


Carbonite – Why Work For Us?

From law firms to medical practices, major sports teams and dog trainers, thousands of businesses across the country trust Carbonite as their backup solution. Carbonite keeps businesses in business with powerful, yet simple backup & recovery solutions.

Hear more from our team about how we bring power, simplicity, security and value into all we do.

Carbonite's award-winning Customer Care team shares their perspective on what it’s like to work with us.

Your files are more than just computer documents, they are the foundations of your business. That’s why we take backup seriously. For small businesses and individuals that need to ensure their digital assets are always safe and available, we offer solutions that are powerful yet simple and secure.

Unlike traditional backup and recovery companies, we harness modern cloud and hybrid technologies to provide enterprise-grade protection designed to meet the needs of our customers at an affordable price.

What’s more, our backup, recovery, and archiving solutions are virtually effortless and backed by proven, innovative technology. Our customers buy more than just a product from us, they buy a valuable solution that delivers a lot for the dollars they invest.


Work on technology that really matters – Since 2006, Carbonite has restored over 7.2 billion files that otherwise would've been lost forever.


You'll be surrounded by creative, smart and energetic coworkers who share a passion for what they do. 
We have an award-winning, seasoned leadership team with proven track records. In addition to launching 3 other companies, our co-founders successfully brought Carbonite public in August 2011.
In addition to a competitive pay and benefit package, we offer a casual working environment in terrific locations; including our corporate headquarters in downtown Boston, MA, Sunnyvale, CA, and Lewiston, ME.
In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 we were selected for the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work for mid-sized companies list.

We were selected for the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing companies in America in both 2010 and 2011 .

When possible, we try to promote from within, so there are plenty of opportunities to grow.


Career Opportunities

Carbonite has a wide variety of both technical and non-technical opportunities available.

Carbonite, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.

College Recruiting

Carbonite is looking for recent college grads with degrees in all majors, but particularly engineering, computer science, and business. Carbonite is also active in hiring summer internships and/or semester co-ops. A recent engineering summer intern said the best part about an internship at Carbonite was “Having the opportunity to engage in hands-on, relevant projects while also being encouraged to view the internship as a learning experience."

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Carbonite Reviews

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Carbonite President & CEO Mohamad Ali
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carbonite full-time (More than 3 years)

    Positive Outlook
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been fortunate enough to be a part of Carbonite from pre-IPO status to a flourishing business. Every day is different; nothing gets stale or boring. I look forward to coming into work each day and facing new challenges. You are not just a name or a number here - and Carbonite takes care to show that through wellness (blood drives, financial planning, chair massages, blood pressure checks, manicures at your desk, and much, much more) and work-life balance. There is a generous PTO policy, allowing employees to both work hard and play hard. Managers trust their employees to get the job done and care about job enrichment and promotional opportunities. I have been promoted twice in my four years here and continue to learn and grow each day!


    Not necessarily a con, but change is constant as we continue to develop and grow the business. While this is something I thrive on, people that are resistant or uncomfortable with change may have challenges to overcome.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

Carbonite Interviews

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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Carbonite (Boston, MA) in March 2015.


    Applied for the position online. HR contacted me within a week.

    Phone calls:
    Had phone conversations twice, both times with different manager. Was OK.

    In-person interview:

    I was told the interviews would last for 3 hours. Was fairly excited that I would be asked some good to great technical questions. Here is how it played out:\

    - Met the HR. Her questions
      -- Why are you looking to change?
      -- Are you interviewing other companies? Are you going to take up the offer if they extend one?
      -- What is your salary reqs?

    - Met the VP. No technical questions. Professional fit questions only.
       -- Describe yourself in 3 words
       -- We need the engineer to interact with other non tech teams and sometimes even with customers. Are you willing to do that?

    - Met 3 different managers, one of them was a hiring manager. No technical questions. Again, only professional fit questions.
      -- The hiring manager mentioned that he wants all his employees to be always working on other technologies so that they are ready to switch jobs in the future.
      -- I asked the one other manager about what he likes the most about working, to which he replied by mentioning everything except for the kind of work he has done at the company.

    - Met an engineer: Professional fit questions only. I don't even remember the discussion.

    The experience was mind numbing. In a nutshell, I spent 3 hours interviewing and there was not a single technical question asked. Bad reviews about the company on Glassdoor could also explain the hiring process.

    Interview Questions

    • - Describe yourself in 3 words
      - We need developer to interact with other teams. Does it work for you
      - Do you have any open source projects?
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Carbonite Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Maine, Best Companies Group, 2014
Contact Center of the Year (Over 100 Seats) - Technology Industries (Bronze Stevie), The Stevie Awards, 2015
Top 6 Channel Influencers, Talkin Cloud, 2015
Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte, 2012
Technology Fast 500, Deloitte, 2013
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Additional Info

Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2005
Type Company - Public (CARB)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Symantec, Mozy, Acronis

Carbonite's software preserves files just like it did Han Solo. We are a leading provider of cloud and hybrid business continuity solutions for small and midsized businesses. Together with our partners, we support more than 1.5 million individuals and small businesses around the world who rely on us to ensure their important data is protected, available and useful. To learn more about Carbonite, our partner program, and our award-winning backup, recovery & archiving solutions, visit us at

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