DataSphere Technologies

  www.datasphere.com
  www.datasphere.com

DataSphere Technologies – Why Work For Us?

About Us


DataSphere is one of the fastest-growing hyperlocal marketing companies in the US. We help local businesses across the country raise their visibility, convert more customers, and gain a competitive edge with custom marketing packages.

Through local partnerships, world-class marketing technologies, and a highly trained sales force, DataSphere makes it easy for leading media companies to better serve 13 million small business advertisers.

In short, we're helping reinvent small business advertising.

Datasphere is headquartered in the Seattle area. In addition to Seattle, we have another office in Tempe, AZ.

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Careers at DataSphere

There’s a reason why almost half of DataSphere’s new hires come from employee referrals. Several reasons, in fact.

We have a tremendously fun and dynamic atmosphere that has our employees looking forward to coming in to work each day.  We foster an environment of personal and professional growth by investing in training and mentorship. We encourage all employees--regardless of role or level--to voice their ideas for pinpointing new business opportunities or adding increased value to our customers.

In a very real sense, everyone at DataSphere is empowered to act as CEO of their role.

If you want to make an impact every day and grow your professional career, then this may be the place for you.


DataSphere Culture

We have created a unique working environment that recognizes and rewards innovation, responsibility and teamwork, helping us not only create a series of best-in-class technologies, but also maintain a dynamic atmosphere that fosters rapid iteration and constant improvement. By investing in training and mentorship, we create an environment of personal and professional growth. Everyone at DataSphere is empowered to act as CEO of their role. If you want to make an impact every day, this is the place for you.

We also have a team of industry-leading, hand-picked technical talent from top-tier technology companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Expedia, to name just a few. These tech experts are behind the patented technologies that drive our innovative customer-focused solutions. 

Benefits and Perks

Here at DataSphere, we realize that people spend much of their daily lives at work.  That is why we create a refreshingly fun and energetic work environment that makes our employees look forward to coming to work each day.  We also provide a set of industry-competitive benefits to support our employees and their families.  

Our employees tell us each and every day how much they enjoy working at DataSphere. Many declare that this is the best place they have ever worked.  In fact, in 2013 DataSphere was voted Best Places To Work in Washington and Arizona by our employees. Here are just some of the reasons why:

Benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts with an employer contribution for employee and dependents
  • 401k investment plan with an generous employer match
  • Employer-paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance and Employee Assistance Programs

Other reasons you’ll love working at DataSphere:

  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Minutes to the Eastgate Park & Ride
  • Free lunch once a month

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

    Pros

    I have been here for a couple of years and I have enjoyed my time. I have learned a lot -- which is key for my happiness in a job. I am constantly challenged and I love that.

    Solid team environment and very little office politics.

    Work life balance is solid. Rarely do I ever put in more than 40 hour (often less than 40 hours). In addition, PTO is 4 weeks for the first year and the office basically closes down between Xmas and New Years.

    The product is a solid option for small business. With the new mobile package and the guaranteed results, at our prices, is a great for businesses that need to build awareness.

    Lots of great prizes for success, such as monthly $1,000 bonuses, President's Club trip, extra time off, $$$$.

    Cons

    It's a sales job which can be a grind at times. I think that's true of all sales jobs though.
    I would like to have opportunities for more re-training, especially when I am feeling burned out.
    Some of the tools we use could use some improvement, especially arrow.

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    Look at improving the benefits. They are only meh.
    Some of the self entitled behaviors that exist on the sales floor is bad. Maybe improve screening interview process.

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DataSphere Technologies Interviews

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Updated Oct 1, 2014

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at DataSphere Technologies in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    First you fill out an application online. Then they do a quick phone interview with very little details. Once selected, you interview in person with two sales managers.

    When I arrived to their office I was interviewed with only one sales manager. They only called one sales manager who walked in wearing some shorts and a polo knit shirt. He asked me a series of questions making very long pauses writing notes with his clipboard. He then walked back and spoke to the recruiter and she told me that she would get in touch with me on the next step in the process. After reading all the interviews on this site It seemed that most candidates interviewed with two managers instead of one.

    Thinking about the process I don't think I had a chance from the beginning by looking at their body language. I didn't understand because I was completely business dress wearing a suit. I have over 15 years sales experience consistently hitting sales quotas month over month and I've recently earned my bachelors degree working and going to school full time. I actually feel insulted that I wasn't selected for this job because I am more than qualified for this position. I believe they don't just want exceptional people, they want you to fit the mold. No diversity.

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DataSphere Technologies Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2013
Technology Fast 500, Deloitte, 2013
Best Places to Work, Phoenix Business Journal, 2013
Best Places to Work in Washington (Large), Puget Sound Business Journal, 2013
2012 Best Places to Work Finalist, Phoenix Business Journal, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.datasphere.com
Headquarters Bellevue, WA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year

DataSphere is one of the fastest-growing hyperlocal marketing companies in the United States. The company has created a next generation online marketing platform that provides local businesses with a simple and effective way to create and manage their investment in the increasingly complex online and mobile marketing space. The platform enables brand building and customer acquisition capabilities that were previously only available to much larger organizations. Using simple tools and intelligent recommendations, DataSphere’s clients’ campaigns can leverage DataSphere’s... More

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