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EdgeWave CEO & President Dave Maquera
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17 Ratings

    Best Company I've worked for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EdgeWave full-time (more than 5 years)



    I have worked in many industries and I can honestly say EdgeWave has been one of the best companies, if not the best company I've worked for. You are given independence and freedom to do your job how you see fit. I have received many incentives for a job well done above and beyond what a normal employer would give besides four raises in a little over two years (no I'm not exaggerating). Most people at the Company have only ever worked for EdgeWave or have only ever worked in the technology industry and do not realize how good they have it. I say try working in the retail or hospitality industries for awhile and then see if there are complaints about management, culture, or appreciation because there wouldn't be any.


    -a few bad apples can ruin the crop

    There have been a lot of changes in senior management in the sales department over the last three years. This has resulted in quite a few bad hires and disgruntled sales employees that probably should never have been hired in the first place. Sales may drive a company, but on Glassdoor regarding EdgeWave, sales employees' reviews have led to a rationalization of delusional perspective. No one that is happy really writes reviews, which is why I thought I should, since I am. All of the other departments are quite content with EdgeWave, and since that is where the Company's core competencies are, that is more important. The Company now has very exciting new leadership in the sales department, so this area should improve greatly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't listen to negative reviews about management. I can honestly say I have not had a better employer. Over half the employees at EdgeWave have been with the Company for 5+ years, and quite a few for 10 and 15+ years and are very happy with the flexibility, understanding, and appreciation from their managers.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rohnert Park, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Rohnert Park, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at EdgeWave in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a recruiter online, did a screening interview with recruiter, and then a phone interview with the hiring manager before doing an on-site interview with same, software engineers, and a company founder. They fed me and got me talking about things my own passions. Casual yet mature work environment.

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    • Nothing unexpected or difficult. Most challenging was probably: "How do you handle boredom?"   View Answer
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2014 Hot Companies and Best Awards, Network Products Guide, 2014

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Website www.edgewave.com
Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

EdgeWave is a Cyber Security industry leader delivering innovative, effective and efficient security solutions across the full spectrum of business and government organizations. EdgeWave combines real-time human and artificial intelligence, and a military-grade approach to anticipate, identify, and defend against the most sophisticated adversaries and most challenging... More

Mission: Helping organizations confidently embrace the connected world.

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