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A9.com is a great place to work in the Bay Area.

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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at A9.com

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Work is challenging, compensation is better than many other offers, lots of smart engineers, lots of search technology here

Cons

SDE's have to do carry a pager. Not much face time with manager each week.

Advice to Management

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Small company with large backer

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at A9.com

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    large interesting datasets, nice location, very competent engineers, flexible working hours, solid Amazon infrastructure, small company culture

    Cons

    limited space for career growth
    most of the product decisions are made in Seattle, feels a bit like technology outsourcing center

    Advice to Management

    give greater ability to A9 to start and run independent projects to leverage small company advantages. More collaboration with research community outside A9/Amazon


  2. Helpful (2)

    great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at A9.com

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good mix of short term (weeks) and long terms (months/year) projects.
    surrounded by smart people
    Friday sports
    startup spirit and yet (Amazon's) deep pockets and one-of-a-kind infrastructure

    Cons

    lunch can be expensive (downtown Palo Alto)

    Advice to Management

    better project planning


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