Black Duck Software

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Revolutionary Dynamic Company

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Current Employee - Corporate Sales  in  Burlington, MA
Current Employee - Corporate Sales in Burlington, MA

Pros

Innovative product from and innovative company in a new and exciting industry. Demand for products and services has been incredible and growth has been remarkable. A young, energetic company with amazing people and exciting unique culture. Extremely competent and "well known" executive staff that are always willing to lend a hand. No role is too small or unimportant.

Cons

Fast growing most of the time equates to lots of work. The day goes by fast and when you're around people who all enjoy what they are doing it makes it much easier.

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Amazing opportunities, but horrible work/life balance depending on dept.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA

    Pros

    BDS Is very good at providing room to grow. They do not limit how their employees excel, and if you have an idea, they will behind you 100% to implementation. There are new offices that are very clean, nice, and spacious. The senior management has an excellent head on their shoulders, and knows where the company is going overall.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is an extremely problematic issue at BDS, depending on your department. Sales and Marketing run all cylinders, all the time, with no concern about employee burnout. Both departments are understaffed, and taking sick days is extremely looked down upon. Coming in at 8:30/9am and leaving around 7pm or later is not unusual.

    For a Boston tech company with 100-150 employees, the benefits are barely average; there is no matching 401k, the insurance offered is an HMO for the cost of what other companies offer PPO, the pay is significantly (15%+) below market. Snacks and drinks are not free. Company laptops are provided, however they are likely to be previously used and will not be replaced until they are 100% non-functional, even if they are extremely (5+ years) old and partially non-functional.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    While you know where the company is going, I would seriously consider how much you value your talent, and if you're interested in keeping them; with the way the economy continues to improve, people are going to realise that there are better opportunities elsewhere with less hours, more pay, and better benefits.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA

    Pros

    If you believe in free/open-source software use, this company is focused on just that. It's a great place for people that have interest in progressive licensing.

    Cons

    Location: Waltham, MA. The commute is terrible for most of us, having no public transportation and the highways and back-roads around the office are perpetually congested.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None public.

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