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Average overall, don't expect too much

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Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pleasanton, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pleasanton, CA

I have been working at FrontRange Solutions

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

New technologies being used, financially stable.

Cons

Lacking communication between middle and senior management

Advice to Management

Must improve communication between members of senior and middle management.

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    A Competitive Company with a competitive attitude

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at FrontRange Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    - good pay - lower management seems to understand software - good development environment (build system works, db scripts work most of the time, etc) - if your not working the software department you can expect reasonable work hours - get yummy donuts once in a while - all the free coffee and tea you can drink - funny office space type culture

    Cons

    - extremely high pressure for the software department - engineers routinely put in 70+ hours a week, working on weekends - death march mentality - unrealistic deadlines - management plays favorites - engineers look unhappy at daily meetings

    Advice to Management

    - the pressure cooker environment will cause some employees to leave, thus adding more costs for rehiring more workers - high pressure situations are not sustainable


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    Short Stop or Last Resort Only

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Manager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Manager in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at FrontRange Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is no reason to work for FrontRange, unless you are absolutely stuck and can't find another job. IN that case, its better t han no job, just duck and cover.

    Cons

    The Management doesnt respect the customer, the partners or the employees. McCloskey came. and said he would grow the company in 2 years to over 100M; we just finally made it in 2007 through merger/acquistion - not through anything clever by the executive team. They had 2 great products- HEAT and GoldMine, and that suffered, and now fallen behind because most of the R&D is dumped in ailing ITSM. The original HEAT team has started a competiting product cherwell sottware - if you like that segment, maybe give them a call i nstead.

    Advice to Management

    The advice should go to the investors - remove the entire management team - they are only there to serve themsleves - waiting for the "Event". As for the executive team - focus on the core competencies and grow organically - instead of doing acquisitions for growth.


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