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Best place to work for great engineers

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Los Gatos, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Los Gatos, CA

I have been working at Netflix full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

It's like working for a very well funded startup.
If you're good, this company will boost your career lightyears ahead.
Compensation and perks are just right. No lavish lunches, just good organic food to keep you focused on business. No laundry service. It's not taking over your life.
Very fast growing company. Lots of room to grow and lots of opportunity (if you look).
Visibility - top down, you see everything. There are no secrets in this company. Very helpful if you know how to use this to your advantage.

Cons

If you're not good, you won't survive here.
If you have issues with your people skills, you won't survive here.
If you need hand-holding, someone to constantly point you in the right direction, you'll be directed to the door (while holding your hand).
You'll have to manage your work/life balance. Some people just don't know what 'unlimited vacation' means.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the great work.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - CSR2 in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - CSR2 in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Netflix full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    competitive pay, relaxed environment, various workplace amenities

    Cons

    Large call volume, huge customer base means needing to be insanely adaptive, 'sink or swim' mentality; if you don't continually preform you will be replaced regardless of past performance

    Recommends
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    Great Place to Work, rules are spelled out in the company's value slides.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Netflix

    Pros

    Great comp, great colleagues, goal oriented, company values are taken seriously.

    Cons

    Average quality does not work at NFLX

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up your good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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