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Not so good if you are an engineer

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

I have been working at New Relic full-time

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

cool office, cool product, Interesting work

Cons

work life balance,
compensation,
leadership,
personal growth,
professional growth,
unrealistic demands

Advice to Management

There is too much demand and no where near enough people to fill it. As an engineer there is no way to get permuted or recognized for your work. It seems like management manages engineers but have no interest in software engineering or understanding what we build.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Home run" job recent college graduate

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

    I have been working at New Relic full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Good compensation packages that are competitive.
    - Good work is actually appreciated and praised by management
    - Friendly Co-Workers and vibrant work atmosphere
    - Stability
    - Pre-IPO stock bonuses/ options
    - Family Like work Culture
    - Internal growth is encouraged

    Cons

    - Rapid growth and change (maybe bad for non-technical employee's such as sales reps)

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    New Relic Response

    Jun 10, 2014VP, People

    I am humbled and delighted that your experience lines up so well with what we endeavor to be everyone's experience.

    Steve (Mac) McEllfresh

  2. Helpful (3)

    Interesting work, great people

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

    I have been working at New Relic full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Never ending supply of interesting problems to work on. Very intelligent co-workers who are also pleasant to work with. Excellent work life balance, great office space with amazing views.

    Cons

    High growth rate appears to be making it difficult for management to keep up. Difficult to progress career, promotions go through at a frustratingly slow pace. No 401k match.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure engineers know exactly what they are being asked to do and why it needs to be done. It is extremely difficult to do good engineering if you don't know what is being requested and why it needs to be done.

    New Relic Response

    Jun 10, 2014VP, People

    Thank you! Great to see that our people, the work, and the environs continue to get high marks. We've done some work on career progression, but it is apparently hasn't changed your experience ... More

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