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Great people and great work

Engineering (Former Employee) Mountain View, CA

ProsSome of the smartest people with whom I have ever worked will doing some of the most challenging and interesting work I have ever done.

ConsCowboy culture with little to no adult supervision.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey know what to do and are doing it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company, bad management

    Human Resource (Former Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Ooyala as a contractor for less than a year


    Pros: - Great perks, fun culture - Smart people - Exciting work Cons: - Boys club - VERY few people get promoted within the company. You can slave away days and nights, do the work, but you're not going… Advice to Senior Management: Not sure if they would care for any of advice… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Amazing people, amazing work... Management is improving.

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Ooyala full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Ooyala has a thoroughly first-rate group of engineers. They're usually very experienced and from good schools. Many are very good at communicating and… Cons: Management doesn't know how to handle promotions for senior engineers. Almost nobody makes Staff Engineer, while many, many become Tech Leads. Does management… Advice to Senior Management: If you want more of something, stop telling people they can't get a promotion because they do it. Anything you cite as "here's why… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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