Opower
4.4 of 5 66 reviews
www.opower.com Arlington, VA 500 to 999 Employees

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A great place to work, great problems to solve because saving the planet is never easy

A Newish Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThis is a great place, with very smart people doing a great thing for a great purpose, to save our planet. That's the best thing about Opower is the people and the capability to learn as many new technologies as your brain can hold, and even more fun is applying that learning to solving very complex problems. It's results that matter here, so it makes it pretty straightforward. The people make the work fun. I highly recommend Opower as a career move you will not regret!

ConsMiddle management has a lack of people skills, and because of that people's careers can seem at a standstill. It's very much an "up to you" kind of place, so you have to toot your own horn, make sure you get recognized and appreciated. Everyone including the managers are so heads down and getting things done they can overlook good contributions by others. Also it's getting a bit political as change occurs and people start carving out fiefdoms. The good thing about that is it's not done haphazardly, the bad thing is that it may come as a surprise to many as the changes occurs. More engagement with employees would be a good thing to settle any nervous reactions.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe company became great because of the people, so pay them some attention. Make sure the contributions of everyone are noted and make sure the managers pay attention to people's careers. Neglect nobody, and let loose some additional stock will ya? Bonuses would be nice as well!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's great to be a part of something that is not just helping the world be a better place, but IS a better place to work

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    Pros: Fun, dynamic, exciting, fast-paced, challenging place to work. The… Cons: If you don't like to work with extremely smart, passionate… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Fun environment, talented people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Opower full-time for less than a year


    Pros: The environment here is extremely collaborative and trusting. The training and onboarding processes are fast-paced, however new employees are given strong support from all… Cons: Compensation is not competitive and there is no 401K matching; I'm hoping that the recent fundraising round will help to boost some salary and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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