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A company in transition

Technical Lead (Former Employee) Boston, MA

Pros- If you put in the work, you will get the recognition and advancement
- Culture promotes good camaraderie among employees
- If staffed right, one can get exposure to a ton of different projects
- Healthy process for project reviews and year-end 360 reviews gives everyone the chance to get feedback from their co-workers

Cons- Company is transitioning; it's in the middle of developing a product line to supplement the professional services group. To date, there are no known stories of consulting companies making a successful switch to a product company
- Product line is being developed in Romania for cost reasons, so if you like products more than consulting and you are in the US, you are out-of-luck unless you want to move to Bucharest
- Clear and unfortunate cultural separation between delivery group and senior management

Advice to Senior Management- Leadership team could be more transparent about their decision making process
- Product development might be better off being done out of the US despite the higher labor costs: better communication and faster, more agile turnaround from a dedicated US team may yield faster results with higher quality and faster ROI. Delivery group proximity to product group may also yield better product assimilation with better implementation results and higher customer satisfaction and retention.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Know what you want out of the job before you take the job

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    I worked at Optaros

    Pros: Flexibility, lots of work travel (plus if you are young and single), heavy use of open source software specifically… Cons: Erratic leadership, focused more on short term bottom line revenue rather than long term customer satisfaction. I encountered integrity violation while on the job when… Advice to Senior Management: Try not to be flash in the pan and repeat Sapient. Maybe… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Optaros a great place to work

    Developer (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    I have been working at Optaros

    Pros: The people you work with are great, everyone is really smart and willing to share their knowledge. The company focuses on implementing solutions using open… Cons: The benefits are alright but they could be better. It's a consulting company so there are times when there could be a ton of travel.… Advice to Senior Management: Try to maintain the small company culture as size of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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