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Great place, brilliant people and great potential !

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Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

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

Pros

Great place with brilliant people and great potential and a visionary CEO!! I have seen this place change from a small quiet office in San Mateo with quiet, hard working people to one with a vibrant start-up feel ! And I mean it in a great way ! I look forward to coming to work everyday ! Free breakfast every day, free lunch on Tuesdays and subsidized lunch on other days!! Stocked refrigerators and micro kitchens to boot !! What more count I ask for? :). Been here 2 years and my enthusiasm has not diminished in the least !

Cons

Can't think of any cons.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are doing a good job !! Scott Yara and Paul Maritz ROCK !!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. 19 people found this helpful  

    A jumbled morass of disparate technologies and a highly politicized environment.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    PaaS may get some traction...in two years. If you play the political game well your career will move along quickly.

    Cons

    It's a shark tank with a fear-driven culture. And not above putting in bogus reviews on Glassdoor that chat up the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to embrace disagreement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pivotal Response

    Feb 20, 2014Manager

    Thank you for your review. As a representative of Pivotal, I wanted to mention that all reviews posted are from actual past or current employees who want to share their honest views of our growing ... More

  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Great in the US - poor in EMEA

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

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

    Pros

    Pivotal is about to establish a unique position in the market for Cloud and Big Data; There is great leadership and executive management in the US, products are great and resonate well in the market

    Cons

    Working for Pivotal pretty much feels like working for EMC as they dominate the account work and opportunities and claim responsibility for Pivotal business; there is a lot of politics going on which constrains success; EMEA management is weak, tries to completely rely on EMC to drive business

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look into what's really happening in EMEA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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