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Great company experiencing some growing pains

Engineering (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

ProsTalented and high caliber engineers, unlimited vacation policy, new product extensions, interesting technologies/challenges, flexibility in work hours/location, continual positive growth & great market opportunity

ConsDevops is somewhat broken, resource constraints in engineering more so than at other companies I have worked for, highly sales driven culture

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

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    Penny wise, and pound foolish

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Proofpoint full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: There are a lot of great and smart individual contributors. The occasional… Cons: Upper management were out of touch with what was actually happening, and the impact of their cost saving decisions. A lot of time and… Advice to Senior Management: Spend more time talking to the people in the trenches… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Bean and paperwork counters rule here

    Consultant (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Proofpoint as a contractor for less than a year


    Pros: With acquisition of Sendmail, future product is promising. Cons: Total focus is on short term tasks, engulfed in triplicate paperwork--hours go in 3 different places, mandatory survey emails to customers on a near-daily iteration.… Advice to Senior Management: STREAMLINE paperwork. Allow employees to make direct flights, even if it is slightly more expensive--the savings in employee stress is well worth it. … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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