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Great Company to work for.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Linux Engineer in San Antonio, TX
Current Employee - Linux Engineer in San Antonio, TX

I have been working at Rackspace full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Relaxed yet challenging environment. Engages in creative thinking, and project ownership. Solid foundation of core values.

Cons

It's in Texas. Benefits can be better.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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    Great vision, Great goals, problems w/middle management.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in San Antonio, TX

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

    Pros

    You can't help but stay motivated and feel good when you hear the Senior Leadership Team speak, very focused, and very committed to the success of the company, the SLT keeps me going.
    Free soft-drinks, very casual atmosphere, great laid-back vibe to the company.

    Cons

    As someone else said, if you're not on great terms with your direct manager, you will never advance. . SLT is too far removed from the many issues with middle-management, and honestly probably unable to fix many of the problems at that level without causing more chaos. Pay is lower than average, core values are NOT exercised by some in middle-management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop better relationships with your middle-managers and you will see the holes, provide a way for employees to discuss issues at this level, offer direct communications as needed with employees when issues are not resolved with their managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Software Developer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Antonio, TX

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

    Pros

    Awesome place to work, play and learn.

    Cons

    Management switches a lot, so you have many managers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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