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Good place to learn, but frustrating at times

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

Pros

Very smart people
Great team atmosphere
Fun and challenging products to build
Product deveolpment side is very well managed

Cons

Lack of direction as a company
Frustrating marketing descisions
Grew way to fast without any real planning and paying for it Now

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your customers and employees building your products and not just product marketing. Don't be afraid to make money.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    One of the best places to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Nice building with a huge cafeteria, rest rooms, personal calling rooms and free coffee.
    Easy access using Ctrain or Bus, 800m from Brentwood station.
    Access to internal training. Annual development plan. Real chances to career grow.
    Cover parking to Managers and Team Leads.
    Great work-life balance, high number of days off and managers that really care about people.

    Cons

    Facing some changes after got a new CEO.
    New line of products to business industry could be a challenge.
    Sometimes hiring process could take more than 1 month.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Good company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at SMART Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Nice building. Good vacation and time off package. Average benefit package.

    Cons

    Not enough parking. Food choices minimal.

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