Silver Spring Networks Inc.

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There are lots of smart, enthusiastic people but they are generally spread very thin across many projects.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

ProsFree lunch four days a week and baristas at headquarters once a week
Great vacation policy

ConsNo 401k matching
Hard to get people at headquarters to work on your requests if you are working remotely

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people to do work (engineers and operations resources)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Lack of Top Down Leadership and Process

    Test Engineer (Former Employee) Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks Inc. full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Technology is promising, but can take another decade to bear… Cons: Technology takes too long to go through Pilot testing. Too Political. Its not what you know, its who you know and who you are… Advice to Senior Management: Put your foot down and start to demand changes. Get rid of middle management, very political. Only feed you what you want to hear,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    A hard charging company trying to change the world

    Director (Current Employee) Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Silver Spring Networks Inc. full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Exciting new technology working to improve a mission-critical industry Innovation and… Cons: Long hours Waiting to go public forever! Advice to Senior Management: Internal promotions are difficult making retaining talent difficult Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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