SoftLayer
2.8 of 5 56 reviews
www.softlayer.com Dallas, TX 500 to 999 Employees

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Jack of all Datacenter trades

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsGreat entry level job, can move fast if you are in the right location.

ConsLow pay for most areas, very demanding work( con for some people)

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No formal training; must be an independent learner/worker

    Software Engineer II (Former Employee)
    Dallas, TX

    I worked at SoftLayer full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Got to learn a lot of new technologies on the… Cons: Management is not "open-door". Hard to reach direct supervisor. Sub-par health benefits. Upper-management (VP's) always trying to best each… Advice to Senior Management: Pay more attention to your employees. Don't give reviews showing that employees are meeting… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Only Good for Entry Level Experience

    Customer Support Technician (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I worked at SoftLayer full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The technical knowledge gained can be useful in getting a… Cons: The work environment is hostile, highly political, and not conducive to employee growth. Upward mobility is extremely difficult and only seems to occur thanks to… Advice to Senior Management: Your human resources are assets to be developed, not something… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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