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

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If you can handle monotony and 12 hour shifts, then this place is for you.

Data Center Tech (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX

ProsGood health benefits, relatively small company feel.

ConsTerrible work environment, 12 hour shifts, monotonous and soul crushing work

Advice to Senior ManagementBe honest with potential employees about the work schedule during interview process. There is nothing you can do about the type of work that needs to be done but it is horrendously tedious.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    OK place to earn your stripes, but really just a stepping stone position.

    Technologist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I have been working at SoftLayer


    Pros: Very nice office located in downtown Houston. Some employee perks are… Cons: Almost 40% of employees are in management. If you are not… Advice to Senior Management: Fire half of your managers, that will still leave you… More
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    Good place to get started

    Enterprise Sales/Account Manager (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I worked at SoftLayer


    Pros: Decent pay for starting an IT career Cons: Too many direction changes in the company strategy Advice to Senior Management: Focus in one direction and refine the process More
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