SolarWinds
3.0 of 5 81 reviews
www.solarwinds.com Austin, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Grass is not always greener

Sales Engineer (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time for more than a year

ProsFree lunch (Twice a week)
After business hours, no work (No on-call, etc)
Energetic
Something different all day
No travel (Unlike other Sales Engineers)

ConsCalls get boring after a while.
On the phone after a while.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop buying crapy companies and focus on the core.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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6 people found this helpful  

Don't work here if you care anything about a healthy working atmosphere.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time for more than a year


Pros: Free lunch 2X a week. The salary isn't bad, but they… Cons: This is the worst company I have ever worked for. Don't be fooled - SolarWinds is a SALES organization, and nothing else. If you're here to… Advice to Senior Management: Grow up and stop chasing the almighty dollar. You are no longer a startup… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Great for the newbie seeking experience but extreme caution for those who have experience.

Channel Account Manager (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time for more than a year


Pros: - Lunch 2x week brought in (but they're skimping as of late) - Nimble, quick, organization that's growing fast - CEO is energetic -… Cons: - Sales Management is horrible - Don't take vacation it will only mean certain doom for your deals that are outstanding - Little to no advancement outside… Advice to Senior Management: The software is great - really. There isn't a need to give away deep margins to get an order today if a day later… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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