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Twitter is a fantastic place to work. It has a culture of communication and trust, and the benefits are great, too.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Site Ops Technician II in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Site Ops Technician II in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Twitter full-time (more than an year)

Pros

-Challenging and interesting work in a Big Data environment
-Collaboration is made easier by strong company values and friendly co-workers. There are some issues communicating across many locations
-The company encourages a culture of learning and growth. There are classes and talks almost every day on various topics and most of them are available to remote employees via video streaming.
-Great benefits including unlimited vacation time and free snacks/drinks. You get a good amount of t-shirts and other swag too.

Cons

The datacenter works on West Coast time, so the hours can be late. Many datacenter employees have to work one weekend day every other week as well.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Game changing, not just another Rails startup, but now a serious company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities, great culture, and great people. Lots of exciting work, in cutting edge technologies, where there is no fear in trying to make the world a better place.

    Cons

    Hiring has been heavy, but where the new workers fit into the picture is somewhat of a mystery in many groups. Potential for lower quality hires due to sheer numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the company feeling in check avoid the bureaucracy that will inevitably result

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    It really *is* about the people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Getting to work shoulder to should with some of the absolute top talent in in the industry is a big perk.

    The SF headquarters has truly phenomenal facilities, and travel between offices happens easily.

    Cons

    Sometimes engineering decisions can get bogged down a little bit in bureaucracy, but I feel that's natural for a company of this size.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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