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Helpful (3)

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

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
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 a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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. Helpful (2)

    Young company where the only constants are growth and change, it's a crazy but fun ride

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

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - A great mission, vision and focus on defending the user
    - Open communication and transparency, easy to talk to senior management
    - Serious commitment to open source
    - Strong engineering culture, 50% of the company are engineers
    - Incredible food and benefits

    Cons

    - Some people are overworked and spread thin due to the growth
    - Not the best location for HQ, mid market is a rough part of SF
    - The company is very SF based, so remote work can be difficult at times
    - The transition from a startup to a larger company has been challenging

    Advice to Management

    Please balance the need to hire outside experience versus promoting within. There's an incredible amount of talent within the organization. Also please look at accommodating people who work remotely so we can reach everyone in the world.


  2. Helpful (1)

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


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