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Great company, awesome people, interesting projects

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Twitter as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

- Transparent company with good communication from upper management about most issues.
- Set of core values that people know and care about.
- People are smart, friendly, passionate, open, and responsive.
- Lots of really cool projects going on.
- Great compensation and perks.

Cons

- Visibility into a few issues and activities are not as good as they could be for those not directly related.
- Some areas of the company and product do not seem to be fully "ironed out" in terms of direction and what the company believes.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please continue to maintain strong lines of communication with the company as a whole, especially with the rapid growth the company has been experiencing.

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    Hands down the best job I've ever had!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Passionate co-workers who care
    Fun environment
    Fantastic food
    Interesting work
    Amazing perks and benefits
    Lots of potential for growth

    Cons

    We're growing super fast and there are some growing pains. No longer have the early start-up vibe, but that's to be expected with growth and maturity.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    First job out of school. Fast-moving, lots of responsibility.

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    - Given lots of responsibility.
    - Extremely smart teammates.
    - Learning a lot about how to write good software. Great as a first job out of school.
    - Things generally move very fast and we can get quick feedback and iterate.

    Cons

    - Things move very fast and requirements are often moving targets.
    - Coming from academia, a lot of the work is not as interesting as I had hoped.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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