Model N

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Model N Reviews

Updated January 9, 2015
Updated January 9, 2015
111 Reviews
3.2
111 Reviews
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Model N Chairman and CEO Zack Rinat
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance with opportunity to work from home when neccesary (in 13 reviews)

  • Model N provides facilities like work from home (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance exists with a high sense of urgency on a daily basis (in 9 reviews)

  • Middle management, if you want to learn politics then learn from them (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work - need to up the compensation package

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    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in Waltham, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in Waltham, MA

    I worked at Model N full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Companies uses latest technology stack for product development. Promotion policy is fair and work-life balance is reasonable

    Cons

    Pay was not up to the market standards

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    The company stresses on-time product release with very little planning.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Model N

    Pros

    Weekly lunches and company meetings. Decent gym nearby.

    Cons

    Leadership was nonexistent. Supposedly followed Agile practices but product owners weren't often available and scrum masters weren't properly trained.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3.  

    product manager

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Model N

    Pros

    very professional team of very experienced people.

    Cons

    nine-to-five culture. Every man for himself. Not a tech environment

    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Dynamic team with 'can-do' attitude.

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    Current Employee - QA Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Model N full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    People are the asset of the company with strong executive team members. Flexible work hours for a work-life balance. Emphasis on the company core values and abiding by them. Has a long-term vision with corresponding short-term goals. We went through the worst times and I feel it is even stronger now.

    Cons

    Sometimes you will feel, you are not part of the decision making process. We build great Products, but sometimes I feel there is lack of long term vision for some of those Product. Management advocacy for off-hour working versus finishing it within working hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    BETTER PLANNING. I feel there is a sense of urgency for everything we want to do. With better planning, we can deliver much more great Products and perhaps deliver more than what we do today, which I think is bit stressful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good work, Not so good work culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Model N full-time

    Pros

    Good Technology, Good understanding of the market and economy. Lots of good passionate people. On the face of it good "incentives" for employees. Work from home was possible.

    Cons

    Very top-down management, seemingly open, but not really. Approachable, but not open.
    Hints of nepotism/favoritism.
    There seemed to be so many things they do for employee morale, except should anybody actually use it, they might be docked for it, if you are not in the management's good graces, that is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would worry about the attrition, and find out what makes so many people leave what seems like a great company!

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Just an "Ok" company for a starter

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Model N

    Pros

    Very relax atmosphere to work

    Cons

    Not so straight forward with the employes

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Have great people.Great company to work with if you love versatility and have can do attitude..

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Model N full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very open culture..This gives you ability to showcase your talent without being trapped in bureaucracy
    Some very smart people work here. Gives an opportunity to learn from them
    Lots of fun activities along with work

    Cons

    Many times due to faster turnaround time, team needs to work in start up mode, which is fun but at the same time stressful..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Model N has the best people!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Model N full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people are the great, more than willing to offer help and support.
    Very open about how the Company is doing - both good and bad.
    Has a very good training program.

    Cons

    Work- life quality balance is an ongoing battle. "Whatever it takes to get the job done"
    Too many Chiefs that tend to micro manage
    No administrative support within the Teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find out why so many people are leaving the Company, especially long term employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Audacious Effort and Humility in Learning

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Model N full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    If you want to learn and increase the slope of your learning curve, Model N is the place to go. Neither too small, nor too big, just the right size so that you get the benefit of working in a startup type environment without the risk of losing it all. Very entrepreneurial culture, you will never be short of challenging work. Not a place for slackers.

    Cons

    Be ready to give it all, very demanding and challenging and you get recognized by what you deliver, not by your title.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management should spend more time with team members.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall it has been a nice and positive experience working at Model N. Plenty of opportunities to learn new things here.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Model N full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. As a full-time employee, the company has subsidized for a free membership at the gym located at Pacific Shores.

    Cons

    I hate the commute and there are no sick leave policy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be nice to have a chance to work from home at least for one-day in a week.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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