NorthPoint Solutions Reviews

Updated June 20, 2015
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  1. One of the most pleasant experiences that I've had as a software developer, the people in the company are simply 5/5.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY

    I have been working at NorthPoint Solutions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Many different and interesting projects.
    - Extremely talented team members.
    - Competitive salaries.

    Cons

    Clients will always be clients, no matter the consulting company.


  2. Consultant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions

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

    Pros

    Great place to work !

    Cons

    Cannot think of any cons.


  3. Sr. Consultant

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good company and benefits. lot of growth is you start as an associate and you can excel faster.

    Cons

    No bonus structure. Long hours of work. Needs a better office.


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  5. Drawing Straws

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Talented, smart coworkers, and interesting clients. Good opportunity to learn about Financial technology. Fellow grunts are friendly and very approachable.

    Cons

    Heavy on the office politics. Depending on what team you get thrown on, your experience can be wildly different. Compensation wasn't competitive, and salary has increased 56% since leaving. Projects are approached with frantic patching to quickly resolve issues rather that putting effort into fundamental underlying flaws. It was like a daily fire drill. Just point to the left when assigning blame.

    Advice to Management

    Management tends to lose sight of the forest focusing on the trees. Give employees feedback, training, and career direction. Time is wasted explaining comma placement in emails and what color shoes were worn to a client site rather than product implementation. Expectations are that you just put your head down and do what you are told with no consideration given to alternative solutions. Rampant micromanagement is counter productive to solution generation


  6. A good workplace

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions

    Pros

    Good employee benefits and employee development programs

    Cons

    Poor placement strategy when you are out of a project. If you are out of a client site after project completion, you are considered as an outsider with little support to join any other ongoing protects

    Advice to Management

    Please support your people when they come out of a project and help them to move on to any existing project by providing proper training, guidance, time and motivation.
    Please don't let them down and feel that you don't care them


  7. Friendly knowledgeable people and a stress free environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NorthPoint Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Exposure to some of the largest hedge funds in the industry.
    Highly knowledgeable coworkers who are also often very nice to each other.

    Cons

    No standard for career growth

    Advice to Management

    Please continue being awesome


  8. Great Company to work for, great salaries.

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

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Professional environment, many different projects, lots of growth.

    Cons

    It's really a staff augmentation company, not a consulting company.

    Advice to Management

    Don't treat employees like cattle herding from project to project based on availability.


  9. Nice place, nice job, nice people.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NorthPoint Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling allowed me to attend children's school functions.

    Cons

    opportunities for advancement were very political.

    Advice to Management

    Not sure how to manage change


  10. Good for Programming jobs

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NorthPoint Solutions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible and helpful working environment

    Cons

    slow job growth. A small firm trying to become large


  11. Helpful (1)

    A place where creativity and though leadership prosper.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NorthPoint Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Partners accept, rather than reject, alternative thinking to achieve not only the goals of the client, but the goals of the firm

    Cons

    As we care more about providing a place to be creative with upward mobility and leading edge solutions over getting wealthy, we sometimes lose prospective employees to the highest bidder

    Advice to Management

    We need to market ourselves better to get our name out in different arenas.



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