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    Rapidly Growing Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer  in  Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This company is rapidly growing, so that means its a very fast paced job, you have to be able to handle wearing many hats as it is part of working for a small and growing firm. If you are looking for a cushy 9-5 job then this is not the company for you, and I was clearly told what to expect in my interview so there were no surprises, in other words no one forced me to take this job. Most of my coworkers are young and energetic individuals who are eager to learn and work their way up. If you are willing to put in the hard work and effort you can easily move up in this company.

    The salaries are competitive to other places, we get two weeks PTO, full medical, dental, vision, and life insurance all paid for by the company. So you can't complain too much about the benefits. Of course it would always be nice to have more.

    Cons

    Working for a small firm means everyone is expected to do their part to help the team. That includes working on weekends etc. So this could be a "Con" to some people, but anyone who has worked in IT knows that it is a 24x7 job. Let's just say there is no room for being lazy, and those type of people usually don't last at the company for more than a year.

    IT is a service industry, so you have to continuously ensure that your clients are satisfied. As a consultant you are out front and dealing with the clients on a daily basis, and from time to time there will be those clients who are more difficult than others. But that is simply part of the consulting business, if you are looking to hide out in a server room somewhere and not deal with people then this is not the job for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I've seen a lot of changes and improvements to the company, benefits, and perks over the past few years that I've been here. I'd like to see that trend continue.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Most exacting technical standards I've ever seen

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is a sustained pressure to maintain high standards for customers and it shows. General work environment is awesome. As long as standards are being maintained, management is flexible about how/why/where.

    Cons

    OSI is a smaller (but growing) company, so benefits are not amazing, but are improving.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    One of the best company's I've ever worked for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President of Sales  in  Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Vice President of Sales in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Being in sales I have worked for my share of terrible companies in the past...this company is by far the best. The CEO has lived up to every expectation we set, has always been 100% honest and up front about compensation, expectations on his employees and his own faults.

    I've only met one or two other people that are as committed as he is to retaining great talent, building a world class company and doing the right thing. Being a small to mid size company there is a lot of room for growth. Independent thinking, people who take initiative and people who share great ideas are shown appreciation for their hard work and effort.

    If there are issues, the company will take great pains to address those issues and resolve them. I can't say enough good things about my experience here.

    Cons

    It's a small to mid size company at this point. That means you won't necessarily get all the perks you would get with a larger corporation. But as I said above, there is also a lot more room for growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Growing company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at OSibeyond part-time

    Pros

    Some benefits working at a growing company: exposure to different environments and no bs

    Cons

    There was not a lot of control over certain things at the beginning but this has changed over time

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    Avoid This company at all costs

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

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you work here you will have a job, only pro!

    Cons

    At start this place doesn't seem like a bad place to work, but as things go on you learn quickly that it was a mistake working here. This is not a good company to work for, however it does have some good clients but some bad clients as well. Anyone experienced in the field knows small client with low budgets will always complain.

    Also I dont believe the 5 star reviews here are real, all posted on the same date pretty much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many to list

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    I regret working here everyday

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

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I wish there was some Pros to list, but none that come to mind. Only Pro is possibly that it can be a stepping stone for your career, if you stay for a year or less, but dont plan on staying too long.

    Cons

    Not a friendly work environment, low pay, low compensation, no coverage on expenses. Micro management on every task.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on understanding your employees and their needs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Pool of Talent

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

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Being a recent college graduate and eager to learn as much as I can, I couldn't have made a better life changing decision to be a part of something great. I felt my IT skills were exceptional, but after joining a team of very knowledgeable individuals I soon came to realize how much I am left to learn. I'm surrounded with a great team that is eager to take what I know and take it to the next level. The best part about it all though is that along with a very knowledgeable team and great service, we have fun while doing it.

    I would also like to acknowledge the pool of clients that OSIbeyond serves. Having working with all the users, I've come to realize how relaxed and approachable they are. It makes serving the clients more enjoyable. I'm very much surprised by the atmosphere that has been able to be created here. Very positive

    Cons

    Office space can be a little cramp at times, but with recent organization it's a lot better. Wish there was slightly more room. I can see the company expanding in due time.

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    World Class Team

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

    I have been working at OSibeyond full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    This company has one of the best group of people I have ever worked with. The commitment and dedication that each individual has not only to their job, but also the company and their coworkers, is absolutely admiring. There is a sense a fraternity that exists amongst the team, if one person needs help, others are there to support them. It is this type of work environment that makes getting up every morning and going to work exciting. Having coworkers that you get a long with and can have a great relationship both in the office and outside of the office is priceless. How often can you say that about everyone that you work with.

    Cons

    As a small company, we often have to wear many hats. So everyone is expected to step up and do their part to help as a team. So this can sometimes be a minor annoyance, but that is something you can expect when you sign up for the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the relaxed and flexible office policies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    One of the Worst Places I have ever worked!!!!!

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

    I worked at OSibeyond full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Clients for the most part but some really bad ones as well

    Cons

    - The owner is the worse part of this company, he is very arrogant and will always take the clients word over his own engineers, he will also back stab you if he feels it will benefit him or his company
    - The pay and benefits are not competitive for the work required
    - Work long hours with little compensation
    - Drive a lot , and no pay for gas or parking
    - No health insurance or other types of benefits
    - Time tracking is too tedious, every 15 minutes has to be tracked in a time sheet you will spend 30 minutes to an hour entering time sheets and reports everyday
    - You are constantly criticized and given no credit for good work, also the owner trusts no one

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This goes mostly to the owner , he needs to learn to be humble and appreciate is employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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