Compare Nest vs SmartThings BETA

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Nest

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SmartThings

Employee Ratings

  • Nest scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • SmartThings scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 176 reviews)
Nest employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 61 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Nest employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.9
SmartThings employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Nest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Nest employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Nest employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nest Ceo Marwan Fawaz
91%
91%Marwan Fawaz
Nest employees rated their CEO Approval 44% higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
SmartThings Ceo Matt Lynch
47%
47%Matt Lynch
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Nest employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Nest employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than SmartThings employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Nest has 151 more total submitted salaries than SmartThings.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer23 Salaries
$136,581/yr
Technical Program Manager5 Salaries
$168,130/yr
Security Manager2 Salaries
$147,810/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer14 Salaries
$124,031/yr
Manager, Product Management4 Salaries
$140,112/yr
Technical Support5 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Nest.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at SmartThings.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Nest.
  • "Leadership team" was the most mentioned Con at SmartThings.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 13 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 5 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
"Leadership team"(in 4 reviews)
"Engineering team"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Security Officer

I worked at Nest full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good management,good work life balance

Cons

don't have anything to share

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

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

Pros

SmartThings has a huge platform with high volumes of traffic, a plethora of technologies used, and brilliant engineers.

Cons

It can be demanding, the world of IOT is moving extremely fast.

Advice to Management

Reliability engineering should be a first class concern. New features are great, but reliability engineering should be a first class product concern that requires continuous investment as it has the... most direct impact on our customers.

Job Postings

SmartThings has 16 more recently posted open jobs than Nest.