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1904Labs Overview

Saint Louis, MO
51 to 200 employees
2016
Company - Private
IT Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Our goal is simple. Be the best outsourced partner to build cloud-based software and data solutions. We achieve this by being a partner that is easy to work with, provides innovative start-up minded people and with the right experience to deliver excellent results in our chosen ... Read more

Mission: When it comes to our team members, our goal is simple – we want to be the best, most fulfilling place to work. A place where our people and their opinions are valued, collaboration and teamwork is the norm, and everyone is encouraged to contribute new ideas to make ... Read more

1904Labs Reviews

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  • "Greatest Place for Innovation in St. Louis"

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    Current Employee - Full Stack Developer in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Full Stack Developer in Saint Louis, MO
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    I have been working at 1904Labs full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Innovation Hours (time to work on our own innovation projects, education, volunteer, etc.).
    Leadership values the employee as a whole.
    EXCELLENT Work/Life Balance
     A great balance of Trust & Freedom with Order & Expectations.
    Flexible hours and fair work from home policies.
    Competitive Salaries.
    True commitment and support to community involvement.
    Working on the latest and greatest tech stacks.
    Good people.
    Excellent, fun team culture.
    Appreciated "extras": Snacks, 3d Printer, Personal growth budget, Cortex/CIC Benefits, etc.
    Employees have influence over culture and policies (team buy-in, within constraints).
    Company encourages and provides resources for one's own growth.
    Positive/peaceful atmosphere without feeling slow.
    Lot's of opportunities to step up and learn something new or practice a technique or skill that is beyond the daily client work (keeps things fresh).
    I make a difference / The work I do matters, and is appreciated (meaningful).

    Cons

    1904labs does not (at the time of writing this review) make any of its own products - they are in client services. Therefore:
    - Ownership over the product you create varies based on client
    - Paid Time Off is on par or slightly better than other client services, but may be less than non-client services

    *We are in a fortunate in that we choose to work with clients that share our core work values. Meaning, we get to work with clients who are in alignment with agile principles and are creating/innovating new solutions (i.e. we're not servicing old legacy applications). Therefore, although the work will vary between clients, the style and expectations across client teams is very similar and that works greatly to our benefit.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! We look forward to maintaining our excellent culture as we continue to grow. Continue hiring great people!

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1904Labs Interviews

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    Software Developer Interview

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at 1904Labs (Saint Louis, MO) in December 2017.

    Interview

    1. HR Call, 2. Practice Lead Call, 3. In person interview of 3 stages consisting of a personality assessment ( relaxed Q&A), a presentation of a personal project or a more difficult problem statement given 2 days in advance, and a live coding problem with 45 minutes to solve which varies depending on perceived skill level/need.

    Interview Questions

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1904Labs Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces in St. Louis, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2018

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