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DataStax Overview

Santa Clara, CA
201 to 500 employees
2010
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
DataStax powers the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™ and designed for hybrid cloud. The foundation for real-time applications at massive scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it possible for companies to exceed ... Read more

Mission: We are building a worldwide company that attracts innovative and passionate people who work to deliver quality results in a distributed environment. DataStax employees live in an environment where visibility, accountability, and respect for each other is paramount.

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    What I Learned Shadowing Billy Bosworth for a Day

    For some people it takes a village. For me, it took at least a town or a small city along with my very determined mother, who immigrated from Japan to raise me. I saw her work as many as three jobs at a time, and her determination to ensure I wouldn't suffer from the hardships she experienced influenced me to strive for excellence and nothing short of it.

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DataStax – Why Work For Us?


DataStax Careers


Become a part of the paradigm shift and help us change how people work and live. We are a global company of innovative and passionate people with headquarters in the heart of the Silicon Valley. We are looking to hire smart and passionate people who work towards delivering results built on the three pillars of Visibility, Accountability, and Respect.

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Powerful NoSQL database platform for today’s dynamic online applications

In-memory computing, search, analytics, security and simplified management built on Open Source Apache Cassandra.

DataStax is the company behind Apache Cassandra, which powers real-time online applications. While relational databases fail under modern and dynamic workloads, high-volume data and new business requirements, Cassandra’s modern architecture makes it massively scalable, always available and easy to deploy. DataStax delivers a production version of Apache Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise (DSE), and the ecosystem to make the vision behind Cassandra a reality.

Enterprise Capabilities Built on Open Source

Shorten the time to revenue for Cassandra deployments and extend capabilities of Cassandra with enterprise-ready features and technology, such as search, security, analytics, in-memory computing and easy-to-use management tools. DataStax Enterprise and its supporting ecosystem provide fast performance, strong security, and operational simplicity for line-of-business applications.


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    "Great Product + Great People = Amazing Company"

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    I have been working at DataStax full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    When you have a product that is a leader on it's kind. You are not really "selling", you are spreading the word on a truly great platform that can enable innovation, and being part of that is just amazing.
    - The Product is amazing and is getting better
    - The People are outgoing, warming and respectful
    - At HQ you have everything you need
    - The Benefits are great and so is the Compensation

    Cons

    Is a growing company, and they are working on structures. But this is nothing bad, time is all they need but otherwise is the best company I've worked for

    Advice to Management

    Continue to think on your people, continue to support your people, keep your employees in mind as you are doing now.

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    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DataStax (Austin, TX) in March 2018.

    Interview

    Gave them my resume at career fair and received an email from the guy I talked to there about a week later. Had a phone screening just talking about the job position and then the guy sent an tech challenge with no deadline or time constraints. Tech screen was basically creating a program that tests if certain files were correct or incorrect. Took me a while to understand the instructions.

    Due to my schedule and various questions I had, the challenge took me about 3 weeks to finish but someone else could have pounded this out in a day or weekend if they had the free time and no questions. During the 3 weeks I worked on it, I actually submitted it twice, but the first time, my output was wrong due to miscommunication with the guy, so I re-submitted it. About a week later, I got a phone offer.

    Overall, they were very accommodating, friendly, and relaxed. They were very understanding of my busy schedule as a student.

    Interview Questions

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