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DigitalOcean Overview

New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
2012
Company - Private
IT Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a passionate community of technologists around the world. We want to simplify cloud computing for every developer and are working on some of the most challenging and interesting ... Read more

Mission: To create a cloud that developers love.

From a robust set of products and features, a user-friendly interface, to a library with thousands of tutorials, we’re always thinking of ways to make developers’ lives easier. It’s what ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We'd like to introduce you to our first class of interns, the minnows!
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  • At DigitalOcean, we are striving to create a positive candidate experience, starting with providing actionable feedback.

    Improving The Interview Experience: The Value Of Actionable Feedback

    Introduction I've been recruiting for fast-growing technology companies most of my professional career. Too often, it's felt like a rat race?-?let's hire the best talent we can afford as quickly as possible?-?which can lead to treating candidates with indifference rather than respect.

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DigitalOcean – Why Work For Us?



At DigitalOcean we’re simplifying the complexities of infrastructure for software developers. Here, you'll get to work with some of the smartest and most interesting people around, all focused on offering a simple and robust platform to easily launch and scale applications. If you get excited about stretching yourself in new ways, developing yourself to your fullest potential with amazingly supportive friends and colleagues, we want to talk to you! 

DigitalOcean Careers 

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Employees at HQ celebrating shark week


In our New York HQ office and our Cambridge office, our employees are given opportunities to bond on fun, casual terms. Whether its a hackathon, end of week happy hour, a "Formal Friday" where we host a fun and fancy soiree, or a "Free Your Feet Friday" where employees don office-issued slippers of their choice, we make sure our employees enjoy a relaxing and playful end to their extremely productive weeks.

In-office employees video chatting with their remote counterparts


At DigitalOcean, we strive to find creative ways of bringing our all-inclusive culture to the employees moving our company forward from the comfort of their own homes. Our "remotees" are always invited to every office outing—and are often the initiators of our planned events.  Our remotees can expect to receive regular deliveries of surprise snacks packages or movie tickets to enjoy.

DO-ers showing their love for our mascot, Sammy!


Working at DO means making sure our employees always get the support they need. Here are some of the benefits we offer:  

  • Medical, vision, and dental coverage for employees and their dependents.
  • 401(K) with matched contributions.
  • Monthly gym reimbursement to keep you fit.
  • Commuter benefits for our NYC employees and paid internet benefits for our remotes!
  • Open PTO policy for vacations, sick days, or religious holidays. Basically, take time off when you need to.
  • DO swag including a Kindle, T-shirts, and slippers.
  • Daily catered lunches in our NYC office.
  • Paid visits to our NYC HQ for all of our remotes.
  • Professional development through education reimbursement and the chance to attend conferences.
  • ….and a whole lot more!

DigitalOcean Reviews

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
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    I have been working at DigitalOcean full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Best remote culture of any company out there
    - Managers give you the tools to succeed and empower you to make decisions
    - Everyone is super friendly and helpful, and people truly enjoy working here
    - Minimal meetings
    - Diverse culture

    Cons

    - Meeting times can get tricky with teams being so timezone distributed
    - Slack can be noisy with all the team channels and interest group channels

    Advice to Management

    - Keep killing it

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DigitalOcean Photos

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DigitalOcean Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DigitalOcean in January 2018.

    Interview

    The recruiting process at Digital Ocean is very impressive. The recruiter I worked with was phenomenal. He went above and beyond to match up multiple interviews with various stakeholders to my availability (which wasn't always easy) and was great at timely follow up and feedback.

    The DO team members I met were people one would want to work with; each added their perspective to the role and the future of the company. The overall process was organized and set DO apart from other organizations.

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