Lightspeed Systems Overview

  • Austin, TX
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • $25 to $50 million (USD)


Since 1999, Lightspeed Systems has provided smart solutions for school networks, working to make learning safe, mobile and easily managed. With our K-12 school partners, we have helped protect and engage more than 20 million students around the world.
Mission: To advance educational effectiveness and safety for every student.

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Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas
29 Ratings
Jan 6, 2021
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"Passion, Culture and Teamwork"

Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Austin, TX
Positive Outlook
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I have been working at Lightspeed Systems full-time for less than a year


Fast paced startup like environment where every employee will have the opportunity see their ideas grow into actual products. The Senior Leadership is very passionate about making a positive impact


Fast paced environment often pushes employees to focus on outcomes and not the process. However, it is my opinion that a good process leads to great outcomes. Employees have to be self organized and

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Doing Great. Full throttle ahead!
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    Initial phone screening from a recruiter asking basic interview questions. Followed immediately with a 4-part writing assignment that took up a good chunk of my time. Then I had a 30-minute call with another hiring person. After almost two weeks of hearing absolutely NOTHING from the company, I figured they had moved onto other candidates and were unbothered to notify me. To my surprise, I got an email stating that they wanted me to meet with the hiring manager for an hour-long video interview. Another week goes by and nothing. They are not keen on communication it seems. I was then asked to do a final hour and a half long interview with two people and was told I'd hear back by the end of the week. After another week of nothing (typical) I received an email from a NO REPLY email address with the standard "we have decided to move ahead with another candidate who we feel is a better match for this particular position." No tangible feedback, not even a response from an actual person after investing several weeks of my time doing multiple rounds of interviews and a writing assignment with this place. For a company that prides itself on its open culture and investment in people, my interview experience was highly impersonal, unprofessional, and a complete waste of time. I think the most telling sign of a company and its culture is by how they handle the hiring process—and the HR department at Lightspeed clearly needs a lot more work in this area.

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Company Updates

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Dec 13, 2018

Find out why employees ❤️ Lightspeed and give us 4.3 stars! We've got openings for nine excellent jobs. Apply now.

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Dec 4, 2018

Why we do what we do. 💙 Lightspeed has six fantastic job openings — join us and help save student lives!


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