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MicroStrategy Overview

Tysons Corner, VA
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Company - Public (MSTR)
Computer Hardware & Software
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide ... Read more

Mission: We provide powerful software solutions and expert services that empower every individual with actionable intelligence, helping enterprises unleash the full potential of their people and investments. Our analytics and mobility platform delivers high-performance business ... Read more

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MicroStrategy – Why Work For Us?


We are Engaged, Precise, Agile, Transparent, and Cheerful. Join us!

Who are MicroStrategists? We team up with customers, partners, and one another. We define and adhere to comprehensive and thoughtful procedures to meet key business objectives. We expect that change is necessary for success and we embrace it. We share operational intelligence and organizational assignments as broadly as possible in order to promote teamwork, trust, productivity and agility. All the while, we embrace moments of celebration, laughter, and good cheer.

Help organizations to transform data into real-world intelligence.

Are you looking to build powerful technologies? As a MicroStrategist, you’ll develop software that’s on the leading edge of what’s possible—pushing the boundaries of real-time big data analytics, machine learning, AI, mobile, IoT, and more. Our fast-paced environment encourages creativity and collaboration. You’ll have the opportunity to initiate and contribute to challenging projects, while pursuing your interests and develop professionally. You’ll get the latest industry training, experience working with a modern technology stack, and exposure to innovators in the field.

Employee Development

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​MicroStrategy provides the opportunity for all employees to learn, improve performance, and grow their careers. The goal of employee development is to create learning frameworks, opportunities and programs that support learning and career growth. You'll attend bootcamps, quarterly Power Up trainings, and access to Lynda.com to continue your learning online.

Women At The Table

Our women's networking group, At The Table, educates, informs, and connects professional women across the company. It offers mentoring, training and events to allow women to network and build their professional skills to sit at the table.

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    "Good company, not perfect but they are trying and it shows"

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    I have been working at MicroStrategy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    About the company : Good colleagues and friends. Nice travels. Some employees have a long tenure, which shows there is something in this company. The company clearly tries to apply the corporate values, and it takes time obviously.
    About the product : nice vision, the product is good and you can feel comfortable selling it. Compares very well to competition. Excellent appraisal from customers.
    About vision : has been a bit hectic in the past, but looks very clear now : Customer success and satisfaction.

    Cons

    It's not a startup, it's not a super large group.
    Trying to grow brings some cultural and organizational changes, and it's trial and error. So many small errors can happen.
    Applying the new vision is a mix of ordering and explaining. Which is sometimes not well understood by all employees and mid-managers. Therefore, loss in translation, and loss of time to re-engage people.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people and in agile methods, not only for Technology but also for Sales and other Business Units. Work environment is key to feel good (modern premises).
    Push mid-management to apply what Top Mgt tries to put in place. There are good ideas but sometimes not well implemented.
    Communicate more : it's ok to have processes, and people will buy it if you explain why, and if you show the results of the processes (stats).

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MicroStrategy Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at MicroStrategy (Tyson's Corner, Fairfax, VA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Applied via Indeed. Contacted by a recruiter, phone screen with recruiter, online assessments which were not that bad. Second phone interview with manager, then on site with members of the team and managers. Overall positive and professional experience. HR was responsive and flexible. Overall process lasted about 1.5 months

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MicroStrategy Awards & Accolades

  • America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies, Forbes, 2017
  • Editor's Choice Award - The Dozen, Intelligent Enterprise, 2009
  • Best New Product of the Year - Consumer, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
  • Best New Product or Service - Business-to-Business Products, American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2013
  • Business Technology Award - Social Media, Ventana Research, 2012
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