I worked at Stellar Development Foundation full-time (Less than a year)
At Stellar, employees are pretty autonomous. When I wrote code, I had a project I worked on and had an ordered list of the items I needed to work on. Then, I just worked at a comfortable pace and communicated to my boss when a certain feature would be finished. I wasn't pushed to rush out a feature by a deadline. This was great because I didn't stress about deadlines and I could actually enjoy the work I was doing.
I was also able to share my opinions and they were always considered and heard. In a lot of the code I wrote, I got to pick what technologies I wanted to use. This way, I was able to develop my skills in areas that I wanted to grow in.
With the lack of micromanagement, it may be hard for people that need lots of structured organization to strive. Stellar is best for someone who can manage their own projects.
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