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"A Truly Remarkable Company"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
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Positive Outlook

I have been working at Accretive Technology full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Privately held, no outside investors to satisfy, hence job security. Unbelievable focus on work-life balance; very transparent and collaborative environment; awesome benefits including profit sharing. Owners are developers, so this is a company driven by technology. Flat management hierarchy - no VP's. Young company in business for 14 years with a mature concept and ever-evolving product. Several hundreds of millions in revenue.

Cons

Too much innovation, not enough contributors. Need more good developers and QA pro's to execute upon ideas.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

Other Employee Reviews for Accretive Technology

  1. Helpful (1)

    ""dot com" startup feel but without the stress of VC money"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer (LAMP LEED) in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer (LAMP LEED) in Seattle, WA
    Recommends

    Pros

    14-year old, privately held company, that makes several hundred million dollars per year, so we don't sweat money like other start-ups, nor do we have to answer to a VC BOD. Anything you need to do your job is provided without any debate. The perks are amazing: matching 401k (who still does that!?), very generous and competitive salary, quarterly bonuses with guaranteed minimums, full medical/dental/vision including the co-pay!, paid parking, gym memberships, bus passes. Catered food twice a month. Bagels every Friday. Company events like paintball, golf, picnics, zoo trips. The whole company goes on a fully paid first class vacation to exotic lands with your S.O. every 18 months or so! So many more perks I can't think of...

    Cons

    It feels like they have grown very quickly despite being 14 years old. They have a lot of money, but some of the technology and HR stuff is a little quirky, even compared to other adolescent start-ups. For example, FTE fill out a time-sheet still -- usually a FTE simply fills out a sheet for the days off, not the days worked. We have amazing huge printer/scanner machines that aren't connected to the network?! There is no public LAN share drive? There was no developer email list until recently. Some of the code base is a bit "legacy" and while it's slowly being brought up to speed, it can be frustrating at times to work with.


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    "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accretive Technology full-time

    Pros

    Great amazing talented people that work there. Regular pet dog visits, bagel breakfast Fridays and fun quarterly team events.

    Cons

    Open office environment that can be loud.

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