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Helpful (3)

"Great place to work"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Free lunch
Flexible hours
Great location
Growing company
Good benefits, park nearby
Financially stable
Good product, meaningful work to do

Cons

Office atmosphere feels a little drab at times, with not much decor (but you could always deck out your desk with fun stuff though)
People here are kind of old

Advice to Management

I think overall the company is doing pretty well. I wouldn't complain about anything or say that we're doing anything wrong.

However, I think that if we want to become a great company, things are going to have to change to take things to the next level. That's often going to involve revising products, improving practices, and a lot of assessment of what's good and bad for the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Aspera

  1. Helpful (4)

    "More great things to come..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional in Emeryville, CA
    Current Employee - Professional in Emeryville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Excellent core product
    -Work on software that's impacts billions
    -Incredibly sophisticated software development practices and agility
    -Great culture, smart people, fun environment
    -Exciting to work for a company who values your ideas.
    -Professional atmosphere and work ethics.
    -Really smart leadership team
    -Great flexibility and very friendly work environment.
    -Transparency of the organization
    -Very comprehensive benefits & perks
    -Tuition reimbursement
    -Provides healthy and free lunch, drinks and snacks.

    Cons

    For those who enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment Aspera is perfect, but if you have difficulties with self-motivation, drive or want to take it a bit easier, then Aspera is not for you.


  2. Helpful (10)

    "Toxic work environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Emeryville, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Emeryville, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Aspera is a profitable company with niche market products. The basic technology has potential to be very successful. Some employees are excellent. Good lunch menu. Free drinks. Matched 401K.

    Cons

    Employees are bullied constantly. No annual reviews. A lot of nepotism and CrossFit aficionados on the job without qualifications. Unprofessional conduct by the top management. Unfair compensation structure.

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees with minimum respect. They are people, with families, not slaves.

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