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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA
Current Intern - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Aspera as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Better and better working environment, very nice and capable engineering team, stably increasing customers

Cons

Workload sometimes destroys the work life balance in a great extent. notch market

Other Employee Reviews for Aspera

  1. Helpful (16)

    "It was OK"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Emeryville, CA

    I have been working at Aspera (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * free lunch
    * nice commute
    * good people
    * dog friendly environment
    * ample parking
    * 401k match
    * yearly bonus

    Cons

    * ceo has had tearful breakdowns in the middle of a meetings or conference calls. This creates an atmosphere of fear.
    * ceo plays favorites. If you walk her dog, babysit her son or are at work at 8pm, she thinks you are a hard worker.
    * Its not about the work you're doing, but whether you will answer the phonecalls from the ceo on your day off, late at night or weekends.
    * favorites are not always the people that write the best code.

    * if you accept a job here, a certain part of your salary is a "bonus". This is arbitrarily decided by management. IT IS NOT ANYTHING YOU CAN COUNT ON. In your employment contract, it will say that the amount is based on performance of the individual and the company's performance as a whole. Exactly how this is measured is purposefully left vague. In addition, it is based on the fiscal years performance. Which, if you fullfil that time but quit before receiving a check, Aspera will not pay.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees, otherwise they will leave.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Quality Product in a Thriving Company"

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

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

    Pros

    - Amazing product - unmatched by competitors
    - Intelligent, savvy people
    - High energy office vibe
    - Excellent management
    - Employee satisfaction is important to the uppers
    - Consistent growth
    - Management invests in employees

    Cons

    - Certain employees resistant to change that is necessary for growth

    Advice to Management

    Overall, Aspera is a fantastic company with much to offer. The people, overall enthusiasm for the product and the path the company is on make for a very appealing landing at this company.

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