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"Nothing is built to last."

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Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Clayton, MO
Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Clayton, MO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

They have an awesome cafeteria.

Cons

Nothing is built to last. None of the other developers are writing unit tests, and the architecture is pretty brittle.

As a developer you will be tasked with gathering specifications as the business analysts don't do their jobs.

As a developer you will be tasked with going through a five layer process to certify that a feature is ready to deploy - the testing team does not really test, only the business will test, and they are impossible to work with.

As a developer you will be tasked with supporting code you did not write (you will be on-call), and no one else on the team serves on-call (business analysts, testers, managers).

As a developer you will work nights and weekends in addition to regular hours, and you will not be the one promoted - Centene only promotes business analysts and managers.

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Other Employee Reviews for Centene

  1. Helpful (6)

    "Great opportunity if you can get into the right department."

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

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

    Pros

    Great campus and amenities; always new business; never a dull moment!

    Cons

    Hard to advance past Manager level - I wish there were more opportunities to climb the ladder. Some departments, not all, have a real log jam at the top; you basically have to wait for someone to flame out or hang tough until the inevitable reorganization.

    Advice to Management

    Give job & industry experience more weight rather than ironclad insistence on higher education.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "One year after my start date and I would have chosen to come to Centene all over again."

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

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

    Pros

    People, Growth of the company

    Cons

    No cons I can think of.

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