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"Fun job with good people"

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

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

Pros

* Wonderful group of people to work with in firmware. It is like a team of the top people you'd find if you were working at other companies.
* Laid back culture.
* Close to most major transit in the Bay Area.
* Fun problems to solve.
* Upper management feels accessible and has an engineering background.

Cons

* Seems like there's always more work to do. This may or may not be a bad thing.
* Office is a bit cramped right now, but will be moving to a bigger office soon.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work. Take a vision and run with it.

Other Employee Reviews for Fitbit

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Challenging, fun and friendly"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - On the Research Team in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - On the Research Team in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some really challenging problems.
    Really great team: smart, motivated, friendly, encouraging.
    A really exciting space to be in at the moment (wearables).

    Cons

    The company has grown past the tiny stage and has turned into a very legitimate company. That means roles are starting to become less dynamic. That can be a pro for some people though.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keepin on. Continue to hire for the cultural fit. Continue to work with the teams and people that don't mesh as well.


  2. Helpful (16)

    "Low Salaries, Poor Middle Management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    free food
    casual work attire
    great concept
    happy hour on fridays

    Cons

    LOW NON-COMPETITIVE SALARIES
    most are contract employees = no benefits, paid vaca, paid holidays or anything
    huge work load
    middle management is abusive and unprofessional, Sr management not willing to listen
    lots of free UNHEALTHY food, odd for a fitness/wellness company
    very high school mentality among younger employees who are clicky
    staff who has been there longer turn their noses up at new hires, not welcoming or friendly
    HR is all about cronyism and there are contract people with no skills getting paid more
    be expected to work 24/7 from your phone/laptop

    Advice to Management

    Make sure that middle management is following the culture you originally created!

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