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"Great company with a great future"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MD
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Positive Outlook

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

Pros

Great product with a solid customer base.
Intelligent employees.
Rapidly growing company which is rare in this day and age.
Relaxed atmosphere and fun work environment (casual dress, flexible hours)
Free lunch Thursdays - they provide free lunches for their employees every Thursday! Plus the kitchens are always stocked with sodas, pretzels and healthy snack options.
Work from home flexibility.
Good benefits.
Plenty of vacation and personal days.

Cons

There are 3 US offices (Seattle, SF and Columbia) and there isn't that much face-to-face interaction between them.
Only observe 7 holidays a year (not all of the government holidays).

Other Employee Reviews for Message Systems

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Working for Message Systems feels like 1999 all over again!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Columbia, MD
    Current Employee - Director in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Message Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Highly talented people, good benefits such as 401 match, flexible working hours, lots of career growth opportunities! A wonderful CEO with an open door policy who inspires employees in all different levels! He recognizes individual's contributions and makes you feel appreciated! This is something rare in the current tech industry. If you get the opportunity to work for Message Systems do not pass it up!

    Cons

    Communication between different organizations within the company can be improved...


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great technology, great customers, well-poised in the messaging space"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Columbia, MD
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Columbia, MD
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Message Systems full-time

    Pros

    An industry-leading messaging platform that is well-liked by customers and powers email delivery of a long list of well-known names around the world.
    Decent benefits.
    CEO and CTO are well aligned and have a strong vision for the company, and it is set for continued growth.
    Open-door policy gives you access to the CEO should you want or need it.
    Good sense of humor throughout the organization helps keep work fun.

    Cons

    Growing pains have been the source of some friction and frustration.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going, but keep an eye on maintaining the core engineering culture and values.

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