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  1. "Great Learning Experience and Great Work Enviroment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Optoro for less than a year

    Pros

    -Competitive pay for interns -Everyone was really willing to help -Snacks/drinks -Interesting projects -Company is dealing with a very interesting and relatable problem (waste in retail)

    Cons

    -Company is changing, looking for investors, so the culture seemed to be shifting to more corporate -Lots of OGs were leaving due to this -Some teams seemed to have an insane workload and under staffed -Hiring was slow for important positions

    Optoro2019-08-05

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great environment, terrible organization, worse product"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Optoro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people are amazing at times. The culture is pretty set in stone and it can be hard for a new person to come in, especially if they have different opinions and views. Overall, I got along with most people. The office is AMAZING! One of the nicest offices I have ever worked in. They have awesome events frequently. If you are looking for a great opportunity to learn and improve your dev skills, this is actually a great...

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    Cons

    The #1 reason I left this company is due to the direction this company is headed. From the outside looking in, it looks great, they are winning big clients back-to-back-to-back and crushing their growth goals. Yes, this may be happening, but not because of their revolutionary product. During my time there, I spent more time in meetings talking about how we were going to "hack/repurpose" a module, rather than actually...

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    Advice to Management

    The 2 founders are both great people! Are they fit to run this company, thats another story. Both come from a prestigous ivy league school. Neither have a background in software, nor supply chain. BUT because they have ivy league degrees (in history and spanish), they know everything. There where multiple instances where someone from our product team (with 10+ years of experience) would make a suggestion, but because...

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    Optoro2019-08-15
  2. "great place"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Optoro full-time

    Pros

    well paying job with smart people

    Cons

    very bro culture and tech heavy

    Optoro2019-07-22

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