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"Challenging but rewarding. A get it done type of place."

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Current Employee - Executive in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Executive in Austin, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time

Pros

SolarWinds is fast paced, dynamic, and definitely rewards people who know how to come in and get things done. You can advance quickly here if you demonstrate understanding of the model. Lots of room for company growth, the future is bright!

Cons

You are going to read a lot of bad reviews of SolarWinds on this site because we go through a lot of people. New hires either love it or hate it due to the pace and the working style. Lots of turnover on the sales floor, but there are a lot of sales people who have made it through the first few quarters and then do really well. You have to decide for yourself whether this is a good place for you.

Other Employee Reviews for SolarWinds

  1. Helpful (2)

    "fast paced company, but you have to report to right people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Technical Developer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Lead Technical Developer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a really fast paced company. you will not see alot of sitting around and doing nothing. or working on projects that simply get canceled. the company overall treats employees respectfully. the office environment is not bad at all. the twice a week lunches are OK. the quarterly bonus really helps you keep going vs an annual bonus.

    Cons

    too much short term focus on stock price. the company is left and right trying to move from one country to an other in hope of cheaper staff.
    the company rush into external market does not appear to be exactly paying off.
    you will have to report to the right people for your hardwork to get noticed.


  2. Helpful (10)

    "Employees are just a means to an end"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SolarWinds full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are decent
    Pay is okay (but not as good as the margins would indicate)
    Free lunch twice per week

    Cons

    Politics have taken over.
    Innovation has come and gone.
    Employee feedback might as well be a punchline to a bad joke.

    Advice to Management

    Pull your head out. Your ego has taken over what was once a successful collaboration of cross-functional teams.

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