Sonatype - Some growing pains, but a strong engineering-led company with great growth potential | Glassdoor
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    "Some growing pains, but a strong engineering-led company with great growth potential"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonatype full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Some of the most talented engineers I’ve ever worked with. * Flat, fully remote organization affords individuals as much responsibility as they want. * Strong, if not Uber-like, growth. Get your foot in the door to be part of something big. * Regular shipping cadence. These folks do right by the agile methodology.

    Cons

    * Big focus on tech debt/backend engineering, not so much focus on building a user experience that stands apart from the competitors. * Flat organization means that individuals are left to pick up much of the slack between big picture planning and implementation of the bits. * Features often take much longer to ship than originally predicted. This means getting stuck in an endless cycle of feature development, and not...

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    Advice to Management

    Take the time to ship a product everybody can be proud of. As you grow, you’ll be less beholden on individual accounts to keep the company afloat. Use that extra leash to focus on improving what you’ve already shipped.

    Sonatype2016-11-23

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Collaborative , Productive & Fun"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Researcher in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sonatype full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great communication since everyone is remote - Supportive and helpful team members - Team members are ready to take initiative and volunteer for tasks at hand - Knowledge sharing

    Cons

    - No 401k match - Onboarding is somewhat haphazard

    Sonatype2019-04-02
  2. "Great small company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Development Specialist in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonatype full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and a great place to work.

    Cons

    Time to promotion can be lengthy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Sonatype2019-05-13

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