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Grupo Globo Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated Jan 31, 2019

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4.4
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5 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Grupo Globo full-time

    Pros

    great projects, great professionals, good growth possibilities

    Cons

    It is a big company so there is a lot of politics going on.

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  2. "High hierarchy"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grupo Globo full-time

    Pros

    Excellent technology choice, and great opportunity to learn with one of the most accessed websites in Brazil. Also it has a good office location and nice benefits

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy, not agile at all and some teams work with high pressure . Usually we don’t have much choice on where the product roadmap leads us

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  3. "Awesome tech company too much hierarchy"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    globo.com is an awesome company to work in the latest technologies - Huge number of DAU - Great products to work with - Usage of the most updated technologies

    Cons

    - Too much hierarchy - No AGILE at all, it is more like a software house company - The company is too much segmented, you don't have any kind of relation with the marketing team for instance - Product Owners act like they are managers and not part of the team

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  4. "Amazing people"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grupo Globo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment. Talented, nice people. Freedom to innovate and experiment. Encouraged to make it work or fail fast. Competitive salary and benefits. No dress code, allowed to wear T's, shorts and sandals.

    Cons

    Communication between stakeholders and management doesn't flow very well and sometimes generates software that does not meet all business requirements.

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  5. "Great place to work, need management improvements"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Developer in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grupo Globo for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Flexible hours - Open environment - Great challenges

    Cons

    - Some legacy projects - Managment is a bit biased towards some Agile features

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  6. "Great place to work and learn"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grupo Globo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great environment to work and learn Challenging work

    Cons

    Very difficult to implement career plan

  7. "Working at Globo.com"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very challenging computer science problems to solve

    Cons

    A lots of internal politics

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  8. Helpful (7)

    "Extremely Technical and challenging. Amateur management."

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Grupo Globo

    Pros

    - Huge technical challenges - Amazing developers - Really good work/life balance If you are a junior, it's the best place to work. You will evolve fast and get up to the speed very quick.

    Cons

    - Management - Politics (a lot.) - No gratitude/acknowledgement for the achievements. Managers will take them from you.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Developer"

    4.0
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    Senior Developer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grupo Globo for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Environment, Support to IT Events and Open-source.

    Cons

    Nothing relevant to add here.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grupo Globo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome place to work, with great investments on people.

    Cons

    The decentralized model (which I like) makes the company look like it has many companies inside it, and you may be lucky to work in the light side of the company, or maybe you're out of lucky and go straight to the dark side it :-(

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