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Updated July 26, 2017
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Douglas Godshall
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  1. "QA Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heartware full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team, work life balance, interesting projects.

    Cons

    Limited career perspective. Lack of team building.


  2. "Field team"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Team in Framingham, MA
    Current Employee - Field Team in Framingham, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heartware (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small-team work environment with ability to run your business style relatively unhindered. Flexible schedule, decent pay and benefits. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    All the cons that can come with a smaller company.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Just sold to Medtronics"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The products are the best

    Cons

    Company is changing job titles to degrading and insulting titles. This seems to be for no good reason other than to suit the illinformed HR department

    Advice to Management

    Enjoy yourselves...


  4. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work for why it was given

    Cons

    Had to work too much

    Advice to Management

    Good management


  5. "Good and Bad"

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    Current Employee - Associate QA Engineer
    Current Employee - Associate QA Engineer

    Pros

    Flexible, Friendly environment., love my manager

    Cons

    Underpaid, roles and responsibilities become added to a moments notice, no change in compensation


  6. "director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Heartware (More than a year)

    Pros

    great salary
    benefits are good
    amazing device, life saving

    Cons

    micromanagement and no support
    goals are constantly changing, never remains consistent or attainable

    Advice to Management

    support your staff, provide autonomy, and identify goals that last at least a year.


  7. "Great Product"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great product, good smart people, friendly atmosphere. Nice benefits

    Cons

    Upper Management not learning from past mistakes; too much contractor-based

    Advice to Management

    Trust your people to do the right job

  8. "Good mid-size company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment. Work on a wide variety of projects. Satisfying job in helping patients.

    Cons

    Management and HR are not good


  9. "Nice place to be!"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great mission and belief in serving those who need our product. This smaller company has had some growth hiccups, but is truly interested in improving each day and the investment in career development has improved significantly.

    Cons

    Investment in some additional infrastructure would pay for itself quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to believe in our people and allow our talented people to take ownership in their work.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Interesting product. Product has multi-science nature.

    Cons

    Lack of direction and communication from management

    Advice to Management

    Communicate effectively with employees and empower employee growth


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