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ITWORX Reviews

Updated August 6, 2017
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  1. "A good place to learn & live"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ITWORX full-time

    Pros

    nice environment , learning curve

    Cons

    not all projects are the same


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Basically a mediocre company with an animation team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager
    Former Employee - Product Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    pictures, parties, food buffet and selfies

    Cons

    very low salaries
    Trivial technical work

    Advice to Management

    focus on being a software company vs a marketing company

  3. Helpful (4)

    "Great Working Environment"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Egypt, ME
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Egypt, ME
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ITWORX (Less than a year)

    Pros

    One of the best working environment in Egypt
    Flexible working hours

    Cons

    below average salaries
    below average Compensation & Benefits


  4. Helpful (7)

    "Avoid going onsite, it's a dead-end job, in a dead-end company."

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Farmington, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    ITWorx has several offices; this review is more concerned with the US office, based in Connecticut, USA.

    If you are going to work offshore, developing software in Cairo, you're going to work at one of the best software houses in Egypt. Not perfect, but very decent people, with senior management who are doing their best to steer the company for growth, and at the same time, grow their employees.

    They don't pay top-tier salaries anymore, but people are compensated in non-monetary ways when extra effort is put in.

    If you plan on working onsite, in the US office, the only 'Pro' worth mentioning is that everyone is treated in the same way (i.e the cons below apply to all resources working in the US office).
    For more details, read below.

    Cons

    This section is aimed at stating the shortcomings of the US office, based in Connecticut, USA:
    - No advancement opportunities (no career growth)
    - Very low pay grade (well below market average)
    - Short-sighted senior management, only looking for a quick buck (even from its own employees)
    - There's no organization hierarchy, no plan & no policies (contrary to what management will try to convince you). It's up to you to get what you can, when you still can.
    - Senior management think they're smarter than all employees (a theory that keeps back-firing every single time, and they still haven't learned the lesson)
    - The only company in the market asking its employees for a 4-week leave notice, when the market-standard is 2 weeks, sometimes less.

    The cons stated above have been prevailing for the past 8+ years. Senior management will gladly hold town-hall meetings and round tables to convince employees that issues are being / will be addressed. Nothing happens.

    Advice to Management

    US office management keeps shooting themselves in the foot every single time. Their methods have backfired every single time and they still haven't learned the lesson.

    It's sad to see incompetent managers wasting their time trying to out-smart bright, enthusiastic employees.

    There's so much potential being wasted.


  5. "Good company to work at"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Cairo (Egypt)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - flexibility
    - culture
    - People to learn from

    Cons

    - Tight deadlines
    - pressure to deliver to clients

    Advice to Management

    Keep going!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ITWORX full-time

    Pros

    Environment is very good and my experience grows very fast

    Cons

    no thing to be said


  7. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    International exposure, different opportunities, great leadership, fantastic culture

    Cons

    No real cons but there are some normal challenges like in any company

  8. "Great Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Cairo (Egypt)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Average salary range in comparison to the market

    Cons

    the salaries should be increased specially that the company is making profits


  9. "Working At ITWORX"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at ITWORX full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing Company with the best environment and technical geeks. Cultures and Employee satsifcation is a concern for them.

    Cons

    not easily to change from one proj to another


  10. "Enviroment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ITWORX full-time

    Pros

    ITWORX Education have one of the best environments in Egypt

    Cons

    Salaries are not very good


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