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Malwarebytes Reviews

Updated September 13, 2018
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Marcin Kleczynski
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Pros
  • "Good salary and benefits and a decent work/life balance" (in 7 reviews)

  • "This cultivates an incredibly positive work environment" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "We are a fast growing company so make sure you are ready to hit the ground running" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Too many idle loops which are growing all the time and some people are working for goals, nobody ever defined for them" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of great problems to solve and a lot of amazing people to solve it with. Malwarebytes offers an environment where I can make a difference.

    Cons

    Like any fast growing company, there are always growing pains. Roles and responsibility and accountability are just some examples.


  2. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Malwarebytes full-time

    Pros

    Food, pay, people, technology, benefits

    Cons

    Turnover on the executive side

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great product, lots of growing pains"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Malwarebytes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, benefits and lots of employee perks.

    Cons

    lots of growing pains, very little loyalty unless you're part of the "core"

    Advice to Management

    Don't fail people who are loyal. Be more mindful of how your decisions impact real people.


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Good place to work, but lots of kinks and growing pains"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Malwarebytes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -love the people I work with
    -OTO
    -perks and benefits
    -fast growing company

    Cons

    -management: there are some really bad managers who SHOULD NOT be in a leadership role. Many are known to be 'bad' but no one will do anything about it. They keep saying "we will coach them" but honestly, some people cannot be coached into being a good manager. This affects their team and employees and people end up blaming the individuals instead of looking at the manager.

    -culture: getting worse and worse as time goes on. There really isn't a culture to be honest and the culture ambassador in this office really does not do anything. Very political.

    -pay: very low paying for a tech company in this area. They say it is because of all the other benefits we get, but at the end of the day, people work for money.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the cons!


  5. "Business Development /Sales Development"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SDR in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - SDR in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Room for growth
    Awesome work culture
    Helpful teammates
    Making a difference in the world
    The company cares about their employees

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep working on maintaining the culture as the company continues to grow


  6. Helpful (8)

    "Change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Malwarebytes full-time

    Pros

    Medical insurance and that is all.

    Cons

    Managment, non existent bonus structure, no moving up to company

    Advice to Management

    Pay people fairly, don't use disagreement as a negative, provide a reason for people to stay.

    Malwarebytes Response

    Nov 29, 2017 – VP of People

    Thank you for your candid and honest feedback. As we continue to grow, we are moving at a fast pace while working to keep it fun, interesting, and rewarding. Our People and Culture team frequently... More


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Best Company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Clearwater, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Clearwater, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership of Marcin is outstanding. He fixes everything that is broke, and can shift gears and his minimal ego helps him to refocus efforts on what makes sense

    Cons

    Currently out of office space

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus and drive

    Malwarebytes Response

    Nov 29, 2017 – VP of People

    Thanks for your kind words! I’m so glad that you are enjoying working at Malwarebytes, as you know, we put a lot of effort into creating a place we believe our employees will enjoy being in... More

  8. Helpful (4)

    "Clearwater SRE almost 3 months in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Land O' Lakes, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Land O' Lakes, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are a lot of pros, but the company culture is the biggest one. I've worked in enterprise IT for 11 years now and I've never seen anything like it. The CEO shares so much great info with the staff in a truly transparent monthly all hands meeting. The fact that he obviously cares so much inspires the entire company to work harder than I've ever seen before.

    This cultivates an incredibly positive work environment. It is a fast paced, dynamic and never boring. I feel continuously inspired to do my best. There are also a lot of added perks such as free food and excellent health insurance.

    Cons

    The Clearwater office is jam-packed full of staff but I hear rumors that they will be moving to a larger office soon.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

    Malwarebytes Response

    Jul 31, 2017 – VP of People

    Welcome to Malwarebytes! I'm glad you are enjoying your time at Malwarebytes. Please feel free to reach out to me or my team if we can further help in your success.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Workplace that feels like a 2nd home"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Malwarebytes full-time

    Pros

    Transparency and leaders who listen to customers and employees!

    Cons

    Sometimes the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is key.

    Malwarebytes Response

    Sep 8, 2017 – VP of People

    Welcome to Malwarebytes! I'm glad your first few months have been such a positive experience for you. Please feel free to reach out to me at any time if me or my team can further help in your... More


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Fun, challenging, overall great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    The culture. They hire the right people with good attitudes and work hard, play hard personalities. All levels from top management down are honest, transparent, and friendly.

    Cons

    They are growing so quickly, desk space has become an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.

    Malwarebytes Response

    Jul 31, 2017 – VP of People

    Really glad the culture is resonating well with you, we do spend a lot of time thinking about our culture and how we can continue to make Malwarebytes a great place to work. Feel free to reach out... More


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