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  1. "Challenging fast pace environment"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at OpenBet

      Pros

      fast pace, New directions and challenges each year or project.

      Cons

      needs more diversity. super tight schedules with no time to slip.

    • "Great working environment"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer in Athens
      Recommends

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

      Pros

      Nice co-workers, great office and benefits, work life balance. Good career opportunities. Java teams

      Cons

      Legacy tech stack such as TCL

    • "Great working conditions but poor working content"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Chiswick, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at OpenBet full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      - Great multicultural colleagues - Great working conditions - Good Benefits

      Cons

      - Outdated technologies and methodologies - Tasks set from external "customer" companies could end up being dull - Strict hierarchy could block new members from being involved in more interesting tasks

    • "Work life balanced"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at OpenBet full-time

        Pros

        Great vacation package. 3rd year reaches 6 weeks.

        Cons

        Try to get the highest salary because after that, there won't be much raise

        Advice to Management

        Make salary raises more competitive, otherwise employees will keep on leaving

      • "Friendly environment but Management issues"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at OpenBet full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        - Very friendly collaborative environment - Very good work/life balance

        Cons

        - Not good people's management - Medium to low salaries - Outdated technologies

      • "Great place to work"

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        Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Athens
        Recommends
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at OpenBet full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Worklife balance Nice people Good attitude from the management

        Cons

        I cannot think of any cons.

      • "Graduate Software Engineer"

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        Former Employee - Graduate Software Engineer in Chiswick, England
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at OpenBet for more than a year

        Pros

        + Really nice people in the company + Very flexible working hours + Very nice office + Training + Fun working enviroment + Nice location in Chiswick park

        Cons

        - Legacy tech stack (TCL, informix) - Customer focus

        Advice to Management

        My suggestion is to limitize the work in TCL only to the old developers and to try move quickly in Java.

      • "Good company overall"

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        Former Employee - SRE in Athens

        I worked at OpenBet full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Very relaxed environment, Good working hours, no overtime

        Cons

        Not a lot of room for salary progression

      • Helpful (1)

        "Corporate environment within a gaming company"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at OpenBet full-time

        Pros

        Market leader in industry, good product

        Cons

        The employee who have been there for 5+ years are treated completely differently to those who are new.

        Advice to Management

        Need to hire people from different industries and at a variety of ages from L4 upwards

      • Helpful (1)

        "Tech's equivalent of a time capsule"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook

        I worked at OpenBet full-time

        Pros

        - Sugary treats once a month - Nice offices - Free coffee - Free fruit - Generous holidays - Free canned soda, while supplies last - Nice location

        Cons

        - Little room for career progression - Very corporate (much red-tape) - Poor salary - Occasionally uncivil management - Big on micromanagement - No certifications offered - Tech stack very niche and out-dated - Feels like a factory - Doesn't acknowledge individual contributions - Very little useful training - Doesn't seem to care about investing in its staff - TCL

        Advice to Management

        Do everything differently.

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