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Updated September 9, 2017
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Pros
  • It is still a great place to work (in 14 reviews)

  • I could not be happier with my decision to join the SevOne family and become a part of the culture of awesome (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Is currently going through growing pains (in 13 reviews)

  • That has to tell you something about the "culture of awesome" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (5)

    "New technology + A great team = Opportunity"

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

    I have been working at SevOne full-time

    Pros

    SevOne is a company on the move. With new technology and great customers, SevOne is positioned to take advantage of the huge changes in the technology infrastructure market. There is no doubt, our customers are once again turning to us for leadership in this rapidly evolving space.

    The best part about the company, however, is the team. The men and women who work at SevOne have developed a culture of working hard, and playing, as a team.

    And, It is great to see we are hiring once again!

    Cons

    Change is hard. There are a few individuals pining for the way the company was in 2012. It was fun, but that was the past.

    Advice to Management

    Keep pushing to lead the industry. We have the technology roadmap for success, let's stick to it. Reward teamwork, good attitudes, and innovation. Make our customers successful and the rest will sort itself out!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Could not ask for a better place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    There are not many companies that are growing as fast as SevOne while still able to maintain their identity as a close knit and fun place to work. SevOne somehow manages to do that. Seeing the company thrive in the relatively short time that I've been here has been almost as exciting as playing frisbee with one of its founders every Friday.

    The people that work here are intelligent and good at what they do, but have no problem finding the time to play guitar during lunch breaks, or getting overly competitive with each other in Minecraft.

    As far as the work itself, it can be challenging, but it is certainly rewarding as well. One of the benefits of being in a smaller company are all of the different projects that you get to work on, allowing you to get experience in many different facets of the company.

    Cons

    There isn't a ping pong table. Yet.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome Company To Work For!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    SevOne is an amazing place to work. The atmosphere is great, and you can see how the unique culture is cultivated and supported at all levels. There is always something fun happening at the office. I love it! Honestly couldn't have been happier with the decision to join this company.

    Cons

    Have nothing negative to say about this company.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to start a career and grow with a company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    This is a great place to work if you are a "go-getter" and like to take initiative. There is a lot of opportunity to grow, be innovative and push boundaries. If you like a fun environment with cutting edge leadership this is the to be.

    Cons

    Lack of new hire orientation


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Exciting workplace filled with brilliant & fun people!"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Marketing in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    SevOne posses a certain Silicon Valley-esque feel from its business innovation to come-as-you-are atmosphere. Yet it functions and runs very much like a public company from the business strategy to aggressive growth model. That is what I like most about working for SevOne, you get the best of both worlds. This is the place where your ideas can make visible impacts. Plus, free lunch every other Thursday!

    Cons

    Sometimes the music gets really loud, but then, at least there's music!

    Advice to Management

    Love the open-door policy!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "I've been an employee at SevOne for over a year and a half"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    SevOne provides a great environment to work in and has great employees that all want the customer to be happy and the company to continue to be successful. Its great to work at a place where people actually care about their work and care about their results.

    The company has a very bright future

    Cons

    Lack of training
    Long work days

    Advice to Management

    Implement more training for employees to expand their current knowledgebase which will allow them to grow withing their role at the company and be able to handle more tasks and roles


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opinions help develop the product, lots of potential internal growth, competitive salary, awesome happy hours, company lunches, cake

    Cons

    No bonuses, I don't really have any cons...

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great for IT veterans and ambitious newbies alike."

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    If you want to learn something, every day, this is the place to be. The product is a bit monolithic and intimidating at first, but the talent pool here is outstanding, and there is no shortage of very friendly, patient and SMART people willing to help and give guidance.

    Even veteran programmers will find challenges they most likely have never encountered before, and there are tons of opportunities to branch out and learn new things. They allow and encourage continuing education, even on the clock to a certain extent, and there are monthly 'co-hards' where you can work on personal programming projects.

    As the company has grown, management opportunities are scaling linearly, so there are definitely opportunities as you grow in the company, if that's something you're interested in. There is still a very 'start up' atmosphere and it is a casual, relaxed and fun place to work (although I don't know everybody's names!).

    Cons

    We're getting better at this all the time, but a bit more formalized training process would be beneficial. It used to be 'read the manual', which was not very helpful (especially if you were new to networking technologies), but we've gotten some more standardized classes, and could use some more.

    Advice to Management

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "I swore I'd never give up consulting and take a regular job."

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    Current Employee - Developer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Developer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    As my 17 year old recently pointed out: "You always say "I'm going to SevOne. You never call it work."
    I work with top echelon developers. There are no egos. OK, of course we all have egos. There is just an enormous amount of respect for the abilities and strengths of co-workers. All ideas are considered. We even have (and use extensively) a mail group tag to all tech personnel called "Dumb Questions" to encourage the sharing of "tribal knowledge".

    Cons

    I haven't found any yet.

    Advice to Management

    I don't think they need any.


  10. "The American Dream...but for real"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    The American Dream doesn't hold the weight it used to. Before, a man/woman could move up to the top with hard work, determination, and a bit of cleverness. Now, those very same people are drowning in debt, distracted by pointless materialism, and generally discouraged from any sort of betterment of their lives through their craft...even, and especially, in certain sectors of the technological industry. This is NOT the case at SevOne. An intern can come in and with the aforementioned ideals, and work their way to a very very good position. SevOne rewards hard work, determination, and lots of cleverness, and they reward it well.

    Other than that, the people here are the nicest and smartest people you could ever hope to meet. The environment might actually be better than the opportunity. Great company parties, everyone is constantly joking and having fun while they work. Open floor plan. You can't lose.

    Cons

    The only cons I've run into have to do with the type of frontend technology we use. It isn't bad, and it works well enough for what we do, however it leaves me wanting in terms of novelty. It's a very small con though. In some ways it's actualyl made me a much better developer.


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