Southwest Airlines Software Engineer Reviews

Updated May 3, 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Culture lives up to and exceeds what you hear

    May 3, 2021 - Senior WCM Developer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Wonderful people, amazing diverse culture, excellent health benefits, travel perks, company listens to employees and his very transparent

    Cons

    Marketing can have some long hours but we do it with minimal complaint.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Solid Job

    Apr 12, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Good people, good company, 401k match is great, profit sharing is great.

    Cons

    PTO Policy is archaic and quite limiting.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Unbelievable benefits & culture

    Mar 26, 2021 - Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    They will treat you like family. The benefits are outstanding. They will do everything they can to protect your job. Southwest takes work life balance to a whole new meaning, as in you will have the freedom and time to live your life the way you want.

    Cons

    None. I absolutely love it here.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    They really care about employees

    Mar 31, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Great benefits and inclusive culture

    Cons

    I can’t think of any

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  5. 1.0
    Former Contractor, less than 1 year

    Not for new mothers

    Mar 13, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Process oriented, structured, facilities, projects, benefits for full time

    Cons

    Contractors are bossed around by full times, no flexibility, managers micro manage timings, no work from home, no work-life balance,

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good

    Mar 1, 2021 - Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Good place to work and fun

    Cons

    Not bad all extra acrivoties

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Culture and Learning Experience

    Jan 11, 2021 - Associate Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Learned a ton Used newer technology like React, AWS, Node, etc People are relaxed and helpful Never got overworked - normal 40 hour work weeks Culture was fun and nice pre pandemic, post pandemic they put effort to try to keep that remote Free flights

    Cons

    Due to pandemic, promotions were frozen and no profit sharing, company also suffered

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work if you want to travel.

    Sep 27, 2020 - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Great coworkers. Always willing to help.

    Cons

    There is way too much party atmosphere.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Pretty good place

    Nov 26, 2020 - Associate Software Engineer 
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    Pros

    Organizationally, it’s a very friendly and employee-centric place to be.

    Cons

    Not a lot of job diversity in the Technology department (compared to FANG for example).

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place across the board

    Jul 9, 2020 - Software Engineer in Dallas, TX
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    Pros

    Amazing people and people-focused approach from the company as a whole. Great benefits with 401k match and annual Profit Sharing

    Cons

    Southwest is very culture focused and they discourage remote positions because they want teams to be together as much as possible - not really a con unless you are interested in working from home.

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