Software Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Tampa:
Pros: Software engineering allows me to be creative and use my brain in solving every day problems in a unique way. There is something special about looking at a piece of code and getting a full understanding of how a system should flow and beginning to start the process.
Cons: My job is not the type of developing I like to do. We use older technology and everyone is afraid of innovation.

Software Engineer in Woburn:
`"$Its definitely work."`
Pros: I like the culture. Every one is friendly enough and is easy to talk to. There is interesting work to be done, and people seem to like doing it.
Cons: NA.

Software Engineer in Greenwich:
`"$Advanced financial analysis."`
Pros: Dealing with complex fast paced data and optimizing highly advanced software. Friendly environment that encourages growth.
Cons: The product planning could be better.

Software Engineer in Seattle:
`"$Very rewarding, engrossing work."`
Pros: Software engineers get the frequent satisfaction of fixing something and getting to see the effect of that fix. It's nearly instant gratification sometimes, which can be very satisfying. Also you learn a lot of skills you can use in your everyday life to make things work better.
Cons: A lot of sitting at a computer, so you might feel very drained and foggy at the end of the day. You also need to deal with very large, complex systems, where sometimes the difficulty isn't as much conceptual, as simply understanding what other people were trying to convey with their code.

Software Engineer in Atlanta:
`"$Flexible work, Very high stress, Great office and coworkers."`
Pros: Production Support Engineers job. Offers a lot of potential for the future. Good flexibility, Great coworkers.
Cons: Very high stress. Low pay. Very critical job that doesn't permit misses without compensation when doing great. Absolutely no motivation from the employer.

Software Engineer in Southfield:
`"$Life of an Software Engineer."`
Pros: The flexibility, the Flex time, The technology that is readily available, the ability to learn new languages, and new technologies as you go along, Low Stress levels, Office Conditions, Management, GE Culture.
Cons: The lack of direction when you are a new employee, Nothing having any set or concrete direction, everything just comes and goes as time passes.

Software Engineer in St. Louis:
`"$Always learning."`
Pros: Always learning and playing with new technologies. A sense of accomplishment and can find a lot of relaxed work environments. The pay and career growth is a great benefit as well.
Cons: Sitting in an office/cubicle all day.

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