Software Engineer Reviews

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

Software Engineer in San Francisco:
"Problem Solving with Great People on the Bleeding Edge."
Pros: Software Engineering offers me the chance to be both logical and creative; it works my entire brain and fulfills my academic tendencies. Moreover, it is a quickly and constantly developing field: there's always something new to learn, and I don't go a day without developing a new skill or insight.
Cons: There are some moments when you, as the resident expert of your product area, will have to make some timely, emergency decisions. It's a hard burden to carry, but that's why we're entrusted with maintaining robust and scalable codebases.

Software Engineer in Denver:
Pros: Culture, Pay, People, Flexibility.
Cons: Stress levels, imposter syndrome.

Software Engineer in New York:
"Image Processing Engineer."
Pros: I had an opportunity to work with innovative technology.
Cons: I was severely underpaid, and there was not much I coul do about it.

Software Engineer in McLean:
"Work flexibility, culture, gym, people."
Pros: Extremely smart people developing interesting technology.
Cons: Not very organized, but it is getting better.

Software Engineer in Denver:
Pros: Flexibility and interesting problems to solve.
Cons: Horrible management, lack of vision and competence from upper leadership.

Software Engineer in Charlotte:
Pros: I get todo something different every day. I manage myself.
Cons: Some people are bad and I have to clean up after them.

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.

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