Software Engineer Reviews

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

Software Engineer in Novato:
"Software Engineering."
Pros: Never Ending array of bugs, new development and satisfaction of being the creator.
Cons: Desk Job, physically not good for health condition.

Software Engineer in Portland:
"I love softare."
Pros: Software engineering has been an incredible career choice.
Cons: Working with lazy co-workers is not fun.

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.