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Updated 12 June 2017
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Pros
  • Good room for work/life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • Cutting edge technology in the fast growing field of big data processing and analytics (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance can be tough here, but it isn't in any way forced from management (in 18 reviews)

  • Growing pains as with any company that's expanded as quickly as Cloudera has, but management has done a good job of addressing those as they've arisen (in 27 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "It is a better company to work!!...."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Operations Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Customer Operations Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a company where lot of innovation happens
    It is a company with full of great people like Doug Cutting, Yonik, Tom White etc...
    It offers career growth for every individual.
    It is a pioneer in the Hadoop Distribution (CDH)
    It contributes lot of projects to the open source world.
    It is best company for every engineer.

    Cons

    Interview process is a bit slow.
    A few facilities for India employees.

    Advice to Management

    For India employees, provide the accommodation at the time of joining. Start office in a few more locations in India like Bangalore.


  2. "A place to learn, grow and contribute"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You will get a chance to work on cutting-edge technologies and also contribute to open source while doing so. You will get exposure to lot of opportunities within as new initiatives are being launched on time to time basis.

    Cons

    The work can get overwhelming given that Cloudera is in growth stage and lot of initatives got launched within company

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work going.


  3. "Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudera full-time

    Pros

    The entire team at Cloudera was in the 10% of Engineers I've worked with.
    In addition to being great Engineers, everyone was also genuinely positive and constructive.

    Cons

    There wasn't a high value placed on quality.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudera full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people and great culture

    Cons

    Terrible middle management from the Director level down

    Advice to Management

    Hire people that don't just blindly agree with your ideas rather than challenge them to make the whole process better.


  6. "On boarding"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner Sales Manager in Milano (Italy)
    Current Employee - Partner Sales Manager in Milano (Italy)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brilliant, Fast, Innovative, Global company

    Cons

    Balancing of the employess in europe between countries

    Advice to Management

    Push the culture of proposing our offering more from a business and strategic point of view then from a technological point of view


  7. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cloudera full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hour, interesting projects and nice people to work with.

    Cons

    stressful towards the end of the release


  8. Helpful (5)

    "Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great technology. Good business cases solved.

    Cons

    Growing pains as Cloudera expands.

    Advice to Management

    Open communication. The people on the street have more to offer than just flying like geese.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Smart people, inclusive culture, cool tech, good salaries"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Unlimited vacations
    Competitive salaries
    Get paid to work on open source code and become an Apache contributor

    Cons

    You may never want to leave ...


  10. "Awesome experience"

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

    I have been working at Cloudera full-time

    Pros

    Committed team, strong leadership, game changing technology, supportive company, great benefits. Unlimited opportunity

    Cons

    There's lots to do so we all work hard.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work & Keep adhering to the company values


  11. "Great company, great benefits, great culture!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee friendly culture, good work life balance, great vacation policy.

    Cons

    Tough market and there can be quite a bit of turnover in the sales ranks.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to build around the core platform technology
    Build or acquire a common ingest tool


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