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"Interesting company, but primarily government contractor"

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Former Employee - Marketing
Former Employee - Marketing

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

Pros

Ambitious growth path, amazing technology

Cons

Hard to serve commercial customers

Other Employee Reviews for DigitalGlobe

  1. "Nice people, but should be more meritocratic"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Build Engineer in Walnut Creek, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Build Engineer in Walnut Creek, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits package is very good at this company. It had most generous PTO policy of anywhere I've worked. The environment is generally positive and constructive. I liked my boss quite a lot.

    Cons

    If you are working remotely from California, you are pretty disconnected from the home office. Code architect quality is inconsistent.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid to clean house with a layoff. Don't offer any more execs big fat bonuses that significantly affect the bottom line.


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    "Chaotic in QA"

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    Former Contractor - QA Engineer in Longmont, CO (US)
    Former Contractor - QA Engineer in Longmont, CO (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at DigitalGlobe as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Loved what we worked on, satellite imagery. Not many other places you can do that. Good people, super smart. Felt like we were doing cool stuff. Relaxed dres.s, bagels on Tuesdays, pay was decent.

    Cons

    Stressful, QA management would never say no or stand up for their team. Employees on QA team did not feel appreciated. Lot of turnover in team management. Newest manager decided employees make too much and cut raises very low. Have started cutting benefits since they went public.

    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking of QA as a money waster and treat them like a valued part of the team.

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