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OpenBet Reviews

Updated Apr 10, 2019

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  • "One might get stuck working on old legacy systems/languages (TCL)(in 26 reviews)

  • "Very disorganized - constant reorganization and low retention on senior management positions(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "It was a wonderful learning to start with"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore

    I worked at OpenBet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    new learning and good leadership

    Cons

    old frameworks and old code

    OpenBet2013-12-07
  2. "Nice place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time

    Pros

    People culture, offices, international exposure

    Cons

    Complex organization, minimum understanding of decision making process, limited documentation

    OpenBet2019-04-10
  3. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Athens
    Recommends

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, great office and benefits, work life balance. Good career opportunities. Java teams

    Cons

    Legacy tech stack such as TCL

    OpenBet2019-02-24
  4. "Great working conditions but poor working content"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Chiswick, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at OpenBet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great multicultural colleagues - Great working conditions - Good Benefits

    Cons

    - Outdated technologies and methodologies - Tasks set from external "customer" companies could end up being dull - Strict hierarchy could block new members from being involved in more interesting tasks

    OpenBet2019-03-01
  5. "Work life balanced"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time

    Pros

    Great vacation package. 3rd year reaches 6 weeks.

    Cons

    Try to get the highest salary because after that, there won't be much raise

    Advice to Management

    Make salary raises more competitive, otherwise employees will keep on leaving

    OpenBet2019-02-11
  6. "Friendly environment but Management issues"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Very friendly collaborative environment - Very good work/life balance

    Cons

    - Not good people's management - Medium to low salaries - Outdated technologies

    OpenBet2019-02-23
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Athens
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Worklife balance Nice people Good attitude from the management

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons.

    OpenBet2019-02-07
  8. "Graduate Software Engineer"

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    Graduate Software Engineer in Chiswick, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at OpenBet for less than a year

    Pros

    + Really nice people in the company + Very flexible working hours + Very nice office + Training + Fun working enviroment + Nice location in Chiswick park

    Cons

    - Legacy tech stack (TCL, informix) - Customer focus

    Advice to Management

    My suggestion is to limitize the work in TCL only to the old developers and to try move quickly in Java.

    OpenBet2018-11-22
  9. "Good company overall"

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    Former Employee - SRE in Athens

    I worked at OpenBet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very relaxed environment, Good working hours, no overtime

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for salary progression

    OpenBet2018-11-02
  10. Helpful (5)

    "Nice people doing mundane tasks with outdated tools"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Athens

    I have been working at OpenBet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Openbet has some really nice and friendly people. The company treats its employees well (at least by today's standards) and there's a general culture of openness and understanding which makes for a pleasant working environment. There are no forced overtimes, or excessively long hours, so you can have a healthy work-life balance. There are also opportunities to travel around the world which is a nice plus.

    Cons

    This company is "customer-centric" to a sick degree. The are two basic pillars in Openbet: 1) The customer is always right and 2) any technological advancements must be funded by a customer in order to be realized. On top of that, this is a big company. This means: ridiculously outdated tools, nightmarish monolithic code, bloated software products, lots of bureaucracy, chaotic communication between teams and lots... of repetitive and mundane tasks for developers.

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    Advice to Management

    It's time to invest on the actual technologies, tools & processes used in this company. It's a company that sells software after all.

    OpenBet2018-10-31
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