Rackspace
3.8 of 5 401 reviews
www.rackspace.com San Antonio, TX 5000+ Employees

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Overworked but learnt alot!

DC Ops Tech (Former Employee)
Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

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

Pros-Good Training
-Good place to start
-Rapid growth
-Lots of room for progression as a Tech
-Secure job, no redundancies

Cons-Management dont listen to line-workers
-Constantly coerced into overtime due to company growing fast and difficulty hiring.
-Slightly lower salary than competitors.
-Bad shift rotas
-Sales oversell solutions, way more than customers need, they are too incentivised by commision

Advice to Senior Management-Pay your employees more to reduce churn
-Less middle management
-Dont overwork employees with overtime

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learn as much as you can, and leave!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Antonio, TX (US)

I worked at Rackspace for less than a year


Pros: Good pay considering the living expense in San Antonio. Dev ppl are nice. They really focus… Cons: Too disorganized. Everything is in a mess compared to big companies in the market. They have a… Advice to Senior Management: The company needs a lot of talented ppl, not just… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Starts out fun, then reality sinks in

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


Pros: - Outtings which are pretty decent but it really depends on your team lead who may or may not put any effort/thought at all… Cons: Lets start from the beginning. Rackspace will try to brainwash you through "Rookie-O". You'll see many who will genuinely drink the kool… Advice to Senior Management: Stop reorganizing everyone every few months. Get some training… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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