Compare SolarWinds vs Spiceworks Ziff Davis BETA

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SolarWinds

Employee Ratings

  • Spiceworks Ziff Davis scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 814 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 158 reviews)
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.2
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.8
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.0
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SolarWinds Ceo Sudhakar Ramakrishna
70%
70%Sudhakar Ramakrishna
CEO Approval
Spiceworks Ziff Davis Ceo Steve Horowitz
88%
88%Steve Horowitz
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Spiceworks Ziff Davis employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than SolarWinds employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Free lunch twice" was the most mentioned Pro at SolarWinds.
  • "Company culture" was the most mentioned Pro at Spiceworks Ziff Davis.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at SolarWinds.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Spiceworks Ziff Davis.
Pros
Pros
"Free lunch twice"(in 78 reviews)
"Lunch twice"(in 52 reviews)
Pros
"Company culture"(in 15 reviews)
"Free food"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 45 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 25 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 12 reviews)
"Austin"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Architect

I have been working at SolarWinds full-time

Pros

Generous compensation with excellent healthcare and other benefits. Great internal culture with highly skilled software engineering teams. Flexible work schedules.

Cons

Sometimes-negative public perception due to the SolarWinds breach in 2020.

Advice to Management

Stay the course! I'm confident that the current focus on building a first-class engineering organization is an investment that will pay off over time.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Spiceworks Ziff Davis full-time

Pros

*You can tell that leadership is focused on creating connection, communicating with the teams, *Hiring process is a multi-step interview so it gives candidates a lot of insight into the company as... well as evaluates potential candidates *New(er) efforts to bridge global divides and do team building across geographical lines *Recent hires 2020-2021 have brought on fantastic people with expertise from outside of SWZD *Internal mobility and promotion opportunities are real

Cons

Hiring process with the Operations team feels painstakingly slow No plans to gather everyone at least 1x a year (at least according to whats been shared) Lots of change - though this could be a... positive depending on how you look at it

Job Postings

SolarWinds has 34 more recently posted open jobs than Spiceworks Ziff Davis.