ActiveState Overview

  • Vancouver, Canada
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 1997
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The company’s products include the ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl dynamic language distributions, and developer tools such as Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit. ...
Mission: Our Values: We have a mindset for growth and play an active role growing the use of Perl, Python, and Tcl in communities and within enterprises. We value working with others and work cooperatively as a team, with our customers and partners, and with the open source ...

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Bart Copeland
Bart Copeland
9 Ratings
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"Top tech company fun place to work"

Jul 30, 2019 - Public Relations Manager in Vancouver, BC
Positive Outlook
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-Proven global leader in open source language solutions -Great work life balance and it's fun working there -Effective approachable senior management and awesome CEO -Kind colleagues -Well-run


Suggestion to senior management is to keep doing what you're doing

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Especially keep up with the learning opportunities such as lunch and learn and more. It's such a great way for colleagues across the organization to have fun learning and connect more on developing
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  1. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
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    I applied through an employee referral The process took 1 day. I interviewed at ActiveState (Vancouver, BC) in Jan 2014


    Very pleasant interview experience. Talked with decision-makers in my department on the phone and in-person at their office in Vancouver. All the people were warm and welcoming, the overall process was stress-free, and all my questions were answered.

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August 9, 2018
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