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ActiveState Overview

Vancouver, BC
1 to 50 employees
1997
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
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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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

ActiveState Reviews

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    Former Employee - Public Relations Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Public Relations Manager in Vancouver, BC
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    I worked at ActiveState full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -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 with purpose and vision
    -Great benefits and review process
    -Strong learning opportunities

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    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 solutions.

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ActiveState Photos

ActiveState photo of: The ActiveState office in downtown, Vancouver.
ActiveState photo of: A weekly Activator lunch in Ten Forward. Remote team members join via video conferencing.
ActiveState photo of: Product team and Marketing making use of our pod chairs.
ActiveState photo of: The ActiveState leadership team engaged in lively discussion.
ActiveState photo of: A well-deserved Friday pasta lunch
ActiveState photo of: A whiteboarding session in Spock's Quarters.
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ActiveState Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
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    Application

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

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

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