Automattic Overview

  • www.automattic.com
  • San Francisco, United States
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2005
  • Company - Private
  • Internet & Web Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Automattic Reviews

4.4
89%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg
165 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Loving it so far!"

Sep. 1, 2022 - Director of Strategic Partnerships
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great culture, extended learning/onboarding period, plentiful resources to do your job, challenging and fun.

Cons

I can't think of any right now!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Automattic

4.3
(141 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

We’re improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tech industry. At Automattic, we want people to love their work and show respect and empathy to all. We welcome differences and strive to increase participation from traditionally underrepresented groups. Our DEI committee involves Automatticians across the company and drives grassroots change. For example, this group has helped facilitate private online spaces for affiliated Automatticians to gather and helps run a monthly DEI People Lab series for further learning.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a priority at Automattic, though our dedication influences far more than just Automatticians: We make our products freely

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Automattic?

...fully remote work, async communication, excellent culture of inclusion and diversity, highly intelligent and skilled coworkers, a lot of work travel, good pay...Read More

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Automattic Interviews

Experience
Positive57%
Negative31%
Neutral11%
Getting an Interview
Applied online89%
Recruiter6%
Employee Referral3%
Difficulty
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  1. Full Stack Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Egypt
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Automattic (Egypt) in Dec. 2022

    Interview

    1. Text-based interview and some questions related to your tech knowledge and it went easy 2. Invited to Slack channel to manage the async interview process 3. Code Test which was adding a new feature to the WP-CLI tool, was a big task, and I did it with all passed test cases and all requirements. then I raised PR with the details. 4. I got a rejection due to less information in PR :) and Technical Issue, Although the reviewer mentioned that I did a lot of points that were done well
    Interview

    Add a New feature to the WP-CLI tool that is sync data from remote API with some requirements

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Does Automattic offer relocation assistance?

...Amazing benefits package (in the US anyway)...

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Employees rate Automattic 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 256 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Automattic, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Automattic and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 89% of employees would recommend working at Automattic to a friend. This is based on 228 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

57% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Automattic as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Automattic.

77% of employees think that Automattic has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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