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Quickplay Reviews

Updated Apr 28, 2019

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Found 76 reviews

3.6
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Quickplay CEO Wayne Purboo
Wayne Purboo
43 Ratings
Pros
  • "tech savvy company and you get chance to work on cutting edge stuff(in 9 reviews)

  • "QP part is great: amazing people, cutting edge technology (development stack is probably one the best in Toronto), lots of opportunities for growth(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work extends into late evenings/nights to sync up with Toronto/San Diego office(in 6 reviews)

  • "Company is growing fast and some of the managers would lack the QuickPlay specific knowledge and understanding(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great Team"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the best people I worked with Product was great

    Cons

    Lack of consistent direction from management

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees

    Quickplay2019-03-07
  2. "It was good place to start work in Canada"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible schedule Many events for employee's kids

    Cons

    Need to work hard periodically, but this is happening everywhere you work for result.

    Advice to Management

    Keep progressive approach for engineering management.

    Quickplay2019-04-28
  3. "software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Quickplay full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly and open team, great people to work with

    Cons

    not correct title assignment

    Advice to Management

    at least has weekly talk to your team

    Quickplay2019-04-09
  4. "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Quickplay full-time

    Pros

    Great CEO and a great place to work.

    Cons

    None, great people and culture.

    Quickplay2018-11-13
  5. "Cutting-edge of Global Streaming Video"

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    Former Employee - Not Technical in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Strong, visionary leadership - Technical people with a passion for video - Tier 1 clients - Fantastic opportunities for technical people to get hand on experience building platforms that compete with Netflix, cloudDVR, etc.

    Cons

    - Changes following acquisition by AT&T - Pressure to deliver could be intense - I could only recommend to someone wanting a leading edge video tech / sw role

    Advice to Management

    Shield the team from the mother ship

    Quickplay2018-10-25
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people around in general Values employees

    Cons

    Not clear communication from management regarding the future of the company

    Advice to Management

    Need clear communication from management

    Quickplay2018-04-13
  7. "Clear the mess"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Quickplay

      Pros

      Helpful colleagues and new technologies

      Cons

      A mess after the acquisition. Senior folks have junior titles and this is laughable.

      Quickplay2018-01-02
    • "Maybe not for everyone"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Quickplay full-time

        Pros

        Projects are interesting to work on

        Cons

        Management is a bit disorganized

        Quickplay2017-10-09
      • "senior server engineer"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Quickplay full-time

        Pros

        tech savvy company and you get chance to work on cutting edge stuff

        Cons

        nothing in particular. i can only say the job is demanding and you need to be on your toes to learn new stuff and adapt it fast.

        Advice to Management

        its doing a great job already.

        Quickplay2017-09-27
      • "A good place to work!"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
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        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at Quickplay full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Working with great people Good work environment Good opportunity for career growth Good learning opportunities Being part of AT&T has the advantages of working for a large organisation while still having the freedom, choices and environment of a smaller company

        Cons

        Nothing specific but there is always room for improvement

        Quickplay2017-09-11
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