SolarWinds Reviews

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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SolarWinds President and Chief Executive Officer Sudhakar Ramakrishna
Sudhakar Ramakrishna
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Pros
  • "I won't even try to say free lunch twice a week is a perk(in 78 reviews)

  • "Great people, awesome technology, great perks available at the office such as catered lunch twice a week and unlimited drinks and snacks(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Not for people who truly value work-life balance(in 45 reviews)

  • "Upper management is a bit old-school for a tech company, but nothing egregious(in 25 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee
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      A great place for software developers

      Aug 4, 2021 - Senior Architect in Austin, TX
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      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.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company great staff

      Feb 24, 2021 - Sales Associate in Kanata, ON
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      Pros

      Very great staff to work with

      Cons

      Not many great place to grow

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Core support

      Nov 24, 2021 - Technical Support Engineer 
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      Pros

      Competitive Salary pay for employee's and benefits.

      Cons

      Workload is tremendous and not much increase.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Working at SW

      Oct 27, 2021 - Sales Engineer in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      -great team -good recognition when something done well

      Cons

      -pay was not competitive compared to other IT companies -mgmt style was not always on point

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Sucks

      Aug 19, 2021 - Account Executive in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Lots of experience. you can learn lots of skills. training is on point. learn to work under lots pressure. feed you twice a week.

      Cons

      work you like a slave. management makes all the money. if you miss a motnh after hitting 10 months in a row you are nothing to them. no work life home life balance AT ALL. expected to work late every day, even if at quota.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Best company to work for

      Jul 8, 2021 - QA Engineer 
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      Pros

      Good salary, Supportive management and new technologies to work in.

      Cons

      Not found so far to my knowledge

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Enjoyable place to work

      Feb 1, 2021 - Sales Development Representative in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Good people, lunch is paid for twice a week

      Cons

      Quota is unrealistic, amount of activity per day is unrealistic with too many sdr not enough quality lead

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      High Pressure environment with opportunities to grow

      Jan 13, 2021 - Account Executive in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Good market and reputable company Clear 5 year growth plan

      Cons

      Extremely high pressure sales environment

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Very rewarding

      Dec 22, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great company, and great people

      Cons

      Salaries a little on the low side

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Awesome company to work and make a career

      Dec 11, 2020 - Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      - Challenging environment that will make you get out of your comfort zone and produce new solutions - Opportunity to interact with really skilled people, teach and learn. Great environment to grow - Great benefits

      Cons

      - Not a good place if don't want deal with changes in the culture of the company (That could be a pro if you like this kind of approach)

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