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Trustwave Reviews

Updated 29 January, 2019
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  • "Extremely respectful of work/life balance (at least in the department I'm in)" (in 30 reviews)

  • "Work / Life Balance - Work from home" (in 27 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Exciting Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time

    Pros

    Cyber security business, smart, friendly co-workers, high-tech office space, great benefits, casual work environment, flexibility, CEO and leadership team have a strong vision for the future.

    Cons

    There are some that resist change; however, there is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction.

    Advice to Management

    The more communication the better.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Consultant
    Former Employee - Security Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are great
    Benefits are out of this world
    management is very transparent

    Cons

    In the position I had there was a lot of remote work

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Run!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Executive
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Trustwave full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits (except regarding vacation)...
    Work anywhere...

    Cons

    Disorganized
    Lack of internal support - most people just play pass the ball...
    Quotas beyond unrealistic
    Constant Territory changes
    Revolving door
    Vacation laughable
    No sick days (they come off of your already lacking vacation time)

    Advice to Management

    Not much local management can do... every decision is made overseas...


  4. "Growing company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great future in industry

    Cons

    high pressure and payment is lower then industry standard.


  5. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cutting Edge Technology, Machine Learning

    Cons

    No downside working at Trustwave


  6. "It's okay"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time

    Pros

    Low stress environment
    Decent compensation packages

    Cons

    Company direction seems to be unknown


  7. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Trustwave full-time

    Pros

    Lots of smart people working at TW

    Cons

    Some processes are not organized which affect certain employees negatively

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone fairly/equally

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to start in Info Sec, but customer experience issues will grind you!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Trustwave full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Work / Life Balance - Work from home. They also take care of you from a good benefits package.
    - Great people to work with in many departments who will help you out out your respective and ongoing fires.
    - Ability to learn on the job and grow within the information security market.

    Cons

    - Always dealing with customer satisfaction issues which is extremely stressful as it's something that's completely outside of your control and doesn't seem like it ever gets better year in and year out.
    - Compensation is decent for starting out, but should rapidly ramp up to be in line with market and experience.
    - Sales Targets are regularly unrealiatic so don't believe you'll make your variable as it's extremely hard to do so especially when every deal that closes has provisioning, delivery and ongoing support issues which takes your focus away from your sales objectives and efforts.

    Advice to Management

    - Improve all aspects of customer experience from craddle to grave and make it your 100% committment to improve this in order to rapidly increase customer retention.
    - Compensation packages should be realistic and increase respective to market rates.


  9. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trustwave full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice colleagues, use of new technologies, somewhat flexible working hours, office with standing desk, culture is a mix of a startup and a stable company

    Cons

    Few paid vacations, no sick days, gap between sales and engineering team

    Advice to Management

    Give more feedback


  10. "Work Hard, Play Hard!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trustwave (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible working hours, which creates a great work life balance
    - Comfortable and friendly office
    - Open and clean office space
    - The office space is newer and close to different lunch options
    - Clean kitchen with drinks and snacks provided
    - Team activities (BBQs, Day Trips, Baseball games, etc.)
    - Everyone on the team wants to work hard and succeed!
    - Great benefits package and compensation
    - Not feeling well? Work from home!

    Cons

    Trustwave is a great place to work, I have no cons!

    Advice to Management

    Continue to motivate the team, and Trustwave will continue to grow!