Do any companies offer alternate schedules that allow you to avoid rush hour?

AT&T / Eng
DDM2K

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May 15 14 Comments

Curious if any SWE roles offer or allow a schedule that is closer to second shift (or even overnight) to avoid having to commute in slow, rush hour traffic.

I would imagine this would facilitate living further out and more cheaply, if that meant your commute was completed at a higher average speed.

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  • Microsoft Kvce65
    Yeah this is literally every tech company that isn't a dinosaur
    May 150
  • Google / Eng🍑☁️
    At Google, at least on my team, nothing's stopping you from rolling in at 12 and leaving at 8 or whatever
    May 150
  • Apple
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    Spittoon of Upper Mgmt
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    I come in after lunch around 1pm and leave around 10pm - everyday.
    May 154
    • Nvidia signale
      That's a shit schedule.
      May 15
    • Apple
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      I suffer from DSPD. Google and read about it. I struggle everyday with that.
      May 15
    • Nvidia signale
      Oh, that's a shit disorder handing you that schedule.
      May 15
    • AT&T / Eng
      DDM2K

      AT&TEng

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      I’d never even heard of that until now.

      I used to wonder why during summer vacation from school, my sleep schedule would naturally creep its way later and later until I was an “early riser” again. It seemed to lock in 8p-4a for quite awhile.

      A few years later I found solace in working 2nd shift. I feel so much better not having to set an alarm clock.
      May 15
  • New / OtherAuntHilda
    Yes, it is called work from home.
    May 150
  • Microsoft 10^100
    I have a team member who comes at 5/6 am and leaves at 2/3 pm.
    May 151
    • New / Consultant
      ThisisBrad

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      Shockingly bad humor
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      I do that and it’s beautiful
      May 16
  • Nvidia signale
    Yes it's called my manager isn't a monster.
    May 150
  • Adobe HaroldWren
    Same at Adobe. I usually like to get in before traffic some of my team mates come after
    May 150
  • Cisco Tushima
    Cisco is flexible. Some ppl come in early by 7 and some come in late after 10am in my team.
    May 150
  • OpenTable Meliodas
    Our teams have flexible hours. Some folks roll in at seven, others at noon.
    May 150

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