How is WLB at Flexport?

New mdGG61
Jan 7 7 Comments

Got pinged by a recruiter and seems interesting but with two kids under 2, I worry about wlb. How is it?

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  • Airbnb / Other
    unemployd

    Airbnb Other

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    unemploydmore
    Depends on the position obviously. I've heard the ops suck hardcore. Idea and concept is fantastic but I've heard execution, wlb, and total comp are lacking
    Jan 7 3
    • Dropbox / Eng arrears
      What ops? Their service has like 100 concurrent users. All their issues would be on the data entry, state, and clean-up side. I'd expect oncall to be easy there - if it's not, their engineering sucks.
      Jan 7
    • Airbnb / Other
      unemployd

      Airbnb Other

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      unemploydmore
      *operations and logistics.
      Jan 7
    • Yelp capKirk
      @airbnb low qps doesn't really equate to lesser engineering challenge. Every service call of their's is worth n fold of any web service like uber or Airbnb. The number of pages might be lesser, but the revenue lost of even a minor issue would be huge!
      Jan 7
  • Flexport
    MBenioff

    Flexport

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    Founder and chairman of Salesforce
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    I think Wlb is on par/ better here than other companies I have worked at. In general teams are v flexible with working from home when needed. Many employees on the software side have kids, including many managers. it’s not full of 22yos working 80h weeks. I also think it’s a great company besides all of that.
    Jan 8 0
  • Facebook LrWn11
    Depends on the team. There's a team selection process where you can make sure you pick a team with a good balance.

    When you are looking at teams, see what time people put up diffs, and ask to see pulse results. You can easily find a good team if you look for it.
    Jan 7 1
    • New mdGG61
      OP
      Did you use to work there? If so how's the experience?
      Jan 7

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