CSSS.NET Jobs & Careers in Kingston upon Thames, England

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1 day ago

Network Engineer / Systems Architect - Windows – new

Client Server Kingston upon Thames, England

Network Engineer / Systems Architect (LAN/WAN Windows Infrastructure). Hugely successful global travel eCommerce site (1 million unique visitors… TotalJobs.co.uk

5 days ago

Tester / Test Engineer - OSX Linux Jira

Client Server Surbiton, England +2 locations

As a Tester / Test Engineer, you will develop and run automated and manual tests and report on the results. You will utilise your scripting skills to… TotalJobs.co.uk

4 days ago

C++ Developer STL Boost OOD

Client Server Walton-on-Thames, England +2 locations

You will be working in an Agile TDD environment with a motivated group of engineering professionals. Offices based in leafy Surrey (KT postcode… TotalJobs.co.uk

3 days ago

C++ Developer / Junior Architect UML

Client Server Walton-on-Thames, England

As a C++ Developer / Junior Software Architect you will take responsibility for vision setting, research and training throughout the full development… TotalJobs.co.uk

4 days ago

C# Developer SQL Agile Finance

Client Server London, England

C# Developer .Net SQL Hedge Fund London to £85k C# Developer / Senior C# Software Engineer (.Net SQL CQRS WPF TDD BDD Agile). Successful investment… TotalJobs.co.uk

3 days ago

C# Developer .Net Scientific

Client Server London, England

·Strong Object Orientated (OO) software development experience, ideally withC# .Net ·You will have… TotalJobs.co.uk

7 days ago

C# Developer - .Net WPF Prism

Client Server London, England

As a C# Developer you will optimise multi-threading, messaging and memory management systems, taking technical ownership of projects and driving… TotalJobs.co.uk

5 days ago

C# Developer .Net 4.5 F# Finance

Client Server London, England

As a C# Developer / .Net Programmer you will join the team responsible for the core trading platform; despite this being an existing system there is… TotalJobs.co.uk

1 day ago

Linux Engineer - Redhat Market Data – new

Client Server London, England

As a Linux Engineer you will support the existing infrastructure, as well as installing and managing 3rd party feeds and applications. You will… TotalJobs.co.uk

1 day ago

Java Developer Scala KDB - Finance – new

Client Server London, England

This is a varied and challenging front office role in a fast paced company where the development is done predominately in Java, with a Scala GUI and… TotalJobs.co.uk

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    Worst contract company I've ever had the displeasure of working for

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    I worked at CSSS.NET as a contractor


    The home office was out of state and we didn't have to deal with them face to face all that much.

    I suppose this could be a pro - they have since changed their name to "Constellation West". Now you don't have to remember how many S's there are or repeat yourself when you tell someone you work for CSSS.NET.


    1) Unprofessional-ism. Some examples:

    -Employees that left our contract (on good terms) were bad-mouthed in front of their former co-workers. When an individual left to pursue better career the rest of the staff was told "It sure is a lot more professional around here now that so and so left". To say the least this fosters a resentful and hostile environment. Even if it had been true (it wasn't), you don't say that in front of your employees.

    -Employees were 'hand picked' for promotions or added responsibilities while others that were clearly qualified were overlooked and not given an honest chance (even after expressing interest). An employee that had the required certification was passed over for someone that had to be sent to training at the expense of the company.

    2) Various CSSS.NET policies. For example - forcing us to use PTO in order to get paid when the entire office is closed due to inclement weather.

    3) Merit/cost of living increases are pretty much non-existent. I'm no mathematician but when you have a small handful of employees (less than 20) with most of them making low middle income salary and you have a contract worth almost $2 million, there's a little more wiggle room than they pretend to have.

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    Insurance premiums are a COMPLETE AND UTTER JOKE. I would be embarrassed to offer such rates to my employees. A lot of their employees are Veterans and have VA Benefits, so I get it. However, when your contract staff starts looking and can get a better rates on their own, you need to re-evaluate your priorities. Clearly taking care of your employees is not one of them.

    Normally when the end of the contract comes up for renewal the staff is filled with anxiety. "Will I still have a job? Will my friends still have a job?" It says a lot when your employees are keeping their fingers crossed that you lose the contract so they can be absorbed by a new company. It's true that the grass isn't always greener, but with CSSS.NET it can't get much worse.

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