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DigitalOcean Overview

New York, NY (US)
201 to 500 employees
2012
Company - Private
IT Service
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Linode
DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a passionate community of technologists around the world. We want to simplify cloud computing for every developer and are working on some of the most challenging and interesting ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to simplify cloud computing so developers and their teams can spend more time building software that changes the world.

We’re always thinking of ways to make developers’ lives easier, including an intuitive interface and ... Read more

DigitalOcean Reviews

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  • "The Successful Maturing of an Already Great Organization"

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

    Pros

    amazingly smart people that are driven, passionate and just generally good people who care about making products and experiences that are elegant yet simple

    Cons

    the company is maturing and undergoing a lot of change with a new CEO at the helm, so the path isn't always 100% clear yet, but if you thrive in a place where you can create a bit of your own destiny and don't stress about change, then no problem!

    Advice to Management

    mark, you already are having a tremendously positive impact on helping this organization "grow up" so keep it coming! and please help champion diversity at the leadership level as it is lacking yet is so important.

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DigitalOcean Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DigitalOcean.

    Interview

    This is the longest process to date, with a lot of time and energy being invested from the interviewee's stand point(especially if you don't get the job). This is a huge problem especially if the interviewee has other offers on the table, but really wants to see the outcome of this particular job.

    Applied through the website, got a call from recruiter, then had a homework assignment, then video interview if I passed, and then meeting with 5 people on site with 45 minute interviews each. A lot of redundancy in the questions, but it's good to meet the whole team you'd be a part of and working with. The recruiter stayed in touch throughout the process which was great, and very helpful.

    The reason for not hiring didn't make sense, because it seemed like they didn't even want to hire for this position and I felt like I wasted my time in the end. A proper reason would be beneficial especially if the interviewee has made a greater effort and put in so much time.

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