Alarm.com Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2021

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135 Ratings
Pros
  • "Extensive training opportunities, fun co-workers, and a relaxed work environment(in 18 reviews)

  • "The work life balance was encouraged and respected(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great managers and great work-life balance!"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alarm.com full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is a major plus. Company culture is great! Coworkers are mostly decent folks.

    Cons

    Limiting to what you can learn. Compensation is below average. Working with tech that needs to be backwards compatible to the utmost degree.

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  2. "Fun workplace with growing pains"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Alarm.com full-time

    Pros

    Company tries to find best fit for projects within department At the manager level, pretty invested in the success of the employees Good COVID response/adaptation Decent work life balance

    Cons

    Low Salaries Difficult to find challenging work unless you are on a specific project Growing pains

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    "Amazing Company To Work For!!!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alarm.com full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Supportive teammates and management team - Collaborative culture - Amazing HQ building - Challenging Work

    Cons

    - Give a little more onboarding assistance to new employees. Sometimes felt like on an island, but probably due to COVID

  4. "Great company!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Intern in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alarm.com full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Company culture and fair pay.

    Cons

    Large workload at times, but they want you to succeed.

  5. "Great work/life balance"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Device Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alarm.com full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I loved the work/life balance at ADC, the flexible hours were especially nice. My team was supportive and had a great work dynamic overall.

    Cons

    I think ADC is still working through the challenges of growing its teams. Sometimes things are a little disorganized.

  6. "Nice company environment but expect low compensation"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Multimedia Designer in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alarm.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employees here are generally happy.

    Cons

    The pay is below-average when comparing to other corporate salaries.

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  7. "Best Company and Team Ever!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Partner Success Executive in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alarm.com full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture, culture, culture! What a fun company! ADC really focuses on growing their employees from within. The growth opportunities are endless! In addition, the PSE team is full of amazing, hungry to learn, fun people who make up the best co-workers. This team is led by the best bosses I've ever had - to date.

    Cons

    LOTS of training required - they support you through this, though.

  8. "Great company, start-up feel, public tech in DC"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Management Associate in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Alarm.com full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Product management experience, good pay and benefits, great culture

    Cons

    Since it is smaller company, training and onboarding is slow once on a direct team. Training could be improved

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  9. "Excellent People, Meh Coorporate"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alarm.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The engineering team (software, device, quality) is some of the best people I've ever worked with

    Cons

    Pay is not great for quality engineers. Especially if you started at a lower title and were promoted.

  10. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Alarm.com full-time

    Pros

    none special but very interesting

    Cons

    I can't say anything bad

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