Centro Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 25 Apr 2019

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4.2
76%
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Centro Founder & CEO Shawn Riegsecker
Shawn Riegsecker
7 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work-hours Remote-work friendly Unlimited vacations WeWork office spaces Friendly & Respectful work environment Extremely talented people

    Cons

    - - - - -

  2. Helpful (5)

    "OK Place"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company offers unlimited PTO and good benefits package. Conducts guided meditation classes for employee well being

    Cons

    Politics in technology group makes it difficult to build career. Many good people in the technology group had left the company.Not a collaborative culture.

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  3. "Overall Great"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people. Transparent advancement opportunities. Good culture and perks.

    Cons

    Office is very loud and too small, with limited parking.

  4. Helpful (4)

    "Awesome people and great environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefit and salary and more importantly helpful managers.

    Cons

    old building and far from Union Station

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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Dedicated hard-working colleagues"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro

    Pros

    The best thing are the dedicated, well educated and hard-working people. It makes such a difference to morale when you spend your days with other people who also want to grow and to share their knowledge and vision. Management have been very receptive to employees' opinions and put a lot of trust into employees. The compensation is decent, the holiday schedule is absolutely amazing (Ferris Bueller days, Sabbaticals, generousness vacation), and the benefits are excellent (pretty much all the US benefits listed on Glassdoor have been mirrored to Canadian equivalents here in Toronto). Somehow our CEO, Shawn Riegsecker, manages to remember the names of hundreds of employees...

    Cons

    The company as a whole has the philosophy that if it helps you grow as a person, that value will be put back into the company. In return, there's an expectation that you should work hard and be prepared to develop and contribute. This is not a job for the lazy or foolish.

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Amazing place and a very friendly environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Centro

    Pros

    very professional people, great from the business point of view, good salaries and people love to help and more importantly awesome managers we have here.

    Cons

    connection to Union Station is quite hard.

  7. Helpful (5)

    "Great culture, great people, but stagnating in product and technology."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Low-key atmosphere, flexible work arrangements, and a lot of good people to work with.

    Cons

    Not pushed to grow technically, a lot of turnover, C level management is schizophrenic.

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