Ultimate Software: What's it like to work here?

Ultimate Software

It's a great company to work for, which is probably why we've been rated the best tech company four years in a row.

EmployeeWorked at Ultimate Software in Weston, FL at the time of review.

What I like

I love working with the people on my team, and I feel like I am valued for the work I do.

What I dislike

Compensation, especially in stock, could be more equitable. I understand the rationale for higher executive salaries, but the fact remains that the company only runs because of every single employee there. While the hierarchy of the company is fairly fl

Suggestions for improvement

I would reduce workloads so that employees could work a 40 hour week. Lower executive salaries would subsidize higher headcount so that workload is better distributed.

Company Culture

I love the team I work on, and the company as a whole has a positive and welcoming culture

Internal Communication

We receive adequate communications on what's happening with the company as a whole


Always looking for the best way to encourage collaboration

Work-Life Balance

Could be better -- unlimited PTO is a big plus, but practical limitations of my work mean I'm not comfortable taking time off very often

Support from management

My boss is always glad to help me out of I need support in dealing with a situation

Freedom to work independently

I work from home, and my manager trusts me to get my work done without looking over my shoulder every day

Inclusive / Diverse

We have a lot of interest groups aimed at inclusiveness and diversity

Gender Equality

Fairly equal distribution of men and women throughout the company at most levels, including executive

Attitude towards older colleagues

Age doesn't matter at all, whether you're 72 or 22

Office / Work Environment

I work from home

Environmental Friendliness

We have recycling containers in the office, but other than that I don't know what's being done to reduce carbon footprint

Handicapped Accessibility

Can't really comment on this personally, but my understanding is that any necessary accommodations are made

Workplace Safety

There are a number of comfortable offices around the country for those who don't work from home

Overall compensation for your work

I could probably make a higher salary somewhere else, but all in all, including intangible benefits, I feel I'm compensated fairly

Job Security

Company has never laid off an employee

Company Image

We're not saving lives, but I feel like for an office job this is as good as it gets

Career Development

There are a lot of growth opportunities, but they mostly involve moving into management

Challenging Work

Work is challenging but not usually taxing