Work at Grasshopper
“Our team is passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed; we work hard, enjoy our time and just get stuff done.”Siamak Taghaddos Co-founder & CEO
“I know some people who get up and dread Monday morning. For me it’s like ‘hey, I gotta go to work today.’ It’s different. It’s going to be fun.”David Janelle Interaction Designer
“I have a lot of authority here. It’s about having the leeway to try new things. I love it and I’m excited for more.”Ashwini Tumne Sr. Software Engineer
“There are always fun things happening in the office which makes Grasshopper a great place to work. Parties, Lunch and Learns, team activities we’re about company culture.”Sean Holland SQA Test Engineer
“People are hard-working yet light-hearted, enthusiastic but practical and they’re happy. I’m a dork, I’ll say it people are happy there’s no drudgery. There’s a productive playfulness to Grasshopper.”John Giasi Director, Operations & Systems
“Our culture is fun, vibrant, and team-oriented. Our roles aren’t structured and stiff we get to pursue things we’re passionate about.”Allison Canty Customer Engagement Manager
Our Core Values
Go Above and Beyond
We strive to exceed the expectations of the people we work with and the entrepreneurs we serve. From taking ownership of responsibilities outside of our job description, to remaining committed to a project from start to finish, we go above and beyond to make a positive impact on everything we do.
Being an entrepreneur means taking the initiative to find new and innovative solutions to daily challenges. This proactive approach to problem solving requires us to effectively calibrate risk while still thinking creatively and strategically.
Passion fuels our lives and ultimately paves the way to greatness. We create, evaluate, and innovate with pride and enthusiasm reinforcing our position as company ambassadors.
Successful teamwork requires listening, sharing and keeping an open mind. Teamwork is achieved by leveraging individual strengths and overcoming differences to produce the optimal results. Working in this way cultivates trust and respect for each team member and maximizes productivity.
Life at Grasshopper
We have a big vision and we’re not shy about transformation. We use the latest technologies from commercial and Open Source areas. We’re serious about investing internally in things like development tools, technology training, functional verification and load testing. Our engineers are well-versed in a variety of areas like systems design, coding, architecture and industry trends. We’re recognized and respected, striking deals with the largest communications carriers in the world. We believe our work will lead to big things and that’s pretty cool.
Analytical, creative, customer-focused and always testing; our marketing team is energized by creating a positive brand experience. We test web conversions, create resources for entrepreneurs and aim to delight our customers. Each member of our team offers their skills from SEO and analytics to community engagement to product management, and we love to try new things! Anyone on our team can dream a creative idea and see it come to life.
We’ve invested internally to build a 24/7 world class operations center. Every member of our team can contribute in any area, and we’re always cross-training. We’re both Linux and Windows, Apache and IIS, and Oracle and MongoDB. Our hybrid cloud integrates our private co-located data centers with EC2 and Rackspace along with Heroku. Agile DevOps with JIRA, we practice CI/CD using git/GitHub with Puppet, OpenStack, Eucalyptus, Jenkins, Octopus, and Bamboo. We use whatever it takes Bash, Python, Perl, GCC, PowerShell,VB, and more.
Solution seekers, culture drivers and financial forecasters; our business services team is a dynamic and creative group committed to supporting the company we love. Our team includes Human Resources, Finance & Accounting and Business Intelligence. From creating learning opportunities to cultivating camaraderie to analyzing data for insights we innovate, collaborate and passionately seek solutions to challenges.
Work Hard, Play Hard
At Grasshopper we believe that happy employees are productive employees. We try to mix as much fun as possible into our work. There’s a pool table in the office and we have a room for people to take PlayStation 3 or Wii breaks during the work day.
We have half-day Fridays in the summer, as well as company parties and activities throughout the year. Now and then we break out the beer train and deliver beer to people in the office.
Some of Our Awesome Benefits
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Flex Hours
- Profit Sharing
- Phone Bucks
- Summer Hours
- Pool Table
- Game Room
- Fresh Fruit
- $5 Lunch Credit
- Coffee & Espresso
- December Hours
So Why Work With Us?
Grasshopper is more than a communications company. We're building a global brand to help entrepreneurs change the world. We're always improving, always testing, always changing and there's never a dull moment. If you're smart, love startups, want to make a difference, and embody our core values, we want to talk with you.