Agero

Agero

Medford, MA

www.agero.com

Grade: A

Summary: A superior tech culture with focus on worker wellness, charity, leading collaboration tools, fun and solid perks.
Intro: Candidates are attracted to the energy and opportunity of the company’s tech start-up culture within a stable, established industry leader – all while working with some of the largest vehicle manufacturers and insurance carriers in the world. Candidates also appreciate the fact that Agero is fully committed to innovation, with technology at the core of how they are transforming driver safety and security, and that there are ample opportunities to directly impact the design and development of product solutions. Workers feel that they’re not just transforming their careers but an entire industry, and that their location based mobile apps and solutions – which bring a new level of safety to driver behavior – are revolutionary in a meaningful way.

Impact statements: 

  • Because our work results in universal real-world benefits, our data scientists, engineers, and coders find it more fulfilling.
  • Our most important asset is our people and we treat them accordingly.
  • It’s critical that we provide both financial and work/life balance options as part of our recruiting efforts in order to get the best talent the industry has to offer.
  • Average management experience is around 12 years, with the engineering group averaging around 7 years.
  • We want to make sure that candidates know that if they joined our team, they would be working in a positive environment with a team of exceptional co-workers that enjoy their work and have fun on new and exciting projects while using the latest technology with unlimited potential for growth and development.

Special accommodations: The company provides incentives to join the team, potential sign-on bonuses through relocation, temporary housing as well as telecommuting.

Community service/charitable causes: A dedicated committee oversees corporate giving events and plan events each month consisting of:

Cause

Action

Boston Children’s Hospital Corporate Cup

Raise money

The Junior League

Donate to help young women become career professionals

Cradles to Crayons

Help provide supplies to local schools

Local food shelters

Donate dry food goods and build food bags

Elder Services

Provide “gift wishes” to their clients

Creative meeting places: The Institute of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Science, Fenway Park, The New England Aquarium, and the newly remodeled Spirit of Boston harbor cruise ship.

Perks:

Conveniently located Marketplace in pantries with daily subsidized fresh food

Fitness center with access to gym equipment, locker room, etc.

Newly remodeled cafeteria for breakfast and lunch with recreational outdoor patio

Discounts on new vehicles

Discounts on national retailers such as car rentals, movie tickets, flowers, gifts, etc.

Complimentary vehicle assistance memberships

Discounts on auto/home/renters insurance

Discounts on membership programs, such as BJs Wholesale Club

Fun:

Gaming area includes shuffleboard, ping-pong, putting green, board games, jukebox and annual Wii bowling tournament.

Collaboration tools: The Mobile Engineering team uses Slack. Channels are available that allow open communication related to project work, general postings and industry/competitive analysis.

How corporate vision is communicated: Quarterly company-wide meetings that highlight innovation and address current corporate, financial, brand, and innovation goals and benchmarks. These meetings finish with a candid, open-ended Q&A featuring live questions and anonymous questions submitted in advance. In addition, there is a quarterly print publication, DriveAgero –as well as posters, email campaigns, and an internal intranet to keep the company aware of initiatives, changes, successes, and goals.

Ensuring well-being: “Wellness” initiative is provided in which associates are encouraged to participate in physical activities, whether sponsored by the organization during a work day activity or provided with fitness calculators for personal use. Agero provides healthy options at all events, in addition to hydration, weight loss, and other dietary challenges with prizes for the most progress. Also, several different options for leaves such as personal or medical are provided.

Longevity: Average management experience is around 12 years, with the engineering group averaging around 7 years.

Closing company statements: We want to make sure that candidates know that if they joined our team, they would be working in a positive environment with a team of exceptional co-workers that enjoy their work and have fun on new and exciting projects while using the latest technology with unlimited potential for growth and development.We have a unique blend of associates, ranging from all ages, backgrounds and expertise who come together to work on some of the most innovative technical ideas for the automotive industry.If you are looking to join an organization in which you can be part of change, and help provide solutions that are market differentiators, then Agero is the right place for you.

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