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Our talented team is at the center of everything we do. Our philosophy is collaboration-focused, remote-friendly, and flexible. We care deeply about supporting the growth of all our employees and making sure they feel professionally fulfilled.
DigitalOcean is a values-driven organization. Here is what we believe in:
Start by defining the problem. Have the courage to approach a problem from a different perspective. Plan ahead, but act decisively. Consider that the simplest approach is often the best.
Acting with respect can mean anything from acknowledging a colleague’s hard work to embracing diversity. It means valuing the opinions of your coworkers as much as it means ensuring that remotes can fully participate.
Foster an environment in which people are encouraged to share their ideas, feelings and opinions. Make your needs known, and make it easy for others to do so. Listen as you would want to be listened to.
Foster a culture of transparency. Trust that everyone is here because they want to be, and that we share the same goals. Trust each other to do what we say. Trust when we can’t we’ll let each other know. Trust that it’s ok to make mistakes. Show each other that these things are true, with how we treat each other.
Acknowledge that our community lives within and outside our office walls. Our community of customers depends on our service. Keep them in mind with everything you do. Contributing knowledge and resources to the community is good for everyone in it including us.
Our customers don’t just use DigitalOcean, they love it. That’s because, at every level, we put love into our work. Love brings us together and makes us stand out from the pack. Love means doing the little extra things—the things that you don’t have to do—that makes all the difference.
DigitalOcean benefits vary by region. You can expect perks like:
- Work well
- Custom Work Stations. Mac? PC? Linux? We’ll hook up your rig with your preferred equipment.
- Free Meals Every Day. Food tastes better when you’re eating together.
- Commuter Benefits. We provide in-office employees with a monthly MetroCard or local equivalent.
- Live well
- Flexible Vacation Time. Take the time you need to live a balanced and fulfilling personal life.
- Team-building and Social Events. Hackathons, Shark Week (our annual company retreat), team offsites, anniversary parties and more.
- Headphones. Up to $100 for the headphones of your choice.
- Grow well
- Education Support. All employees receive a Kindle and reimbursement for conferences, training or education.
- 401k Plan. It’s never too early or too late to start saving. DigitalOcean matches up to 4% of every employee’s salary.
- Be well
- Gym Reimbursement. We provide up to $100 per month for gym or any sort of physical activity.
- Full Health Coverage. Generous health coverage for all our employees. Nobody gets sick on our watch.
DigitalOcean is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive place for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you live. Diversity fosters innovation and helps us provide the best experience possible to our community.
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