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Uptake Overview

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Chicago, IL (US)
501 to 1000 employees
2014
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Built around a foundation of data science and machine learning, Uptake helps industrial companies digitally transform with open, purpose-built software that delivers outcomes that matter.

Among our many awards and accolades, Uptake is a current World ... Read more

Mission: Uptake aims to create a world that always works: One where the machines and equipment we depend on daily don’t break, and industrial companies are once again the creators of economic growth and opportunity.

Uptake Reviews

  • "Micro Managers, Rush Code out the door"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Uptake full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great food, nice building, nice location

    Cons

    I can basically sum this up as a sweat shop. Don't go here if you're a developer who wants to be treated as a professional.

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Uptake Photos

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Uptake Interviews

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    Data Scientist Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Uptake in May 2020.

    Interview

    I applied online, and was contacted in a few days to schedule a 30-minute interview with the head of data science, conducted over zoom. I was told I would hear back at the end of the week, and I got an offer when I followed up.

    Interview Questions

    • Before the interview, I was told to be prepared to describe a project that I have completed, or that I am currently working on.   1 Answer
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Uptake Awards & Accolades

  • Best New Startup, Moxie Awards, 2015
  • Best Startup Founder or Co-Founders(Brad Keywell), Moxie Awards by Built In Chicago, 2015
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