Accelrys
3.4 of 5 33 reviews
www.accelrys.com San Diego, CA 500 to 999 Employees

Accelrys Reviews

Updated May 19, 2014
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3.4 33 reviews

                             

68% Approve of the CEO

Accelrys President, CEO, and Director Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia

Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia

(19 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Changes are the constant

    Director of Product Management (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsPassion of the people and diversity in corporate culture make Accelrys a high energy environment. Leadership is focused and demanding which is why the company has been able to execute so well in such a tough market filled with competition.

    ConsLike all places, corporate politics and opinions can shape directions and careers. Being able to march to a drum that is off-beat can be difficult.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Well run.

    Director of Product Management (Former Employee)
    San Ramon, CA

    ProsGreat science. Good people. Lots of moving parts to integrate, but a good team of execs workingon making it happen. Messy at times, but overall for the greater good.

    Conslots of change in today's world so for folks uneasy with change, not a smooth ride

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work, but remember the "little people"

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A company that truly respects and appreciates your contributions

    Software Support Specialist (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsThe best thing from my own experience, is that they don't micro-manage you. They hire you to do the job and don't feel the need to hover over you to ensure you get it done. They provide a friendly open environment where everyone works together, without a defined hierarchy. You are treated as an equal by everyone, regardless of the initials that follow their name. They strive to provide a relaxed atmosphere and grant employees opportunities to have fun with their co-workers, whether it be at the weekly on site happy hours, to the amenities like, pool table, shuffleboard and Foosball or the full gym and basketball court. I also like the relaxed dress code.

    ConsHonestly, I haven't found any. I'll update my review should I stumble across something later.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing. You've assembled an eclectic group of people that are on board with the companies goals and work to continue pushing us forward.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    18 great years

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    ProsTerrific people, all committed to making great products. Good scientists, very open atmosphere for discussions etc. Company looks after people quite well, lots of events/things going on. Good mix of scientists and engineers, very young and driven workforce. Very international too.

    ConsHave to find 20 words - not easy. It is a great place!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lots of ups and downs, but overall bery good

    Director of Product Management (Current Employee)
    San Ramon, CA

    ProsGreat leadership
    Solid product
    Fantastic customers.

    ConsNot as sexy as Internet and mobile companies

    Advice to Senior ManagementGrow beyond enterprise software. Quickly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great work environment where everyone is respectful of others.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Ramon, CA

    ProsAn excellent place for a self-starter to make great contributions to excellent products.
    Upper management really wants to make a difference in the quality of the products.

    ConsThis is no place for someone who only wants to "get by." So you have to put your whole heart into what you're doing. If you're not a balanced person, you could over-extend yourself and burn out.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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