Cubist Pharmaceuticals
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Headquarters Lexington, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (CBST)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Cubist Pharmaceuticals is a rapidly growing, highly respected biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs in the acute care setting.

With 4 US marketed products, our developing clinical pipeline and our commitment to transforming patients’ lives around the world, Cubist is expanding our geographic presence with our European headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland and a growing commercial base in Europe.

Our 1st approval in 2003 has become Cubist’s flagship product...

Cubist Pharmaceuticals – Why Work For Us?

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  • 5 Year Goals  | 
  • Our Team

Our Culture



At Cubist we have created and maintain a culture unlike any other. Our passion for learning and saving the lives of patients in need has built a network of people that encourages the success of everyone. We not only work with colleagues, we have the opportunity to work with friends in a passionate and driven environment while contributing to humanity and making a significant difference.


We Work Differently

Each employee is part of our extraordinary team at Cubist. Our unique values have shaped a passionate, fun and innovative work environment. We recognize and appreciate what employees contribute to Cubist but also equally value the significance of being an engaged part of one’s family and community.



We Reward Differently

We recognize that Cubist employs some of the top talent in our industry and ensure that our employees are recognized and appreciated. We offer superior benefits that promote wellness and encourage balance and convenience in our employees lives.

Performance excellence is one of the key contributors to our success. Cubist is committed to visibly recognizing employee contributions and notable achievements through a robust Rewards and Recognition Program regardless of credentials, level or function.


We Learn Differently

Employees comes from various industries and backgrounds. This broad experience brings multiple perspectives, coupled with an ability to make difficult decisions and learn from them, has helped to shape and define Cubist’s success. We are also a culture of continuous learning, thoughtfully designed to enable employees to grow their personal capabilities and reach their full potential.


Working at Cubist Pharmaceuticals

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Employees are “Satisfied”   31 ratings


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Cubist Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Officer and Director Mike Bonney

Mike Bonney

Chief Executive Officer and Director

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Pros: Good benefits and opportunities if you play the game Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Phoenix, AZ Jan 2010 – Reviewed Jun 18, 2014

Interview Details – 3 step process including trip to Boston with VP of sales, HR and training department. First interview with the manager is straight forward and if you do well 2nd interview digs a little deeper. Be sure to close and listen close as the questions they ask will go into deeper on 3rd interview.Full Interview

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Cubist Pharmaceuticals Awards & Accolades

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Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2013
Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2012
Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2011
Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2010
Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2009
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