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EPAM Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
204 Reviews
4.1
204 Reviews
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EPAM President, CEO, and Director Arkadiy Dobkin
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good place to start in USA with big number of different projects in different business areas with wide variety of technologies used (in 8 reviews)

  • Great client mix with many interesting projects (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Low salary for developers, not often promotions (in 10 reviews)

  • It is hard to move by career ladder, sometimes hard to change your project and it take a lot of time (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Like solving interesting problems? Like a collaborative and innovative environment? Then EPAM is for you.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Brilliant People
    -Cross department exposure
    -Fantastic Clients and Projects
    -Excellent mentors
    -Fast paced, passionate work environment

    Cons

    -communication amongst company could use improvement, but not horrible
    -some red tape, but not as much as you would think for a 10,000+ person company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Be a bit more transparent
    -Encourage culture building from leadership

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Focus on Software Engineering is without pair

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at EPAM

    Pros

    Work among people that are passionate and focus to do whatever it takes to build good software solutions and the best technology company.

    Cons

    expand non-work related events to allow employees to socialize more.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve top down communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Huge outsourcer with different opportunities for developers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at EPAM

    Pros

    flexible carrer program to change position
    fast growing expertise with changing projects

    Cons

    not so flexible in choosing technoloy stack as small teams

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    verything is perfect

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Poor salaries

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EPAM

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging work load

    Cons

    Low salaries; poor communication between managers and staff

  6.  

    Easiest way to migrate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    1. They can provide all papers works with very short period of time
    2. They will reallocate you with 2 weeks
    3. Not very high level of interview
    4.They provide green card in very short time
    5. In spite that they selling emplyees to other companies they still provide team-buildings and other activities

    Cons

    1. Low salary
    2. Not very interesting projects
    3. No promotion (only salary will increase once in a year)
    4. You works as contractor for other companies

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very positive expirience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Team Leader in New York, NY

    I worked at EPAM full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company in general provides many opportunities for your grow as technical or managerial person.
    Resonable benefites and work/life balance.

    Cons

    Salary is quite average .
    Satisfaction highly depends on department where you works.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 5 people found this helpful  

    Regular USA body shop (USA only)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    USA green card after 3 years working period
    Relocation assistance

    Cons

    Unfriendly environment with depression spirit
    Deeply demotivated employees
    95% support and maintenance projects, refused by another companies
    Initially small compensation level
    No respect to real employees needs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go the same way, business is business. Please, do no lie to employees that you a interested in long term relationships.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to start and work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - wide range of clients
    - engineering culture
    - a lot of possibilities to grow as developer/manager/ba/tester

    Cons

    - low level of communication between company units
    - a lot of educational materials, but it is hard to get them (low inside advertisement)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue improving of processes, company and culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good place for start in US

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to start in USA with big number of different projects in different business areas with wide variety of technologies used. Many people from different countries so you can develop good interpersonal and communication skills.

    Cons

    People are mostly located in different offices throughout the country so it makes a little difficult to build feeling of company you're working in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be good to have more local gatherings so people could meet each other.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great job opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SRE in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - SRE in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at EPAM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great company, competitive salaries, wise management

    Cons

    really depends on project you are working on. My project is super cool.

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