EPAM Reviews

Updated August 23, 2014
Updated August 23, 2014
155 Reviews

4.0
155 Reviews
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EPAM President, CEO, and Director Arkadiy Dobkin
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95 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Career development is very professional, lots of opportunities to improve your skills, both hard & soft skills (in 6 reviews)

  • Many different projects in different areas and technologies, lot of experience (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Low salary for developers, not often promotions (in 9 reviews)

  • Hard to change project in company, there isn't clear way to change customer unit (in 4 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to start woring in the US

    • 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 for more than a year

    Pros

    Great resource managers, HR, events.

    Cons

    Low salaries in US branch.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your workers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company to start for people from exUSSR. Perfect company to learn how things work in IT.

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

    I worked at EPAM full-time

    Pros

    Perfectly working processes.
    Great minds.
    Great social network, HR and events, wide projects variety, freedom of project choice.
    Good salaries in Belarus.

    Cons

    Low salaries in USA branches.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    It all depends on account and project

    • 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

    Pros

    It is pretty big mature company, got offices in many countries, everything else is pretty much standard. If you like to run your own startup in parallel, this might be your choice

    Cons

    As I said, it all depends on account and project. If you may stuck on a bad project for years

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great company for beginners as well as experienced software engineers

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

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to relocate to the US: EPAM has solid background in hiring talented people from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia and getting them to the US
    Opportunity to work for big top US companies as a vendor
    Competent and helpful HR: helped me a lot with immigration (not only) questions
    Stability

    Cons

    Salaries: are not as high as in big top companies. Though, if you show good performance...
    Bonuses: small
    No 401K plan

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    your choice

    • 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 for less than a year

    Pros

    there are a lot of different professionals, and mostly they work much better than Indian or Chinese engineer, but the problem with language

    Cons

    there is low salary, no corporate benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more polite to people

  7.  

    Project Manager

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

    I have been working at EPAM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good for initial career growth

    Cons

    Average salaries are lower then market rates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please see and acknowledge best resources, otherwise they will take a chance somewhere else

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A good company to work

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

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Stability, HRMs, Experts, People

    Cons

    no-rocket-science, compensation doesn't match market, internal tools, slow business processes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in bleeding-edge expertise

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Highly professional workplace for an IT person

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer  in  Newtown, PA
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Newtown, PA

    I have been working at EPAM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good working environment
    Professional colleagues
    Latest and greatest technology
    Agile company
    Good health insurance
    Ability to choose projects in different locations and industries

    Cons

    Average compensation
    Travels may be required
    Need to show up before the management to get a good promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think about employees and their satisfaction proactively - they are your main asset!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good way to relocate to the USA and jump to another company in USA

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • 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

    Pros

    Pay salary without delay
    have dental insurance

    Cons

    - Russian business mentality
    - Low salary
    - Low bonuses
    - no stock options
    - greedy management
    - some managers are idiots
    - bureaucracy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bodyshops are evil. I hope USA government will forbid soon getting H1B quata by bodyshops

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good job to relocate to US

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • 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

    Pros

    + Exciting projects for top companies
    + Pay for relocation from Europe, assist in VISA

    Cons

    - Small compensation comparing with local companies

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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