EPAM

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EPAM Reviews

Updated December 22, 2014
Updated December 22, 2014
177 Reviews
4.1
177 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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    Lead Software Engineer

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    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 (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fast growing company, +30-50% per year for several years.
    Many different project in different industries with different technologies.
    EPAM isn't staffing company, but also does full software development circle for its customers.

    Cons

    Hard to change project in company, there isn't clear way to change customer unit.
    Weak relationships between engineers from different business units, horizontal communications aren't developed and looks like discouraged by management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop horizontal communications.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EPAM

    Pros

    Colleagues. Employee support.

     Doesn't know what write here. I fill the word limit because glassdoor pros system sucks

    Cons

    Salary

    Doesn't know what write here. I fill the word limit because glassdoor cons system sucks

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    sales

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    Current Employee - Sales in Newtown, PA
    Current Employee - Sales in Newtown, PA

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

    Pros

    international organization, competitive salary, intelligent young staff and senior management, top technology clients and projects, flexible schedule, great team work

    Cons

    cross cultural communication can be hard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep on!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company to start with and try quickly learn

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EPAM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Smart people
    - Friendly environment
    - Multiple projects in different areas

    Cons

    - Outsourcing model of business -> low salaries
    - You will eventually hit the barriers
    - Too big to be effective. A lot of bs and stories like "this year we'll change"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop promising, start doing. Care not only about margin and profits.

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

    A good company to start with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

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

    Pros

    Professional colleagues, adequate management, good relocation conditions

    Cons

    Small salary, limited career opportunities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to start woring in the US

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    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 an 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
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
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    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
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    It all depends on account and project

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    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

  10. 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 (more than an 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
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    your choice

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • 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 (less than an 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

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