Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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great place to work as an IT resource

Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech

ProsManagement support to use new technology. Diversified technology environment. Great benefit, including tuition reimbursement, conference and friendly team environment.

Conscareer growth is limited as a technical person

Advice to Senior ManagementMore concise and frequent communication. Empower individual users on decision making. Keep the culture of caring, collaborating and being innovative.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Genentech is a great place to work

Group Manager (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech


Pros: Genentech is focused on improving the lives of patients with serious and incurable diseases. Every employee can clearly see… Cons: Genentech was recently purchased by Roche pharmaceuticals. With this merger they grew overnight from an 11,000 person company to an 80,000 person company.… Advice to Senior Management: Work hard to maintain some of the magic that made Genentech successful. That means trying… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Not "In Business for Life Anymore"

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech


Pros: Great benefits Fair base pay Some really smart people Sabbaticals Free coffee Cons: There's no such things as work/life balance This is not a company… Advice to Senior Management: Look--I mean really look--at the exit interview data. People are leaving because the culture has changed, the workload has increased and… More

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