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Overall a fairly good company to work for.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great benefits provided to employees, all employes benefit from flex time and general acceptance of work family balance. provide on site parking, a big plus.

Cons

It is growing up to be very bureaucratic like big pharma, a lot of politics at upper level, too many managers

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  1. SAS Programmer

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    Current Employee - SAS Programmer in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - SAS Programmer in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Great benefits

    Cons

    At times, could be very stressfull

  2. Helpful (2)

    Does not belong to work life balance and science #X employer list

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good compensation and paid vacation

    Cons

    managers are sucessful as they rule with threat of eminent firing
    This company wants followers not leaders

    Advice to Management

    Promote staff to upper management based on cababilities not on who they know

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