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Cambridge, MA
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Innovative Solutions through Intelligent Systems®

Since 1983, Charles River Analytics has been applying computational intelligence technologies to develop mission-relevant tools and solutions to transform our customers' data into ... Read more

Mission: Apply computational intelligence technologies to prototype and develop mission-relevant tools and solutions to transform our customers' data into knowledge that drives accurate situation assessment and robust decision-making.

Charles River Analytics Reviews

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  • "Great place to work, Great benefits, Cutting edge research"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
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    I have been working at Charles River Analytics full-time (More than 5 years)


    Charles River is a really cool place to work - the research is cutting edge and really interesting, the people are extremely smart, and there is such a broad range of work going on that there are constantly new things to learn about. There's a lot of room for growth, whether its technical skills, business development, or leadership roles.

    It's also a great size - large enough to have a support staff that is fantastic, but small enough that you don't have to deal with huge levels of bureaucracy and red-tape that is common at larger organizations. This also plays well with the personal growth and fast-paced research side of things.

    The benefits are fantastic, with great flexibility, vacation time, health benefits, and many other unique offerings.


    Research isn't for everyone, and there can be projects that don't end up with a clear transition or success.

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Charles River Analytics Interviews



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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Analytics (Cambridge, MA) in February 2015.


    I had one day of two 1 hour interviews in their office. Interviewers were engineers on the team they were hiring for, but they didn't tell me that during the interview. As such, questions were related closely to the project I was going to be assigned. It was pretty much a dialogue about my experience with Unity where they would ask if I was dealt with x or y...

    Interview Questions

    • One interesting question was how would I handle discussing time and effort with the manager given a current schedule?   1 Answer
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Charles River Analytics Awards & Accolades

  • Boston Business Journal Best Places to Work, Boston Business Journal, 2017

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