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PTC Overview

Needham, MA
5001 to 10000 employees
1985
Company - Public (PTC)
Computer Hardware & Software
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 we were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital ... Read more

Mission: PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global technology provider of the leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions transform how companies create, operate, and service products.

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  • Employees at the Heart of 121 Seaport

    Employees at the Heart of 121 Seaport | PTC

    If there's a single phrase to describe PTC's new global headquarters in the Boston Seaport, it's employee-centric. Decisions on workspaces, building amenities, even the location itself, were made to promote overall employee health and wellness, as well as improve accessibility, drive productivity, and enable collaboration.

  • PTC Drives Digital Transformation & Innovation Within Our Own Walls
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    PTC Drives Digital Transformation & Innovation Within Our Own Walls | PTC

    Buildings are becoming increasingly intelligent and efficient through IoT-enablement and other innovative technologies; the smart building market is expected to reach $62m and the smart office market will be nearly $50bn by 2024. While PTC's reputation across the IoT market is largely as a technology provider, the company is taking on the practitioner persona through incorporating this technology within its own walls.

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PTC – Why Work For Us?


When it’s time to make a change, make it a great one.

Life’s too short to work on things that don’t matter. Leading brands and technology companies partner with us to turn their visions into reality. With an ecosystem of hundreds of thousands of minds working together in an open, collaborative community—we’re making truly amazing advancements on what’s possible now and in the future. From Augmented and Virtual Reality to the Internet of Things, it’s a fascinating time to be shaping this new frontier of innovation.

That’s what gets us out of bed and excited to tackle each day. How about you?


We’re here to help you thrive.

We promote an environment that is encouraging, welcoming and fun. We support an inclusive workplace embracing and learning from our diverse workforce and leveraging its unique perspectives. We want new ideas, new thinking and new solutions—and that starts with hiring people with a wide variety of backgrounds, skills and experiences. From the moment you walk in the door, we want you to feel comfortable being yourself. Employees can join our Employee Resource Groups from Women of PTC and the Emerging Leaders Forum to PRISM (LBGTQ+) and Black Employees at PTC. Have an idea for something else? You’re empowered to start a new Employee Resource Group, organize a volunteer service day, or run a hack-a-thon—innovative thinking is encouraged and good ideas move quickly around here.

 

The next big thing isn’t always just moving up. We encourage employees to be broad, flexible players by learning new things and reimagining their career paths. Cross-functional and global projects, exploratory short term projects, and lateral career moves are all ways employees build their own career at PTC. If you have an idea, you are empowered to make it happen. Want to take your career in a completely different direction? We have a competitive tuition reimbursement program for graduate, undergraduate, and micro-learning courses.

Regardless of your level in the company, we want you to grow your career and be prepared to lead. That’s why we offer a comprehensive set of development opportunities to all employees. From eLearning resources like Lynda.com to on-site manager training classes and leadership programs, we encourage our employees to take time to invest in themselves and learn new skills. In fact, our employees are so passionate about learning, they’ve built the world’s first online learning platform exclusively focused on IoT and AR. IoT University features online courses with engaging videos, project based challenges, and dynamic learning exercises focused on IoT business strategy and application development using ThingWorx.

At PTC, we start by offering a competitive salary and total compensation package. And once you’re an employee we also provide opportunities to gain an ownership stake in PTC and share in the company’s successes. In addition, we focus on ensuring you experience a benefits package that takes care of the whole you—including your health, wealth and well-being.

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    I have been working at PTC for two years. It's an exciting time to be here, with the company investing in new products (mostly IoT). Smart people, great life-work balance, very good perks and benefits (4 weeks vacation to start with, 2 floating holidays, 5 sick days). The company is moving the headquarters to Seaport in January, which the tech district of Boston. I can't wait to move to our new, modern space.

    Great culture with social Thursdays to relax and mingle with other employees. Gym on site with many classes. We will have commuter benefits when we move to Seaport.
    I am very happy to work at PTC and to be a part of a great team!

    Cons

    We need to improve communication between departments which still are a little siloed.

    Advice to Management

    I hope there will be the flexibility to work from home when we move to Seaport.

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at PTC (Needham, MA) in June 2018.

    Interview

    Had an initial phone screening with a talent acquisition specialist. Talked mostly about myself and my career aspirations and to see if I would fit in well with PTC. I then skipped the second round phone interview with a manager and came into the office to meet with three different managers for about 30-45 minutes each.

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PTC Awards & Accolades

  • Top Places to Work, Boston Globe's, 2018
  • Best of Company Pages on LinkedIn: #3, LinkedIn, 2018
  • Coolest Companies Finalist, BostInno, 2018
  • Maharashtra Best Employer Brand, Government of Maharashtra, 2019
  • Top Ten Best Support Websites for PTC eSupport Portal, Association of Support Professionals, 2013
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