Vertex Pharmaceuticals Overview

  • www.vrtx.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1989
  • Company - Public (VRTX)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare ...
Mission: Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people's lives. We work with leading researchers, doctors, public health experts and other collaborators who share our vision for transforming the lives of people with serious diseases, their families and ...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews

4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
Approve of CEO
Reshma Kewalramani
Reshma Kewalramani
199 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Fantastic people, culture and benefits"

May 26, 2022 - Associate Director
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Strong culture of innovation and urgency with a sincere dedication to patients Emphasis on employees as individuals Visibility of executive leadership and their engagement Working with people who

Cons

I have yet to experience a con in working for Vertex. Everything has been incredible and I'm so glad I decided to make this career change.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

4.4
(238 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Inclusion, diversity and equity (ID&E) are core to our ability to create and deliver transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. We have a longstanding commitment to ID&E, because we know everyone’s distinct experience and background play a critical role in driving serial innovation and moving our company forward. Every employee brings unique and diverse perspectives and strengths, and, by embracing those strengths and celebrating differences, we inspire innovation together.

Our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (ID&E) Priorities:

  • Inclusion: Equip all Vertexians with the skills a

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Interviews

Experience
Positive55%
Negative26%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Employee Referral11%
Recruiter10%
Difficulty
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  1. Product Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Providence, RI)

    Interview

    Friendly and no tricky questions, explained the position very well, interview result came out quickly, have room for negotiation on ending date, no discrimination or micro aggression, basic interview questions mostly have some technical questions as well
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Awards & Accolades

  • San Diego Business Journal Best Places to WorkSan Diego Business Journal2021
  • Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign2021
  • Boston Globe Best Places to WorkBoston Globe2021
  • Top EmployerScience Magazine2021
  • Boston Business Journal Best Places to WorkBoston Business Journal2021

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

...Great Employee benefits program and a generous amount of paid time off....

September 8, 2021

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