Boston Dynamics Reviews

Updated Dec 18, 2019

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Boston Dynamics President Marc Raibert
Marc Raibert
8 Ratings
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Challenging and fast-paced"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Amazing talent, cutting-edge technology, friendly atmosphere when I was there.

    Cons

    Challenges ahead in making transition from R&D to selling products.

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "You'll work hard and learn a lot"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Technical Manager 

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Exciting place to be and lots to learn

    Cons

    Not great work-life balance, lots of pressure to succeed

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Innovative and Creative"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Great Company that really utilizes their engineers.

    Cons

    High workload although it is well worth it.

  4. "Great!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Dynamics

    Pros

    Professional atmosphere and goal-oriented leaders make this a fantastic place to work.

    Cons

    Occasional overtime, not much else to say.

  5. Helpful (9)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technician in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A great environment, lots of collaboration, team efforts. Working on the cutting edge of technology. In general, a good balance of work to life is supported. Great coworkers, lots of fun and exciting projects.

    Cons

    At the time I worked there, there was little emphasis on emotional growth and maturity and sometimes projects suffered from the inability of management to address conflict head on and in a meaningful way.

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  6. "Great"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Boston Dynamics

    Pros

    Lovely People, great atmosphere, easy commute

    Cons

    too easy going, not enough to do

  7. "rewarding experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Robotics Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics

    Pros

    team work, talent is rewarded, good benefits, great pension, paid time off flexibility, being at the forefront of innovation.

    Cons

    long hours sometimes so work and life balance can be tedious but we don't see our robot counter parts complaining about it now do we?

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  8. "work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Boston Dynamics

    Pros

    great working environment, friendly people

    Cons

    compensation is lower than expected

  9. "Good place, good people"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time

    Pros

    Half university, half industry. Very smart people. Interesting robots. Great learning experience.

    Cons

    Weak compensation, limited project variety

  10. "Excellent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Executive in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Dynamics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary, Bonus and other benefits

    Cons

    High work pressure with high stress

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