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"A friendly environment to obtain rewarding experience."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Foster City, CA
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Foster City, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Life Technologies full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Have business process in place for product development. Projects are well managed and responsibilities are clear.
Encouraging innovation and cooperation across departments.
Good benefit package for employees.

Cons

The company stops to provide training and help employee to move to the next level in their career ladder.

Advice to Management

Communications are difficult and important after the AB merger and Ion Torrent acquisition. It is challenging to integrate the cultures and organizations. Building trust is the first step to make the business operation efficient and successful.

Other Employee Reviews for Life Technologies

  1. Helpful (2)

    "A decent Biotech firm"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Foster City, CA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products,
    Great Technologies,
    Great Customer,
    Great network
    Great impact on LIFE.
    Great reputation
    Stable and growing.
    Pursue for improvement.

    Cons

    Business is always business.
    Fast pace of changes.
    Lack of training.
    Bad health care plan.
    Not impressive retirement plan as well as stock purchase plan.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "It's nice to work in Life Technologies. You get lot's of opportunites to learn."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Management Specialist in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Project Management Specialist in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Learning opportunities
    2. Nice culture
    3. Good product
    4. Good management team

    Cons

    There's always problem with big organziation. It's hard to make changes sometime.

    Advice to Management

    be more focused.


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