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Roche Reviews

Updated December 6, 2018
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  • "Sometimes not too good work life balance" (in 72 reviews)

  • "Hierarchical system: decision making comes from above" (in 43 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (13)

    "Principal Scientist I"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in Pleasanton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility and work-life balance. Good culture and teams and people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Pay is less, does not get evaluated according to current market, even though they say so.


  2. "Great Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    -Wholesome Employees and Bosses
    -Great Campus
    -Work on professional development

    Cons

    -Not busy enough
    -Got bored from day to day events

  3. "Sr. Product Support Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Support Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Product Support Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Way to many to note here. The culture and the company values all support health and wellness for employees. Growth and development opportunities are offered.

    Cons

    not enough locations in the states to work - opportunities in various locations are limited.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for a great place to work . Keep hiring and training great managers !


  4. "Senior Director"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Nutley, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Nutley, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Innovative and great supportive culture; do what it takes to get job done.

    Cons

    Management oversight committees disempowering teams

    Advice to Management

    Continue to make decisions based on what is in the best interest of patient care


  5. "DNA sequencing at Roche"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good culture, Good team and Good Boss

    Cons

    Just because Roche is not IT-based company, the whole team is somewhat lack of strict coding rules. Little bit hard to work in large group.


  6. "Medical Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Excellent leadership, benefits and incentives.

    Cons

    None that I can recall.


  7. "It's alright."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    It's big and stable, as long as your project last.

    Cons

    Not room much to grow,

  8. "Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great work environment, great campus.

    Cons

    I have not experienced any unexpected cons


  9. "Very informative internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people; collaborative team; meaningful projects; wonderful work life balance

    Cons

    not too many events for interns


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Strategic account manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company benefits, 401k, respect work life balance

    Cons

    Increasing supply issues, quality issues, credibility in market decreasing

    Advice to Management

    Customer first