Yandex Reviews

Updated Sep 10, 2020

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4.4
93%
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98%
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Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh
Arkady Volozh
410 Ratings
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  • "Low salary in comparison of the market(in 43 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance is not that good -- most people around are workaholics(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Account Manager Review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Yandex full-time

    Pros

    Yandex eco-system (Taxi, Direct, Metrica, Checkout) is huge, many teams you can join. Amazing Moscow HQ. Amazing benefits in Moscow HQ.

    Cons

    Some departments don't have the same Yandex culture.

  2. Helpful (8)

    "Good start"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Full Stack Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really great tech team. It gives you a proper start in career

    Cons

    some salaries less than avarage


  3. Helpful (8)

    "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex full-time

    Pros

    Benefits: - medical insurance - free lunch - sport - mortgage for employes

    Cons

    A lot of cakes on the coffee point.

  4. Helpful (11)

    "Almost 5 years at Yandex"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex

    Pros

    Great people, lots of interesting stuff going on (not necessarily related to work), like picnics, board games, etc.

    Cons

    At one time, there were no interesting projects for me and I had finally to move to another group to solve the issue.

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  5. "Great, modern place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company is full of young, smart and enthusiastic people. They offer all the flexibility and benefits you see at any modern tech company.

    Cons

    I don't know of any cons that are systemic to the company.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engenering"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Saint Petersburg, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Yandex

    Pros

    Yandex have cool problems to solve, a lot of self-made services. Office is nice and health insurance is great,

    Cons

    Office have really bad location

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex

    Pros

    - strong team - challenging tasks - nice office, good location and facilities - full range of benefits

    Cons

    - large company, so things get slow at times - salaries vary

  8. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company cares about its employees: free lunches, lots of perks, best health insurance in the area. The people are all smart, highly qualified and driven. Overall compensation is reasonable, but not high.

    Cons

    Low base salary. Stressful performance reviews.

  9. "Best IT company in Russia"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. Collegue's expertise 2. Friendly environment 3. Comfortable office

    Cons

    Possible long period of receiving experience due to lack of personal responsibility

  10. "Best IT-company in Russia"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, talented engineers and managers

    Cons

    There are no cons, maybe work-life balance

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