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iBasis Reviews

Updated April 11, 2017
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iBasis CEO Willem Offerhaus
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  1. "Great comapny"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in New Bedford, MA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in New Bedford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at iBasis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company, great benefits, Good to their people.

    Cons

    Don't like the low cube height, open environment.

    Advice to Management

    none.


  2. "Amazing coworkers, not so amazing company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Product Person in Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Product Person in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at iBasis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people and international exposure are awesome. The new products are interesting.

    Cons

    There has been a lot of downsizing with financial pressure. The Dutch management can be sexist and elitist.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Not growing shrinking working base with no replacement"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - NOC Tier I Engineer in Natick, MA
    Former Employee - NOC Tier I Engineer in Natick, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at iBasis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ours of work and location of office

    Cons

    to Many to count . Sr management just wants to cut costs


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  5. "Business Development"

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    Current Employee - Program Director in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Program Director in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Well established collaborative culture. Good subject matter expert talent.

    Cons

    Dispersed industry focus. Not sufficiently competitive in the marketplace and timid about new opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Establish a growth vision and commit the necessary resources to pursue it.


  6. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Lexington, MA
    Current Employee - Manager in Lexington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at iBasis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, working perks of working from home or remote. Co workers are very nice and laid back. Multicultural. Advanced data system, all information at hand.

    Cons

    low pay, understaffed. Difficult to move up in the corporate ladder.


  7. "iBasis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashland, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashland, MA
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at iBasis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Employees work well together to accomplish goals.

    Cons

    Headcount constraints. Depending on position, workloads can be heavy.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and nice coworkers

    Cons

    No clue about the future business


  9. "Vice President"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Solid and effective management structure with good business processes driving for results

    Cons

    Culture uncomfortable with being bold and taking risks

    Advice to Management

    It is ok t to try new things and fail sometimes


  10. Helpful (2)

    "It used to be a much better place to work at"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at iBasis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smart people but morale has gone down the tubes

    Cons

    No growth opportunities at all, unless you are coming from KPN

    Advice to Management

    Salary freezes and not replacing people is not helping morale


  11. "Excellent company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Vice President in Bedford, MA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Bedford, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at iBasis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    growing, opportunity to excel in position

    Cons

    Company was purchased, entrepreneurial atmosphere changed


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