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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"An intellectual company with multicultural employees that come from versatile areas of science."
  • Interesting, high quality work
  • Great atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to take on as much responsibility as you are comfortable with
  • The company's international reach offers opportunities to travel
  • Workloads can become difficult to manage at peak times
  • As the company is so large, internal processes can be slow
  • Changes in strategy can be confusing
  • Long hours at some points
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