Vertex Pharmaceuticals Overview

  • www.vrtx.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1989
  • Company - Public (VRTX)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceutical
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare ...
Mission: THE SCIENCE OF POSSIBILITY Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people's lives. We work with leading researchers, doctors, public health experts and other collaborators who share our vision for transforming the lives of people with serious ...

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Creating our own high-throughput instruments, using electronics and artificial intelligence to reduce data subjectivity, are some examples of how scientists at Vertex are breaking through roadblocks and solving complex problems. Senior Director of Instrumentation R&D, James Sinclair, shares what drives our scientists to these successes.
Problem Solving and Efficiency in the Drug Discovery Process
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We are honored to make this year’s #LinkedInTopCompanies in #Boston. At Vertex, we invest in our employees, while encouraging growth and advancement in a fulfilling career. Learn more: https://lnkd.in/topcompaniesboston
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews

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Current Employee

"Great place to work"

Mar 3, 2021 - Research Associate

Pros

Great Benefits, great amount of vacation time standard

Cons

Can be extremely fast paced.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

4.1
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Interviews

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Negative26%
Neutral18%
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Applied online64%
Recruiter11%
Employee Referral10%
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  1. Senior Application Development Analyst Leader Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Vertex Pharmaceuticals (United States)

    Interview

    Most amazing interview Processes from start to end and they moved really fast it's incredible. Every round was well defined. I'd definitely work here in the future. Great product which helps 1000s of people. There is not much you can add. Just be honest and upfront throughout the interview.
    Interview

    Mostly around culture fit and such Why do you want to work here

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2019 Best Employers for DiversityForbes2019
  • Boston Globe's Top Places to WorkThe Boston Globe2018
  • Best Places to WorkBoston Business Journal2018
  • Top EmployerScience Magazine2018
  • Boston Business Journal Best Places to WorkBoston Business Journal2017

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