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13 days ago

Assistant Financial Controller - EMEA

Accelrys Cambridge, MA

Managing the month end close process, balance sheet reconciliations and reporting across all six legal entities up to the Brand Financial Controller… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Director of Training and Curriculum Development

Accelrys San Diego, CA

•Oversee central functions that will be responsible for program management, program design, content development standards, prescribing delivery modes… Glassdoor

8 days ago

Technical Support Engineer

Accelrys San Diego OR Pleasant Hill

This person will provide technical customer support within the Analytical, Development, Quality and Manufacturing family of BIOVIA applications, with… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Senior Software Test Engineer

Accelrys San Diego, CA

This person will be responsible to develop manual and automated functional and regression tests and create .NET or Java-based Automation Test… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Director, Global Inside Sales

Accelrys San Diego, CA

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Services, we are seeking a world class inside sales leader who will be responsible for… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Account Manager (Compliance & Quality Management Solutions)

Accelrys Germany or Switzerland

Reporting to the Vice President of Field Operations, this position will be responsible for prospecting, developing and closing new business for our… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Technical Support Scientist - Modeling & Simulation

Accelrys Cambridge, MA

will include developing scientific application examples, delivering scientific talks at conferences, and writing journal publications. The role… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Configuration & Release Engineer

Accelrys San Diego, CA

We are currently seeking a Configuration Engineer to develop a framework to support automated builds and deployments in a SaaS based environment. The… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Senior Software Engineer (Web 2.0 Javascript)

Accelrys Cambridge, East of England, England

BIOVIA (a division of Dassault Systemes) is the leading scientific enterprise research and development software and services company that supports… Glassdoor

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Accelrys President, CEO, and Director Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia
Scipio M. (Max) Carnecchia
21 Ratings

    ACCL - not for me!

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    Former Employee - Sales in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Accelrys


    ACCL is the world's largest life science software company (or at least they make that claim) and if what you're looking for then this might be the right place for you.


    Working for a publicly held company isn't all it's cracked up to be. Accelrys' strategy is to grow through M&A (they are sitting on a ton of cash) and management doesn't seem to make any efforts to integrate new acquisitions with the existing product line in a way that makes sense. Legacy companies/divisions are extremely territorial and protective of their turf and often unwilling to help out others. Even at HQ in San Diego, there are turf battles between biz opps, marketing, sales, services and support.

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    Don't be afraid to hire managers who can make tough decisions. Paralysis analysis is crippling ACCL and it won't get better as long as your managers feels like everything is being second guessed up the chain. Managers and employees need clear goals (and incentives that support those goals) and a careful balance between Responsibilities, Accountability and the Authority to make things happen. Good luck!

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