Epsilon
3.0 of 5 242 reviews
www.epsilon.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Epsilon Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.0 242 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Epsilon President and CEO Bryan Kennedy

Bryan Kennedy

(121 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great work life balance depending on the phase of the project and your role in it"
    in 10 reviews
  • "Company growing at a rapid rate, always work to do, great people who work here"
    in 17 reviews
Cons:
  • "Workload to staff ratio lacks balance, making work/life balance nearly impossible"
    in 25 reviews
  • "There is a lot of unfair upper management practice"
    in 10 reviews
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Great company to work for.

Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I have been working at Epsilon full-time for more than 5 years

ProsEpsilon is very stable and always looking for ways to improve customer experience.

ConsEpsilon doesn't pay to keep it's talent. Often people have to move to other companies to keep up with the cost of living increases.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees a higher cost of living pay increase.

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Go Epsilon

Operations Analyst (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I have been working at Epsilon full-time for more than 5 years

ProsA Nice place to work with good salaries. Love the company events

ConsSometimes there are long hours required

Advice to Senior ManagementHave more company parties

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Epsilon bought us

Senior Director, Project Delivery (Current Employee)

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

Pros401k matching, encourage charitable donations

ConsEmployee are a commodity

Health insurance is bad and even after huge deductible, in-network, it only covers 80% - major illness could bankrupt me

Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out how to best leverage employees vs trying to make them cheaper

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Technical Support Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

ProsGood managers on digital side.
Nice ppl.

ConsSalary could be more.
little room for growth.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Lost in the woods.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Epsilon

ProsGreat office environment. Great pay but bonus targets not realistic.

ConsLack of direction. Losing a lot of talent in the agency side of the business at very fast pace.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It offers up many challenges.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Epsilon

ProsThe ADS mothership is a financially stable company which is able to support Epsilon's initiatives as required. There are some truly interesting problems to solve, and puzzles to sort out, which makes the work rewarding.

ConsWorkload to staff ratio lacks balance, making work/life balance nearly impossible. There are many directors at the company who perform as managers, and many VP's who perform as directors. There are a lot of floating agendas which either trivializes the immediate work, delays the immediate work, or negatively impacts the quality of the work.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Satisfying Career for IT pros

Senior Developer (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I have been working at Epsilon full-time for more than 10 years

ProsFast growth. Great challenges. Pushes you to your best.

ConsFast Growth, Crazy at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementCareer advancement reduced since rapid growth the m+a

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company with excellent technology

Senior Director, Technical (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

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

ProsLots of talented individuals
Excellent technology
Constantly evolving organization
Opportunities to advance

Cons(see Pros above) - if you are average or below then you won't stand out here and won't get promoted or assigned to the latest/greatest technology.
Fast pace and technology can lead to burnout if not careful

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep landing accounts and we will keep delivering! Glad to see additional profit sharing in December for those not already on bonus program. So many improvements in benefits in the last 3 years and they are greatly increasing retention of talented staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work for If you are lucky to be in the right team

Lead Interactive Developer (Current Employee)
Blue Ash, OH (US)

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

ProsDepending on who is your immediate manager, it can be a great place to work. You can have freedom in technologies you use and your voice will be heard. You will be appreciated greatly if you do a good job. Great office location and environment. People are very friendly. You get a free gym membership.Most importantly they are growing fast and it helps to be part of a rapidly growing company. Also if you do a good job you can get promoted without typical loops and hoops of big corps. Great work life balance depending on the phase of the project and your role in it.

ConsThey are not good in raises and merit increase rate. You have to be pushy in order to a get a raise or promotion. They focus too much on being Advertising Agency than being a Software Company, hence technology people would feel left out of company's focus sometimes. But that being said you would still be heard and can put influence in the corp.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease be more generous in compensation because people get really discouraged when they see the raise rates. Also please dont let technology people like developers, designers, and DB team, feel left out of the vision of the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Epsilon

ProsGood Work culture, organized work, good projects

ConsSalary, compensation and benefits. No signing bonus.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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