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About Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, MA, Vertex, a global biotechnology company now headquartered in South Boston’s Innovation district. We are focused on the discovery and development of new medicines to help improve the lives of people living with serious diseases. In addition to ongoing programs in cystic fibrosis, Vertex has research and development programs aimed at treating the underlying cause of cancer, neurological diseases, pain and other serious and life-threatening diseases. Over the past 27 years, the company has grown from just a handful of scientists to one that employs ~2,100 people globally.

What employees say

“I work with people who are talented and able to do amazing things.”
“The idea of helping more people lead healthier lives.”
“I work with a great team and I enjoy the culture of the company as a whole.”
“The culture, mission, and coworkers.”
“The work is meaningful and people around are great.”
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