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Principal Research Scientists at Battelle give their company a 3.2 out of 5.0, while the average rating for Battelle is 3.8, making them 17% less happy than every other employee at Battelle and 17% less happy than every other Principal Research Scientist on CareerBliss - the happiest Principal Research Scientists work for Eli Lilly and Co..

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3.2
Average Rating
(based on 2 Principal Research Scientist Review Ratings)
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Principal Research Scientist
in Columbus, OH

"I worked for Battelle for 13.35 years. The company was at the forefront in the modernizing of subsystems and applications for a variety of clients, in some cases, advancing the technology by 40 years. Other areas of research and development are in the physical sciences and data flow studies. There are about 2000 employees at the Columbus campus."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Principal Research Scientist
in Columbus, OH
Person You Work For 1.9 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2.1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 1.5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Principal Research Scientist
in Columbus, OH

"Unique work culture - in a bad way"

What do you like about working at Battelle?

"Many smart interesting people"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Forget the professional growth unless you have a friend in a high position"

What don't you like about working at Battelle?

"Politics are terrible. Huge management layer with a lot of deadwood. Employees have to find their own project work. Marketing does not do anything."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Start managing instead of watching your own backs"

Principal Research Scientist
in Aberdeen, MD

"your survey choices leave something to be desired... guess you wanted to be hip"

What do you like about working at Battelle?

"interesting projects, brilliant staff, pleasant environment; what's not to like"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"just explain what's in your tool bag and tell them stories about how you used your tools to fix things, build and make things, create new things in your past..."

What don't you like about working at Battelle?

"not enough projects to work on, can't get enough software project work, i.e. writing code"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"go after more projects that require embedded software for sensor and systems integration... hardware related software, etc."

Average Battelle Attributes by Principal Research Scientist

Company Culture
2.8
Growth Opportunities
3
People You Work With
4
Person You Work For
3
Rewards You Receive
3.5
Support You Get
3
Way You Work
3.5
Work Setting
3
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