Canadian Internet Registration Authority Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2020

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Canadian Internet Registration Authority President and CEO Byron Holland
Byron Holland
7 Ratings
  1. "Definitely a Top Employer in Ottawa"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work culture Competent senior leadership team Excellent benefits and compensation Meaningful work - you feel like you are truly making a difference

    Cons

    Too many meetings at times

    Canadian Internet Registration Authority Response

    June 22, 2020Communications Specialist

    Thank you! We appreciate your review and great to hear meaningful work is part of your experience at CIRA. We're a purpose-driven team and every role plays a part in our mission to build a trusted internet for Canadians.

  2. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good, process and transparent business

    Cons

    Need to improve cross treams cooperation.


  3. "Amazing place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of perks Good salary Amazing location Free Food Yoga on patio Bootcamps

    Cons

    No full time to interns

    Canadian Internet Registration Authority Response

    July 26, 2019Communications Specialist

    Thanks for your review. CIRA hires co-op students every year. Some of our current full time employees were hired on after being co-op students.

  4. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Big, clean, modern office with all the bells and whistles. Amazing and smart people. Awesome benefits and flexible work schedule. Good pay and bonuses.

    Cons

    Decision making can be a slow and tedious process. They tend to get in their own way sometimes.

  5. "Sense of purpose"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work. Exciting company.

    Cons

    Small company doesn't have many opportunities for growth.

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Compliance Support"

    5.0
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Internet Registration Authority for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work environment with lots of added perks and good people Interesting field of work Nice office. Coffee machine; beer keg; view of football stadium to watch games Good salary

    Cons

    Nothing negative to report. Overall a great place to work.

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  7. "Great culture!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority

    Pros

    - Fantastic projects - Opportunities for learning and development - Great culture and social commitee

    Cons

    - Location is difficult to get to using public transport (although very cool area!) - Disconnect between some of the departments

  8. "Great corporate culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time

    Pros

    CIRA offers a state-of-the-art office; top-notch talent and great team environment. High expectations for both effort and output, but well rewarded.

    Cons

    Senior leadership team is all male; organization is working through shift in strategic direction, having challenge with identifying priorities.

  9. "great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Architect in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    one of the most relaxed places, great office, great team morale

    Cons

    haven't noticed anything bad yet

  10. "Good benefit and good start salary but bad compensation"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Internet Registration Authority full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefit and good start salary.

    Cons

    bad compensation. too political. not organized. bad office location to commute

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