Cepheid

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Cepheid Reviews

32 Reviews
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32 Reviews
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Cepheid CEO and Director John L. Bishop
John L. Bishop
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very good place to start out as a Technician

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Test Technician in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Product Test Technician in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Cepheid full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very friendly co workers. Great facility and very clean working place.

    Cons

    work life balance is ok , not that great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Cepheid Interviews

Updated Oct 8, 2014
Updated Oct 8, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    one phone interview after going to career fair. Then most other details happen through phones and emails. I was interviewed by the future managers and they were very caring and they patiently listened to my answers. That might not always be the case, but at least very friendly people exist there.

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    I was able to . I asked for a low wage, and they gave me a higher one.
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Website www.cepheid.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (CPHD)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Abbott Labs, Invitrogen

Cepheid sees DNA faster. The molecular diagnostics firm develops and manufactures systems that automate the process of preparing and amplifying DNA in order to quickly detect diseases and harmful agents. Its two instrument platforms -- SmartCycler and GeneXpert -- can perform rapid molecular testing for a number of purposes, including diagnosing infectious diseases and cancer, detecting biothreats such as anthrax, and testing food and agricultural products. Cepheid also makes reagents (testing chemicals) and other disposable testing components for use with its systems. The... More

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