Cognex Reviews

21 Reviews
21 Reviews
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Cognex President, CEO and Director Robert Willett
Robert Willett
10 Ratings

    great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognex full-time


    great opportunities, good culture, upper management has a good vision


    fast growing - so some things are understaffed

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Cognex Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Natick, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Natick, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognex in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    1 telephonic interview with hiring manager
    1 telephonic interview with product manager
    1 skype interview which was a coding interview
    1 full day interview which had 8 interviews with different members from two different teams. All of them technical in nature. At the end had to give a technical presentation

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly questions weren't so difficult. Maybe the toughest was based on steerable filters for gaussian 2d filtering   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, a bit
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Headquarters Natick, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (CGNX)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Cognex machines see what mere mortals cannot. The company is one of the world's largest producers of systems that, linked to a video camera, serve as eyes where human vision is insufficient. Semiconductor, consumer goods, health care, and automotive companies, among others, use the company's machine vision systems to position and identify products, gauge sizes, and locate... More

Mission: “To be the most successful machine vision company in the world and to be a company that exceeds the expectations of its customers, employees, shareholders, vendors, and... More

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