Cyan Reviews

3.6
24 Reviews
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Cyan Founder and CEO Mark Floyd
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Petaluma, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Petaluma, CA

    I have been working at Cyan full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    If you like Sonoma County living and you want to work in tech, this is the place
    You are expected to work hard, but not crazy hard
    The technologies being developed are cutting edge
    Very nice team of people

    Cons

    For a software company, lacks leadership with deep knowledge of the business side of software
    Lack of project management and formal product lifecycle leads to poor communication and missed dates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See Cons. These are easy things to fix through key hiring and top-down implementation of the processes you would expect to see at a company that is two years post-IPO.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Cyan Interviews

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Cyan.

    Interview Details

    The scheduling was very accomodating. Interviewed with the team and the President of the company. It was technically challenging. People came across as friendly and helpful. HR seemed friendly, well informed and responsive. The building is new and expanding with free snacks. Walkthrough the facility was nice and saw people at their terminals or discussing in meeting rooms. Well equipped joint.

    Interview Questions
    • Implement a map data structure in your language of choice   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    It was very short. Got an offer by the time I had driven back home.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Website www.cyaninc.com
Headquarters Petaluma, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Public (CYNI)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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