Intrexon Reviews

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  • Prepare to Work Hard, Work Smarter and Learn a lot about your abilities

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intrexon full-time (more than 3 years)


    Great technology to work with, close team members, variety of projects/programs to keep busy with, strong place to really work with high level professionals, and when you hit or exceed goals, often are recognized and rewarded by management. Promotions, pay increases reflect one's ability to perform.


    Many moving parts, deadlines, project shifts sometimes affect performance

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    Management should consider a yearly call to update employees on how the whole company is operating; it would an effective way of helping us understand our part in making the machine run

    Positive Outlook
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    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Blacksburg, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Blacksburg, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Intrexon in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process consisted of a phone screen, then brought down to Blacksburg for an interview. I rather enjoyed the discussion with the hiring manager, and three other technical guy. At the time, I was told that I'd be the first QA Engineer/Tester they had ever hired. That was a rather exciting idea at the time. The location was a good one. I was rather sold on the position. I felt that my experience and ideas would be valued with Intrexon.

    Interview Questions
    • What Best Practices do you use for testing?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    After counter offering, I turned down the offer largely due to two reasons. One, benefits seemed to have higher deductibles than I was used to seeing so wanted to find a way to offset that initially. Secondly, while they were offering what appeared to be an opportunity at a reasonable bonus and 'stock options'. The inability to articulate how a tester, the first of his/her kind at their company would be rated for eligibility for said bonus compelled me to turn down the offer when they failed to come up high enough on the base salary.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Headquarters Germantown, MD
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (XON)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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