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- Culture & Values
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- Senior Management
I worked at Nanosys full-timeRecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Active company, large R&D team for such a small company, it had a very friendly working environment. People are focused on solving the problems. It is a very fast developing company.
The company do not provide great compensation; And there are lots of competition from other companies. More and more companies joined into this field. It is harder to keep the technology advantage.
Advice to Management
Do not put eggs into one basket. And provide more appealing compensations to the employees in order to attract more talented people to join in the company.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 5 weeks – interviewed at Nanosys (Palo Alto, CA).
Was called for phone interview and an in person interview quickly, Interviewed by three people, one person at a time. Was asked basic interview question such as what kind of boss are you looking for, how to deal with mistakes, and strengths/weaknesses. The interviewers were easy to talk to. After the in person interview, it the actual hiring process took weeks.
- No difficult questions, they were all basic. Answer Question
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Nanosys develops nanomaterials for use in many different systems. These tiny structures are engineered on a nanometer scale. (To get an idea of how small a nanometer is, consider this: If a human hair were the width of the US, one nanometer would be as long as three railway locomotives.) The company's patented materials enable enhanced function in a variety of applications, including solar cells, biological sensors, flash memory devices, specialized coatings, and flexible electronics. The company's customers include Matsushita Electric Works, SAIC, and agencies ...