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  • Good company for entry level employees / new grads

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medina, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medina, MN

    I have been working at Open Systems International full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Pros

    OSI offers flexible work hours, casual dress code, very affordable high-value health insurance, free pop, a beautiful building/work environment, a free onsite fitness center, etc. We also get new laptops every few years which is nice. The work is satisfying and challenging; there is always a full work load / lots to accomplish. OSI offers on-the-job training for all new employees. Most of the employees are pretty great people to work with- very smart, motivated, etc.

    Cons

    Medina is a bit far from the city / long commute. They offer limited options to work from home but sometimes it is approved. Some of the supervisors / managers are new to the role, and should probably have more leadership training before getting direct reports.

    Advice to Management

    Consider giving employees the option to work remotely. Do more supervisor and leadership training for your new supervisors and managers.

Open Systems International Interviews

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    Power Systems Engineer Interview

    Declined Offer
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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Open Systems International (Medina, MN) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I had applied online and got a phone call from HR person regarding setting up phone interview with an Engineer. The phone interview was quick and effective. I was asked to explain about my internship. The engineer was convinced about my technical knowledge and did not ask any further technical questions. Later, I was scheduled for an onsite interview and all expenses were paid for. The onsite consisted of five 1:1 interviews. They had all technical and behavioral questions. I also had an IQ test and a technical test. Both were easy and doable. I got the offer within 5 days.

    Interview Questions

    • Power Flow, State Estimation, Transmission and Distribution , Algorithms   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    I had to decline because I had a better offer.

Open Systems International Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Recent Grads, Experience™ a ConnectEDU company, 2013
Best Places to Work for Recent Grads, Experience™ a ConnectEDU company, 2014

Additional Info

Website www.osii.com
Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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