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John Kershaw
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    Sr. Developer

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    Current Employee - Senior Developer  in  Lincolnshire, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Lincolnshire, IL

    I have been working at Sysmex America full-time for more than 3 years


    Good people to work for


    Grew too fast and had to lay off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lay off for no reason

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Sysmex America Interviews

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    Systems Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mundelein, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mundelein, IL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Sysmex America in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    They talked to me over the phone with 2 phone interviews. It turned out that they were aware of some of the people I worked with @ Sunquest Information Systems and actually called some of them to check on me. I didn't think I was going to get an interview when the hiring manager said, "You're an analyst." However; they brought me up to Chicago and I went through 3 interviews. The Hiring Manager who was the Department Director, asked me questions about patch releases which I established @ Sunquest and my overall background. I then talked to the Implementation Director who had worked @ Sunquest and was a very amiable interview mostly asking about people @ Sunquest we both might know and my Sunquest experiences. Then the VP of HR who asked some generic questions about Lab and my experiences working for Sunquest LIS. I didn't think I wowed them and flew back thinking I was not going to get the job because they thought of me more as a software person. However; a couple of days later (after a drug test), I was offered the position and accepted even though I took about a $10k pay cut from Sunquest (which is where I had been laid off by in Jan 2009).

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    Negotiation Details
    None - they sent me a letter and I either accepted or declined. After being laid off for 9 months I really needed the position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Lincolnshire, IL
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1974
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Sysmex is a global leader in diagnostic testing in healthcare, providing clinical laboratories with the analyzers, information systems and professional support that are needed to meet the constant challenges of increasing testing demands. Sysmex designs and develops high-quality, reliable and innovative hematology, coagulation and urinalysis analyzers and information... More

Mission: We impact people’s lives and health by transcending the boundaries of diagnostic science and serving as the pulse of reliable, accountable care. For more information... More

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