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    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Downers Grove, IL
    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Downers Grove, IL

    I worked at Wind River full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Pros

    I worked in Wind River's Customer Support Organization for 5+ years (before retiring). What I'll always remember about WR CSO is the way that all of us helped each other. Our customers were themselves software engineers, so in CSO it's one group of engineers helping other engineers. Within CSO we always helped each other without hesitation to resolve customer issues.

    Cons

    With our group scattered around the county, I never met some of my colleagues face-to-face.

    Advice to Management

    Have the customer support group meet together in person at least once a year.


Wind River Interviews

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    Corporate/Inside Sales Department Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Wind River in April 2014.

    Interview

    Saw a job posting with Wind River that matched my skills and submitted my resume through WR’s web page. Heard from a human resources staffing coordinator within a few days and got an interview scheduled within a few days. Interview was with supervisors and staff, and in one visit. The interview gave me a clear picture of what the job entailed and the personalities of the team I would be working with. Within a few days I was offered the position and within a few days after that, I received an offer letter. Pretty fast - "within a few days" for each step in the interviewing process.

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    Negotiation wasn't necessary.

Wind River Awards & Accolades

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Top Workplace , Bay Area News Group, 2014
ACE Award (Achievement in Customer Excellence) , Confirmit, 2014

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Website www.windriver.com
Headquarters Alameda, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Operated By Intel Corporation
Founded 1981
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel® Corporation, is a world leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems. The company has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in nearly 2 billion products. Wind River offers the industry's most comprehensive embedded software portfolio supported by ... More

Mission: Wind River powers intelligent connected products that enrich the quality, safety, and security of people’s lives every day. The company's mission is to deliver outstanding software and expertise that enables the rapid innovation and deployment of the most safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems.

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