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Cypress Semiconductor Overview

www.cypress.com
San Jose, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1982
Company - Public (CY)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Synaptics, Atmel
Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC® programmable system-on-chip families and derivatives such as ... Read more

Mission: We will transform Cypress from traditional broad-line semiconductor company to the leading supplier of programmable solutions in systems everywhere.

Cypress Semiconductor Reviews

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Bloomington, MN
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Your co-workers are good to you if you communicate. Everyone tries hard and has grit. You have a lot of responsibility early in your career.

    Cons

    You don't last without grit. I think the company is too lean and the culture punishes employees because of it.

    Advice to Management

    Slowly build up experience and keep pay in line with industry standards to keep the experience. Define the strategy for improvement and stick to it. There are too many shifts in focus.

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Cypress Semiconductor Interviews

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Cypress Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) in September 2016.

    Interview

    One phone interview and one onsite interview. The onsite interview included two 1:1 interviews, each 30 minutes, as well as a 30 minute panel interview, and an individual debrief/conversation with the hiring manager. The process takes quite a while for only having two rounds.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you describe how you would go about designing a process workflow? How would you ensure its accuracy and completeness?   Answer Question
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Cypress Semiconductor Awards & Accolades

  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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