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Dexcom Overview

San Diego, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (DXCM)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc provides continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions for people with ... Read more

Mission: Empowering people to take control of diabetes.

Company Updates

  • We are proud to announce the launch of our new Dexcom Careers site at We partnered with Phenom People to create a site that helps candidates find relevant jobs as easily as possible while showcasing company content.

  • Dexcom's very own SVP of Data Annika Jimenez will be speaking at the first ever "Tacos & Tech" San Diego recruiting event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on February 1st! Check it out at

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Dexcom – Why Work For Us?

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. is transforming diabetes care and management by providing superior continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class—while empowering our community to take control of diabetes.

How do we achieve this?


Comprehend the needs of people affected by diabetes.

Serve with integrity

Act in the best interest of our community.

Serve with integrity

Act in the best interest of our community.

Be dependable

Inspire confidence within our community and in one another.

CGM: More than just a number

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a small wearable device that tracks your glucose throughout the day and night, notifying you of highs and lows so you can take action.

CGM helps to minimize the guesswork that comes from making decisions based solely on a number from a blood glucose meter reading, for better diabetes management.

Dexcom CGM

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, CGM can help you make more informed treatment decisions and can lead to better glycemic control. So how does this technology work? A CGM system consists of three parts: a glucose sensor, a transmitter and a small receiver that displays real-time glucose information.

  1. Small sensor

    A discrete sensor located just underneath the skin measures your glucose levels.

  2. Transmitter

    This piece fits onto the sensor and sends data wirelessly to your display device.

  3. Display device

    Glucose activity is shown in vivid colors so you can easily see when it’s trending high, low or within range.

Dexcom CLARITY® cloud-based reporting software

Dexcom CLARITY® is a unique cloud-based reporting system that allows you and your healthcare professional to access and track your glucose data anywhere2 and quickly identify critical glucose patterns.

Dexcom Reviews

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    "You will be challenged"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Portland, OR
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    I have been working at Dexcom full-time (More than 5 years)


    You will know that your work helped a child with Type I Diabetes go to his first slumber party by himself. You will feel good about your influence on the world.

    You will learn. You will keep learning.

    The friction to make pretty dramatic changes to procedure is very low for a medical device company.


    Due to rapid growth, many basic business processes are not well in place at Dexcom. Purchasing is a nightmare, for example. Good news: everything is flexible, everything changes. I've seen improvement every year.

    Secondly, some groups do not talk to each other that really should. I've seen some very bad relationships between Quality, Regulatory, Test, and Development. This is not the norm, but it can be very frustrating when it happens.

    Advice to Management

    We've got a great product. We've got great people. There's some serious traffic snarls in just Getting Things Done that need to be sorted out: identify basic business operations, make their performance visible, then reward change.

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Dexcom Photos

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Dexcom Interviews



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    Project Manager Interview

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience


    I reached out to a recruiter, gave him my background that aligned with the job posted, shared my personal connection with the company product and strong desire to work for a company I was so touched by. I received a brief but kind response, pointing me to a specific job to apply for. I started the application the dame day, asked the recruiter for the hiring managers name to address the cover letter to. The response was brief and a bit curt telling me my skills do not align and to watch the job board for other postings. I would have appreciate a bit more feedback pr the opportunity to clarify my skills if possible.

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