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Milpitas, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
2000
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Western Digital, Hutchinson Technology, Alps Electric
Headway Technologies is making progress in the disk drive market. The company designs and manufactures recording heads for computer disk drives, including giant magnetoresistive heads, the industry's current standard. Headway's products are used ... Read more

Headway Technologies Reviews

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  • "Good company, but the future does not look bright"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Milpitas, CA
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    Negative Outlook
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    I have been working at Headway Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flat organization structure so individuals have better visibility than those in large companies
    Data driven R&D style to keep office politics low and technology iterations fast
    Smart colleagues to work with
    Generous bonus package when the years are good
    Best in industry medical insurance

    Cons

    The HDD industry is going downhill due to SSD competition and shrinking PC market
    Its "technology leader" business model is in peril because of HDD tech advancement slowdown
    Revenue highly dependent on Toshiba which may ax its HDD business any time

    Advice to Management

    Now may be the time to think about the alternatives regarding the business model

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Headway Technologies Interviews

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    SEM/FIB Engineer Interview

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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Headway Technologies.

    Interview

    One phone interview, followed by the on-site interview. The recruiter asked a lot of questions about my background. Even some technical details related to the positions. The on-site interview includes one 30 min presentation, followed by 6 one on one. The questions are pretty easy. Do prepare a lot of behavior questions.

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