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OpticsPlanet Overview

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Northbrook, IL
201 to 500 employees
2000
Company - Private
Toy & Hobby Stores
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Founded in 2000, OpticsPlanet, Inc. is the leading online destination for technical and high-performance gear. We cater to enthusiasts and professionals, to those who are passionate about their jobs, serious about their recreation, and devoted to their service to others. To them ... Read more

Mission: We are more than a company; we are the world's destination for gear.

If you want it or need it, we're the destination for it. Gear. Tools. Gadgets. Optics. Scientific Supplies. Military Gear. Hunting Gear. Law Enforcement ... Read more

OpticsPlanet Reviews

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    "Best Company culture to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Northbrook, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at OpticsPlanet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    can not work from home

    Cons

    Company culture, management, good benefits

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OpticsPlanet Photos

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OpticsPlanet Interviews

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    PHP Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at OpticsPlanet.

    Interview

    Four steps - initial conversation with HR, a phone conversation about basic OOP principles, a Skype interview with a design pattern implementation, and an in-person interview about various topics (3 hours long)

    Interview Questions

    • What is encapsulation, what is inheritance?   1 Answer
    • Is PHP passed by value or by reference?   Answer Question
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OpticsPlanet Awards & Accolades

  • Top 500, Internet Retailer, 2013
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2013
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