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Sunnyvale, CA
51 to 200 employees
2000
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
EMC, NetApp
Panasas is a leading provider of hybrid scale-out network-attached storage (NAS). Our ActiveStor® storage solutions are optimized for highly demanding data workloads in enterprise and research environments such as media and entertainment, life sciences ... Read more

Panasas Reviews

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    "Good Company to start your career"

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    I have been working at Panasas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work Life balance
    You learn a lot about Linux and FreeBSD kernel and file system
    You get to work on different projects
    Good startup environment

    Cons

    People don't often say in the company for long, as a result, you will be dealing with a new employee very often.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out why people leave the company

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Panasas Interviews

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    Solutions Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Panasas (Sunnyvale, CA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Initial phone screen followed by a round of interviews in person at the Sunnyvale HQ. Very friendly staff.. they wanted to get to know me, not just see my technical capability.

    Interview Questions

    • They drew a diagram of Panasas storage architecture and asked me to explain a potential weakness.   1 Answer
    • Write some example shell or perl script to go through a basic task (i.e., regex).   Answer Question
    • Some questions around benchmark tools, for example IOR & iozone - demonstrate how to use them on a command line.   Answer Question
    • Questions on Linux and Virtualization - random   Answer Question
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