Unique product offerings. Skilled people. Chance / expectation to contribute.
Acquired by Raytheon. More Raytheon, less Solipsys and a loss of some of the unique cultural elements that made it one of the best local places to work.
Advice to Management
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Raytheon Solipsys.
I applied online and was contacted a week later by a recruiter. We set up an initial phone screen with one of the managers. This had it's fair share of technical questions, much of it related to object oriented programming. Feedback from that was positive, so I got an onsite interview 2 weeks later. The main portion of this was sitting down with a manager and 2 programmers to answer questions about a wide range of technical topics. It was heavy in OOP, but threaded applications, networking, and design patterns were also mentioned. Expect to have to code one or two things on the whiteboard. Then there were a couple 1 on 1s with managers. These had almost no technical questions and were more behavioral
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