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Symmetricom Overview

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San Jose, CA
501 to 1000 employees
1956
Company - Public
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Frequency Electronics, Iteris, Trimble
Time waits for no one, but it can be put to work. Symmetricom manufactures synchronization and timing equipment used to control the flow of voice, video, and data traffic in telephone, wireless, and broadband networks. Symmetricom also makes network transmission and management ... Read more

Symmetricom Reviews

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Symmetricom President, CEO, and Director David G. (Dave) Côté
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  • "Symmetricom prior to its acqusition by Microsemi"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Beverly, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Beverly, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great vision and innovative company

    Cons

    Microsemi acquired it and all of the Sr. management were dismissed

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Symmetricom Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Symmetricom (San Jose, CA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    1-2 Technical Phone Interviews, An all day face to face with 5-6 different people. Face to face HR at the end.

    Interview Questions

    • Not too much difficult. Will test your confidence thoroughly with the achievements you have had in the past. Couple of them got questions. One of them was thorough enough to have markd everythign in the resume and ask about it.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Not a good a package for the position. And secondly, company does not have any good plans for any kind of advancement in the future. No chances of growth.

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