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Alameda, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1981
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
QNX Software Systems, Red Hat, Green Hills Software

Working at Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company’s technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices in world since 1981 and is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive edge-to-cloud ... Read more

Mission: Wind River powers intelligent connected products that enrich the quality, safety, and security of people’s lives every day. The company's mission is to deliver outstanding software and expertise that enables the rapid innovation and deployment of the ... Read more

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    I worked at Wind River full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people throughout the company. If you are engaged and eager, you will get opportunities to grow .

    Cons

    They have just been purchased by an investment company and are going through some changes .

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Wind River Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Wind River (Alameda, CA) in April 2009.

    Interview

    Initial phone screen followed by an onsite interview

    Interview Questions

    • Assume that you have two binary trees; write a function that parses both the trees at the same time and prints out the numbers (from both trees) in an ascending order. You shouldn't use any additional data structure other than the two binary trees given to you.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    It is hard to bargain for salary at this company

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Wind River Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work 2016, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2016
  • Best Places to Work 2015, San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2015
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