I worked at Zoran full-time (More than 3 years)
Great people that I really enjoyed working with. Everyone was kind and considerate to one another.
Limited software vision. As a hardware company, more emphasis should be placed upon the software and the tool used. This makes a huge impact upon on the experience.
Advice to Management
Hire more software visionaries.
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Zoran (San Jose, CA) in June 2011.
Hiring manager came up with a 5-6 question test covering various topics/classes listed on my resume (programming questions, EE theory, etc). Asked how long it would take and then gave me 75% of my time estimate to complete as much as possible. After the written portion I had multiple in person one-on-one interviews from various levels of employees.
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