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Centellax, Inc Reviews

Updated December 8, 2016
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  1. "Loved working here!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, generous company considering small size

    Cons

    There were no real cons!


  2. "Quality"

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    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Santa Rosa, CA
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centellax, Inc full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very innovative technology, always pushing to get market share of high margin, high performance products

    Cons

    Market has high barrier to entry, sales cycles are very long

    Advice to Management

    Diversify portfolio, watch cashflow very carefully and be selective on what new products you tackle


  3. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Centellax, Inc full-time

    Pros

    Good people, decent wages, nice small company feel.

    Cons

    Owners sold the business to large corporation, which laid a lot of people off. Me included.

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "Special kind of place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Centellax, Inc (More than a year)

    Pros

    good team to work with, was a great opportunity and learned alot,

    Cons

    company could have done better with communication


  6. "Very happy and proud of working here..."

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    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Santa Rosa, CA
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Santa Rosa, CA
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Not so small anymore, but you have lots of freedom to embark yourself in different tasks and have lots of flexibility in how you do it as long as you get things done.
    -Access to cutting edge semiconductor technology and high speed electronics.
    -Very little paperwork and you can talk directly to management.
    -Management is very flexible.
    -Much of the old HP way spirit is here, and some of the original high tech HP employees who did a lot of important work in the HP golden years are here.
    -Lot of knowledge around, and a good way to learn about smaller companies.
    -Beautiful location
    -Good pay and benefits.
    -You are not limited to a single task or role like in the big companies, you can get involved in different things.

    Cons

    -Probably we do not have all the resources of a big monster company, but getting out the best with what we have is what make us special.
    -Yes we have to share some of the most critical resources, sometimes this means staying very late so you can do what you have to do.

    Advice to Management

    -Keep up the good work.
    -A few more pieces of test equipment would be nice, the latest model is not required!! we can get along with the 20 years old boat anchor.


  7. "Overall one of the better places to work in the area."

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    Current Employee - Development Engineer in Santa Rosa, CA
    Current Employee - Development Engineer in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Small company. Focused. Well managed.

    Cons

    Small companies don't have a lot of discretionary money for tools etc.

    Advice to Management

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