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Updated Jan 10, 2022

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Found 86 of over 94 reviews

3.4
64%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Complete Genomics (President and CEO) Cliff Reid
Cliff Reid
19 Ratings
Pros
  • "work life balance(in 5 reviews)

  • "very nice people around, good training(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "BGI says something, MGI resists and says something else, Complete Genomics that is technically belongs to MGI, goes to a different direction(in 5 reviews)

  • "Acquired by a Chinese company, is politically affected(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      good environment

      Oct 7, 2021 - Research Scientist 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      very nice people around, good training

      Cons

      Not very diversified, Management is not being transparent

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great research environment

      Jan 10, 2022 - Research Associate in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Exposure to cutting-edge research opportunities.

      Cons

      Management could be improved, especially from the highest level.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place with lots of opportunities

      Oct 1, 2021 - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Competitive pay in bay area. Generous PTO Snacks and drinks Flexible working hours

      Cons

      Tight schedule, quick pace , high delivery expectation

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Complete Genomics

      Sep 30, 2021 - Human Resources Intern in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Great work life balance - Values physical health - Established company - Diverse workplace - Friendly and approachable people - Great managers

      Cons

      - Can get lost in the big picture (many divisions and departments)

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Friendly place

      Jul 13, 2021 - Research Associate in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Overall very reasonable managers and workloads

      Cons

      Tendency to stick to a pre-formulated plan

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jun 30, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Plenty of engineering projects and opportunities.

      Cons

      Can not think of any.

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      review

      Jun 14, 2021 - Associate Scientist in Mountain View, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great colleagues in all departments

      Cons

      disorganized use of resources on many levels

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Recommended

      May 14, 2021 - Researcher in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work closely with colleagues, good environment for beginners to learn things

      Cons

      Acquired by a Chinese company, is politically affected.

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Company in a world of hurt

      May 5, 2021 - Systems Engineer in Mountain View, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Some opportunities to grow, very good technical people

      Cons

      Foreign Owned company Constantly changing priorities

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Engineering team is collapsing due to incompetent leadership

      Mar 29, 2021 - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary paid every two weeks.

      Cons

      A once solid engineering team was crumbling since the upper management team was replaced a few years ago. People abhorred the mis-guidance and poor execution from the top level, and the project big picture always remained murky and wishy-washy. Exodus of the horde of talents is incessantly bleeding the team morale.

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    64% of Complete Genomics employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Complete Genomics 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.1 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

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