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  1. "Great atmosphere, diverse, welcoming"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Cyngn full-time

      Pros

      Great location (right next to Caltrain and downtown Palo Alto), friendly team.

      Cons

      Stealth mode startup means you can't tell your friends about the cool stuff you're doing

      Cyngn2017-10-27
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      "Employee"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Cyngn full-time

      Pros

      Great product, Smart people, Well funded

      Cons

      Poor management/leadership, Poor product strategy

      Cyngn2017-12-14
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      "Just steer clear"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Cyngn full-time

        Pros

        Great co-workers & interesting work

        Cons

        Terrible management with no direction

        Cyngn2017-07-25
      • Helpful (3)

        "Software Engineer"

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        Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Cyngn full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Interesting product, smart driven engineers,

        Cons

        Mismanaged, no proper market research, no longterm planning.

        Cyngn2017-02-26
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        "Android start-up"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Cyngn full-time

        Pros

        Employees are passionate, motivated and brilliant.

        Cons

        Management is disorganized, repressive and volatile.

        Cyngn2017-02-12
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        "Good company for a freshmen"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Cyngn

        Pros

        Helping colleagues and good working environment

        Cons

        Management is not good and needs to be changed

        Cyngn2016-11-30
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        "Cyanogen is a great place to work"

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        Current Employee - Design Director in Seattle, WA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Cyngn full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        There are some great reasons to work at Cyanogen. My top 5 are the 1.product vision, 2.amazing people, 3.convenient hip location, 4.fun work culture and 5.competitive compensation.

        Cons

        Everywhere can get better. 1.Seattle Traffic, 2.small team in growth mindset, 3.improve shipping complex products

        Advice to Management

        keep up the great work!

        Cyngn2016-11-14
      • Helpful (5)

        "Great Place to Work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Cyngn full-time

        Pros

        Cyanogen has a talented engineering team a great new strategy for growth. The company combines the opportunities of a startup with the leadership of industry veterans. It is also backed by both Tier 1 Venture Capital firms and important strategic players, showing both the possible financial upside and the support of the tech community. The new CEO has embraced what has worked in the past while pushing the company in...

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        Cons

        The company strategy has shifted significantly, which naturally creates some challenges. However, it is clear already that the new strategy is a better long-term path, and that the new management team has the company pointed in the right direction.

        Cyngn2016-10-25
      • Helpful (3)

        "Great technology-focused startup; good time to join!"

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        Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Cyngn full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        -> Friendly people working collaboratively, in cross-functional teams and across the technology stack, to get things done. -> Caring Admin and HR staff in Seattle. -> A company that values people of all experience levels, where every employee can make a significant impact on the company and the product! -> A place where new ideas and suggestions are welcome and valued! -> Nice work environment, new equipment,...

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        Cons

        ->Company is rebuilding after a reorg, which may have hurt employee confidence resulting in increased turnover rates. However, they seem to be on the right track now!

        Advice to Management

        -> Continue doing what you are doing to ensure high levels of employee satisfaction and morale; you're doing a great job and it will definitely pay off in terms of product quality, employee loyalty, and company reputation! :)

        Cyngn2016-10-29
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        "Meh"

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        Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Cyngn

        Pros

        Talented coworkers, and semi-interesting projects

        Cons

        Very limited amount of pro's.

        Advice to Management

        Be more transparent with employees.

        Cyngn2016-10-26
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