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San Diego, CA (US)
10000+ employees
1984
Company - Public (ASML)
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
General Atomics, KLA-Tencor, Illumina
ASML is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of lithography systems that help enable Moore’s Law and the creation of increasingly powerful and capable electronic devices. Our San Diego-based light source division, Cymer, is renowned for developing both ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to invent, develop, manufacture and service advanced technology for high-tech lithography, metrology and software solutions for the semiconductor industry.

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Cymer Chief Technology Strategist of ASML & SVP of Cymer Technologies Division Robert P. Akins
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    Former Employee - Senior Opto-mechanical Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Opto-mechanical Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
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    I worked at Cymer full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company is building the next generation technologies for the semiconductor industry. Pay is good for the area. Lots of opportunities to learn and get training.

    Cons

    Easy to get into the endless cycle of meetings for your day.

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Cymer photo of: "Cymer is a magical place, it's made me believe everything is possible after I witnessed so many unimaginable things become reality... and it just keeps happening."
Cymer photo of: “My favorite part about Cymer is the opportunities. In the dynamic work environment of EUV, there is always a new project around the corner.”
Cymer photo of: 2016 was all about the robots at EXPO Day! The San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering at PETCO Park attracted hundreds of exhibitors and more than 23,000 attendees!
Cymer photo of: This is the tenth year Cymer has supported and sponsored the San Diego Padres.
Cymer photo of: Annual Benefits Fair complete with biometric screenings and a farmer's market.
Cymer photo of: Women Achieving Vocational Excellence & Success: Promoting professional development, networking, and a sense of community for women at Cymer.
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    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cymer (Dallas, TX (US)) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Telephonic followed by code testing in a shared environment like webex. Prepare for the 30 minutes for phone interview and one hour for code testing.Telephonic followed by code testing in a shared environment like webex. Prepare for the 30 minutes for phone interview and one hour for code testing.

    Negotiation

    no negotation like it is fixed rate

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Cymer Awards & Accolades

  • Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), 2014
  • America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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