Zemax Overview

  • www.zemax.com
  • Kirkland, WA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1991
  • Company - Private
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Zemax is the leading brand of optical and illumination design software used by thousands of professional optical designers and engineers worldwide, and OpticStudio is the latest edition of Zemax software. We touch nearly every optical system manufactured today, from cell phone ...
Mission: Our primary goal is the comprehensive success of our customers. We truly believe that we only progress as a company when our customers are successful. This principle is at the heart of everything we do. Our software development is guided by our customer’s feedback and the ...

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Zemax Reviews

4.1
83%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Swaminathan Subbiah
Swaminathan Subbiah
5 Ratings
1.0
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"Think twice"

Oct 26, 2020 - Account Manager in Stansted, England, England
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Great atmosphere in the UK office
- Great manager to filter frustration with US office
- Company pension 6%
- you may like it if you enjoy commodity sales

Cons

- Sales colleagues can steal accounts without any concerns - Company benefits are very low - Pension only - no healthcare because you have the NHS (company viewpoint) - New owner (EQT) who is

Advice to Management

no need to give advice they know. They decided what business model they want. Unhappy people like me decide to leave if they are not aligned
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Diversity & Inclusion at Zemax

3.7
(4 reviews)

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Zemax Interviews

Experience
Positive20%
Negative40%
Neutral40%
Getting an Interview
Applied online75%
In Person25%
Difficulty
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  1. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Standard tech interview format. A couple of phone interviews then an onsite. The technical part of the interview was more focused on physics rather than obscure programming problems. I was expected to give a talk. There were also the standard behavioral questions.
    Interview

    Here's some buggy code. Where's the bug?

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Does Zemax have a pension plan?

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