Altera
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www.altera.com San Jose, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

Altera Reviews in Canada

Updated Apr 23, 2014
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3.7 14 reviews

                             

22% Approve of the CEO

Altera Chairman, President, and CEO John P. Daane

John P. Daane

(9 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Altera Toronto Rocks!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsThe people are so smart here. The work is very interesting. There is a ton of career development and the managers & directors really care. Love the free Metropass and social events.

    ConsDealing with the San Jose headquarters can be challenging at times- the time zone and cultural differences can be a big deal. We never seem to have much travel budget.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more effort on product planning - we seem to be behind in this area.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Altera Toronto Rocks

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEverything about the office is pretty good. Pretty good salary, location, work, people. Nice office too. I've really enjoyed my time here.

    ConsEvery once in a while headquarters seems to do something random.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFix product planning! Also, increase the travel budget a bit - we're fairly isolated in Toronto and the message here is "don't travel unless you're dying".

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Altera is Awesome

    Design Engineer (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsVery friendly people. very helpful and awesome community.

    ConsThe job is very demanding and the workplace is very fast paced. If you're a smart person it's for you.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Altera Toronto Tech Center

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsNice location, good facilities, good perks (free drinks, ping pong and foosball), very nice benefits packages and salary. Challenging work. Managers tries really hard to develop employees. Fun group to work with

    ConsDemanding work. Very flat organizational structure, which means the chance of promotion to management is slim. Very competitive working environment. A lot of documentation, rules and procedures to follow.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTalk to lower level staff as much as possible. They would like to know what the management are thinking. Instead of issuing a one sentence strategy statement, try to present it in a more meaningful way to individual contributor at different function.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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