Microsemi Reviews

Updated September 5, 2014
Updated September 5, 2014
79 Reviews
2.6
79 Reviews
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Microsemi President, CEO, and Director Jim Peterson
Jim Peterson
33 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits, macro managing, nice employees, lots of freedom (in 7 reviews)

  • OK work-life balance; happiness depend on individual group; on some group people are just miserable and can't wait to get out (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • If you are not a friend or family of upper management, you will never be promoted (in 6 reviews)

  • Working long hours, unreasonable expectation (in 4 reviews)

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17 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company to work for @ Hyderabad

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsemi full-time

    Pros

    compensation and culture is great

    Cons

    heavy work load mostly through out the time

  2.  

    Driven Management team,

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsemi full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people made Microsemi. Generally good folks who wanted to do right. Loyal distributor base.

    Cons

    Too many divisions, upper management is a boys club. Alternate goals were never clear to the employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen the employees more. Organize more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inventory Supervisor  in  Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Inventory Supervisor in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Microsemi full-time

    Pros

    The people working there were friendly, nice environment, good management team.

    Cons

    Trying to keep up with the competition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    GGreat Company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Microsemi as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    - Relaxed atmosphere
    - Gym (and boot-camp style classes 3 days/week)
    - Friendly staff

    Cons

    - My manager was great, but some other interns (and full-timers) who were there had complaints about their own managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    big family

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    nice people, open opportunity to pursue side projects and learn

    Cons

    slow management decisions, and incompetent managers gets away with many mistakes

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Software Engineer - great culture and place to learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsemi

    Pros

    Lot of experienced engineers, strong accepting culture

    Cons

    Hardware focused and can sometimes be unaware of software difficulties

  8.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsemi

    Pros

    Good place to learn things

    Cons

    Would contribute more if there was recognisation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing

  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Product Engineering Intern

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    Current Employee - Product Engineering Intern  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Product Engineering Intern in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    good benefits, good company culture

    Cons

    the job was not of my personal interest

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    nice size of company, not too large

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orange, CA

    I have been working at Microsemi

    Pros

    interesting work tasks, involved in latest analog mixed signal technology

    Cons

    sometimes long decision process with senior management

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    It was good.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Product Engineer  in  Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Product Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Microsemi

    Pros

    The work environment is good

    Cons

    Not a lot of growth oppurtunities

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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