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Volterra Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Jeff Staszak
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  1. No tools & no document control.

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

    Pros

    Good technology and know how. Good technical level.

    Cons

    No document control. We cannot have a problem with our drivers, it is something else.


  2. Good Experience

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Moderate Perks, Flexible Work Hours

    Cons

    401K plan not up to competition


  3. Engineer's view

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    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Volterra Semiconductor full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work with. People are knowledgeable. Free soda, coffee and tea. Good Peet's coffee. Good lab support for engineers. Lab are run by experience lab manager.

    Cons

    Low range salary compare to industry. Inner circle biased upper management. Niche market. Low chance to have career growth. High risk on single product technology.


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  5. pleasant to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    free soda, good coffee, table tennis

    Cons

    no Cafeterra, no nice gym


  6. a good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    in a nicth market, good technology

    Cons

    higher cost structure, low margin

    Advice to Management

    be more easy going


  7. Working at Volterra

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Fremont, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Engineers are well educated, younger and focused on their niche area of work. Company have competitive technology in semiconductor process which allow for integration of power semi with logic level design. Being small not too many layers of management.

    Cons

    Relartively small company, sometimes limited chance for career growth, limited range of product types.

    Advice to Management

    None



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