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Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public (ALTR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Altera is programmed to give you the gate -- hundreds of thousands of logic gates per device. The fabless semiconductor company specializes in R&D of high-density programmable logic devices (PLDs) -- integrated circuits (ICs)that OEMs program to perform logic functions in electronic systems. PLDs are an alternative to custom-designed ICs, and offer a quick, reduced-cost chip. Altera outsources fabrication of the devices to top silicon foundry TSMC. Altera PLDs are used in communications network gear, consumer electronics, and industrial equipment. PLD sales rely heavily on... More

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in San Jose, CA Jun 2011 Reviewed 5 days ago New

Interview Details – Everyone had different view and was looking for different skills. I had to ask the hiring manager, what is the position and what is the role. I was told particular role and When I joined I found out my role to be slightly different. It did not match exactly hat was told to me. In six month they had…Full Interview

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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