Atmel – Why Work For Us?


Create Products that Are in Your Everyday Life

Today, we're one of the market's largest suppliers of microcontrollers. Our touch technologies are in some of the world's most popular smartphones and tablets. The automotive devices we create are found in almost every car worldwide. And we're poised to redefine industrial design with our flexible touch sensors. These are just a few highlights from our story so far.

Our story ontinues to unfold into even broader market areas, and everyone here plays an important role in defining each chapter.

Are you ready to make a difference? If so, Atmel would like to hear from you.


One Team. Six Continents. Infinite Possibilities.

Come Join Atmel!

Are You a Thinker? A Go-Getter? A True Problem-Solver?


Do some of your favorite childhood memories involve taking things apart, just to learn how they work? Are you thrilled when you can find the perfect solution to a touch challenge?

If your answer to these questions is "yes," then you should consider career opportunities at Atmel.

We are a dynamic, inventive company. We don't stop asking why. And we won't stop until we find the answers.

Our diverse team of talented and creative employees drives our success. We work hard and have fun along the way too.

At our core, we're a technology company. We make microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. With dedication in our hearts, we create solutions that enable unlimited possibilities for our customers.

If you value passion, integrity, teamwork, achievement and accountability, we want you on our team.

Take a look at our current openings, and see where you can make a difference.


Atmel University

Are you the type of student who thrives in classes where you're asked to solve problems, big or small?
Do you enjoy teaming up with smart, talented people?
If so, you should consider internship and job opportunities at Atmel!

Visit our Career Site for the latest employment and intern opportunities.

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    Former Employee - Operator in Colorado Springs, CO
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    I worked at Atmel (More than 10 years)


    Good benefits and good job.


    Slow downs and internal promotions lacking.

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    Promote team work

Atmel Interviews

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    Crypto Applications Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Atmel in June 2015.


    I had two phone intervies. One with the manager and the other with crypto apps team. the interview was pretty straigthforward. the total duration of second interview was 30 mins.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked basic questions on embedded concepts like SPI, interrupt, polling and interrupt routine. About my work experience.   Answer Question

Atmel Awards & Accolades

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Winner of the Semiconductor & Electronic Components Award , TechAmerica Foundation, 2011
Application of Electronic Technique Best Product Award , China's AET Magazine, 2010
New Electronic Product of the Year , British Engineering Excellence Awards, 2010
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Additional Info

Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1984
Type Company - Public (ATML)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Atmel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system ... More

Mission: To be the preeminent supplier of embedded control and user interface solutions by delivering innovative products and services that provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction and shareholder value.

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