Broadcom Reviews

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom

    Pros

    The work has following pros in my personal point of view:
    Good Pay at about $2400/2 weeks .
    Friendly working environment. Colleagues are very helpful
    Good location.

    Cons

    There is really nothing much cons in the company. The only one I heard about is the payment compared to other elite companies who are in the similar industry.

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    There is really nothing much complains I have here. In my point of view this is a very good company that really rewards engineers efforts

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Broadcom Interviews

Updated Mar 25, 2015
Updated Mar 25, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

68%
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8%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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17%

Interview Difficulty

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Interview Details

    I applied the summer intern position. They contact me after 2 weeks. The first interview is technical interview. it's about 30 minutes. Technical interview is not very hard, they just ask some basic knowledge about hardware design and communication system.

    Interview Questions
    • basic concepts about communication system, interface, RF circuit.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Broadcom Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.broadcom.com
Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1991
Type Company - Public (BRCM)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Broadcom harbors broad ambitions for its semiconductors' impact on broadband communications: it wants them to drive every part of the high-speed wired and wireless networks of the future. The core applications for its integrated circuits (ICs) are digital set-top boxes, cable modems, servers, and networking gear for homes and offices. Broadcom also makes semiconductors for carrier access, DSL, and wireless communications equipment, including mobile phones. Customers include Apple (13% of sales), Samsung Electronics (10% of sales) Cisco, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, LG, and Nokia.

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