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    Former Employee - Engineering and Project Management in Austin, TX
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    Pros

    • Fast-paced, well-defined HR support programs including internal training programs for professional development, health insurance, and employee assistance programs.
    • Major facilities include cafeteria, on-site gyms (single membership fee reimbursed) with personal trainers and classes, basketball courts, and walking trails.
    • Management cares and is engaged with and supports employees.

    Cons

    • Semiconductor industry is cyclical and involuntary separations are inevitable. Involuntary Separations typically occur mid-year and end of year (May-Jun and Dec).
    • Global business - requires evening conf calls/web conf.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Freescale employees as top priority throughout negotiations for the merger with NXP.


Freescale Semiconductor Interviews

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    RF Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Freescale Semiconductor.

    Interview

    Interviewed at school with manager. Took about 2 weeks for a response. Then onsite technical interview with team members. Overall, RF and IC fundamentals. Nothing too bad if you've learned it

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly RF and IC topics. Smith charts, impedance matching, etc   Answer Question

Freescale Semiconductor Awards & Accolades

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50 Smartest Companies, MIT Technology Review, 2014
American Business Ethics Award, The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals, 2007
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Website www.freescale.com
Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1953
Type Company - Public (FSL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Freescale is a leader in microcontrollers (MCUs) and digital networking processors for the automotive, networking, industrial and consumer markets. Our vast portfolio of products includes 8 and 16-bit MCUs, 32-bit MCUs and processors, analog and power-management, RF and sensing solutions. Freescale technology makes the things you use every day smarter, from e-readers and energy meters, to medical equipment and cars, to home appliances, computer networks and more.

Today, Freescale is leading the charge to help bring the Internet of Things to life – a new world in which... More

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