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Headquarters Carlsbad, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Public (MXL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

MaxLinear is a publicly-traded fabless system-on-chip (SOC) product company, providing highly integrated radio-frequency (RF) analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications.

Mission: MaxLinear’s mission is to revolutionize the personal experiences of individuals and the capabilities of businesses by facilitating knowledge-based decision-making...More

MaxLinear – Why Work For Us?

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You're a wicked smart engineer and you want to play a key role in developing cutting edge semiconductor products for global markets. At MaxLinear, 26% of U.S. employees have a Ph.D. and 71% have a Master’s Degree.

If you're looking to make a big impact at a growing company, we want to talk to you. Our jobs are broad and require cross functional interaction. You can impact the BIG picture and see the direct result of your hard work.

If you're looking to work on a high energy business team pursuing great technology -- especially in the highly complex and challenging RF field -- and you thrive on innovation, outside-the-box thinking, nimbleness and collaboration, we want to talk to you. The executive team including CEO, CTO, CFO, VP of Central Engineering and other technical and business leaders are accessible to all - impromptu conversations with employees on current and future technology and business growth are common.

And you'll want to talk to us if you're looking for great opportunities to learn, grow and advance in an entrepreneurial, collegial and fast-moving setting. We are the right size to lead AND adapt to changes in the market, smaller is nimble and close to the action. Plus, we believe in company ownership through stock and performance driven bonus programs.

MaxLinear is a publicly-traded fabless system-on-chip (SOC) product company, providing highly integrated radio-frequency (RF) analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications.

Based near San Diego in Carlsbad, California, with design centers in Irvine, California; San Jose, California; Atlanta, Georgia; India; and China, our team is nearly 400 strong; most of our employees have engineering degrees including Master’s and Ph.D.s from many of the world's premiere universities. We have strong growth objectives and strive to hire the best people in the world -- people with a passion for their work and who can make a difference to our business success as we look toward numerous opportunities in our broadband markets. We are not all work. We play too! MaxLinear employees play soccer, cricket, hockey, run, and kart race at intercompany group activities.

MaxLinear offers exciting career paths and a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, 401k, employee stock programs and Flexible Spending Account plans, plus two great locations in Southern California and around the world to live and work. If you’re a top notch engineer who wants to have global impact on communications technology and product, let’s work together to build a great career and a great company.

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Working at MaxLinear

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MaxLinear CEO Dr. Kishore Seendripu

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Great place to work but not for everyone!

  Current Engineer in San Diego, CA

Pros: fast growing, rewarding, everyone is aware and appreciate your hard work. if you are doing a good job everyone will see it from your direct manager all the way up to CEO. I personally admire the CEO. He stops by and start a conversation with almost… Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Carlsbad, CA Jul 2012 – Reviewed Apr 23, 2014

Interview Details – Initially contacted by Recruiter, Nearly 6 months of 'courting' on the phone with the hiring VP. Finally was invited to an on-site interview in southern California. First evening was with 2 people. An then whole day next day with multiple interviews and a presentation. The recruiter got back to me…Full Interview

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