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Updated Jun 24, 2014
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3.2 183 reviews

                             

52% Approve of the CEO

AMD President & CEO Rory Read

Rory Read

(71 ratings)

55% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    good experience

    Test Engineer (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    Prosgood pay, nice people, good working environment

    Consrepetitive testing job, not much new technology

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    Hardworking people

    Analog Design Engineer (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    ProsGreat working environment, flexible hour.

    ConsWorking time is long sometimes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Politics galore

    Senior Product Engineer (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    ProsStrong foundation in GPU division

    ConsHeavy politics through out the company and AMD brought over the politics into ATI post merger. Middle management from CPU side are only concerned about maintaining their entourage and do not appreciate what the GPU group has done in terms of technical efforts.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to minimize politics at the engineering/working level and boost company morale from middle management downward

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    great working experience

    Internship Student (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    Prosget in touch with various tools and learned a lot from the work that I have been doing

    ConsAs an intern, there is no paid vocations.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great experience, different kinds of work to do. High pressure environment

    Graphics Diagnostics and Development Engineer (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    ProsMy manager was really nice, my team was very helpful and always willing to sit down and explain things

    ConsIndustry is kind of shaky with all the changes happening with ARM and x86

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease consider the engineers and their values and opinions

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It used to be a great Canadian company ATI

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    Pros- Good salary and benefits
    - Good facility including underground parking and 24/7 gym

    ConsATI used to be one of the best Canadian companies around until AMD (A Major Disaster) took over. Since then it has been a nightmare. There has not been a year that there is no lay offs. The company has no future and no product that can compete. Their most valuable asset is graphics (old ATI) in which without them they would have been dead by now. No room for grow as the promotions are far away and between. Most employees are fed up and just awaiting to receive a package to leave.
    Senior management is clueless.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdvice to board of director: Please fire all executives from senior directors and above and bring in some smart people to run this company before the company goes to the ground.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Exciting and Transformative

    Senior Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsWorking in a transformative and urgent environment with great people and great tech.

    ConsTools and systems need updating, both on the front and back end.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPush the transformation and get rid of the people in the way.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ok

    Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Prosnice people to work with

    Constoo much politics around the workplace

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company but Bad Management

    Lab Technician (Current Employee)
    Markham, ON (Canada)

    ProsGood Gym and Location. Good colleague and it provide an environment to grow and lean

    ConsMoral and job security is low. Too many useless report without a real target for change or improvement

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good but outlook is grim due to wrong direction

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWork life balance, good compensation

    ConsUnstable leadership and wrong business direction

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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