Altera

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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Altera full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Lots of challenging work to do

Cons

Lack of leadership and failure to recognize true leaders

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great FPGA company

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    Former Employee - Design Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Design Intern in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Altera full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Some of the smartest people in FPGA industry work here
    - Opportunity to work in software (CAD/algorithms) and hardware (traditional RTL design stuff)
    - Cool projects, many interesting things to learn, weekly tech talks
    - Interns treated well
    - Great compensation, work-life balance

    Cons

    - Understaffed departments
    - Needs to pursue innovation aggressively

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Spend more dollars on R&D, focus on game changing innovation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 6 people found this helpful  

    Management sucks

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    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Altera full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great ppl , Relaxed work culture
    Great gym

    Cons

    Lot of favoritism . Management has no clue what they are doing. Lack of industry standard processes and tools. In general everything sucks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please wake up. The company is suffering because of the egos and attitudes of some big people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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