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Decent work environment

Principal Engineer (Former Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

ProsYou get to work on advance technology in the mobile division.
There are plenty of technical fellow-peer webinar training and tool training classes you can take if you can find time outside of your work to participate.
Plenty of corporate simulation tools available.
Excellent Help and IT support department.
Very structured documentation process.

ConsCompany mobile phone technology is behind its competitor...always trailing.
Some managers need training on soft skills, especially those the just moved up into management or moved in as a manager from a recent acquisition.
Poor collaboration and communication between departments during chip development.
No regular corporate vision casting down line.
No vacation hour accumulation and no sabbatical.
No team building activities. Employee can become individualistic when they are busy.
Poor food quality at the Sunnyvale site.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove on technology vision in the phone mobile space and its leadership team.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It was my first internship experience and I learnt about how things work in a technical company.

    Software Drivers Intern (Former Employee) Irvine, CA

    I worked at Broadcom as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: - Friendly and helpful managers and staff - Pays overtime if you stay late to finish urgent tests, etc. - Flexible timings. I interned… Cons: - Currently going through budget cuts. Makes it hard to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Senior Principal Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Great technology, great engineers. Benefits are great. Cons: Vacation time are not recorded. Hence you don't accumulate PTO. I would have preferred accrued PTOs over "unlimited" PTO since you would have to request… Advice to Senior Management: None. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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