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Opportunity to contribute to a well funded large global startup Foundry business

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Austin, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Pros

GLOBALFOUNDRIES has excellent opportunities to participate in the formation in a new Semiconductor Foundry business. The company is only 1 year old and has $5B+ in financial backing, 10K employees, 7 wafer fabs between Singapore and Germany, and building a state of the art wafer fab in New York. There are opportunities to participate in the merging of 2 companies (AMD's manufacturing business and Chartered's existing Foundry business) and the creation of a unified Foundry business model to compete against TSMC and be only second to Intel's process technology development lead by 6+ months. The work environment is excellent and expectations are typically realistic. Compensation and benefits are highly competitive.

Cons

Some of the Pros are also Cons when considering GLOBALFOUNDRIES. The challenges of merging AMD's manufacturing business and Chartered's existing Foundry business stand to be in flux for many years to come. There are sure to be management powerplays during the formation of new business units that are sure to leave some casualties. With risk comes the potential for great reward.

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As GLOBALFOUNDRIES evolves its Foundry business model to compete against TSMC it needs to somehow continue to value its employees as it slashes costs and head count to the bone.

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    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at GLOBALFOUNDRIES

    Pros

    Good place lot of opportunitues

    Cons

    no raises no bonus small community

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    You will learn good skill here if you want to but prepare for demanding environment

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at GLOBALFOUNDRIES full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Learning Ground for flash graduate to equip yourself with lot of skill via demanding environment

    Cons

    Be prepare for no bonus and only your monthly pay check and with long working hours

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    Disapproves of CEO
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