Magma Design

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smart people to work with

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Former Employee - Software Architect in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Software Architect in San Jose, CA

I worked at Magma Design full-time (more than an year)

Pros

surrounded by smart people, solving classic hard CS problems, most of them NP-complete, so smart heuristics are invented to solve them. a lot of non-trivial ( i.e. not just a button somewhere ) inventions are made by the company.

Cons

very small market that are squeezed by both sides: foundry and semiconductor companies, hence very little growth in terms of business, and translated to little personal growth, even worse is that many Ph.Ds stayed there for long long years, so you need to wait them out to be promoted.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

be brave, try to take the pie from the semiconductor companies, even though they are your customers.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

43 Other Employee Reviews for Magma Design (View Most Recent)

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    energetic but not very organize

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Magma Design

    Pros

    relative small, people are close and work as a team
    issue, information, communication can easier be heard and considered by the managerment

    Cons

    sales people are compliant to the customers, would accept all the requests
    issues sometime not be prioritized very well, work like fire fighters to the critical issue or to the major accounts

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    fast grow for young people

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Magma Design

    Pros

    have chance to work on different accounts, talk to different people everyday

    Cons

    it's fluctuating with the whole market, a lot of re-orgs.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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