Samsung Austin Semiconductor
2.5 of 5 185 reviews
www.samsung.com Austin, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good to get your feet wet

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Samsung Austin Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

ProsGood compensation and benefits package. Good group of people with high energy. Good place to get started.

ConsEverything is an emergency. It makes it hard to distinguish what truly is an emergency and what is not.

Advice to Senior ManagementConstantly try to diversify the skillset of your people.

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Company culture takes away everything

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

I have been working at Samsung Austin Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Good benefits, salary, and quarterly bonuses. Cool campus with coffee bar, gym, ping-pong, basketball court, and walking trail. When the industry is on… Cons: The semiconductor industry is cyclical, and the downturns are not pleasant. Everyone turns into cost-cutting machines instead of actually improving business processes. Layoffs increase, bonuses… Advice to Senior Management: SAS has a terrible retention rate of their employees. This falls on managers, who are mainly expats on temporary rotations from HQ. Korean culture is… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Fast paced highly stressful job

Photo Process Technician (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

I have been working at Samsung Austin Semiconductor full-time for more than a year


Pros: Benefits and pay are great. Cons: Stress. Training is terrible. Us versus them mentality between Engineers… Advice to Senior Management: Fix corporate culture. Not a lot of happy people due to poor mgmnt. High turnover is the result. … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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