St. Jude Medical

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Great work/life balance...if you want it

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA

I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

If you chose to, you can have great work life balance. Of course, this may compromise a bit on your growth or promotion.
Steady and reliable job.
Work is interesting and products are cool
Smart coworkers

Cons

Slow growth if you are not an attention grabber or a great talker but simply a quiet do-er
Too many meetings!
No bonuses or great perks

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find ways to identify and give credit to people who are good performers but dont broadcast it well.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Intern in Saint Paul, MN

    I worked at St. Jude Medical as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Integrated new employees well
    - It's a company that's on the rise
    - Employees are very nice and helpful

    Cons

    - Big company and things can get done kind of slowly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Strong medical device company, but with little flexibility

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research and Development Engineer in Maple Grove, MN
    Current Employee - Research and Development Engineer in Maple Grove, MN

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smaller size company versus some other major players in the market, strong device portfolio.

    Cons

    Inability to deviate for project timelines when major issues arise that cause significant design changes, even when these design changes will improve effectiveness of product.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow for product design team to actually design the appropriate device, versus hitting a time to market deadline.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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