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Dynamic, engaging, challenging, content, fulflling

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Fellow engineers, management, company size.

Cons

Company size, dependence on tier 1 customers.

Other Employee Reviews for Tensilica

  1. Interesting Technology, but no career potential

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tensilica full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The technology is very interesting and flexible Getting some good customers Very bright people Impressive marketing makes them appear bigger Almost a university atmosphere sometimes

    Cons

    Little possibility for career growth Highly unorganized. We try to do everything and therefore most things don't get done well. Management makes promises that it can't keep to employees and customers Low compensation - everyone gets almost the same raise (small, if any), regardless of contribution

    Advice to Management

    Get aligned, stop the internal politics, empower people and hold them accountable (both for the bad and with rewards for the good)


  2. Easy going innovative company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Tensilica full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Opportunity to work on state of the art microprocessor cores with many tier 1 customers. Many talented engineers, very technically savvy management.

    Cons

    No incentive to achieve. Little say in direction of company. Little opportunity for advancement. Almost non-existent product planning. Poor quality control.

    Advice to Management

    Poor incentives for engineering results in underachievement, dragged out development cycles and poor product quality. Bad sales incentives leads to fewer, smaller and less profitable deals.


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