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From one of the best100 companies to one of the worst

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Longmont, CO
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Longmont, CO

I worked at Xilinx full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Very interesting people. First years - a lot of fun, discussions, exchange of ideas. Scientific seminars, learning. I felt that management was interested in people

Cons

No promotions, no growth, not even single "Thank you" for job well done. Focal review has become humiliation lesson. Often your effort is evaluated inversely proportional to contribution. People start to leave company in masses.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Save old culture if you can

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Contractor, Design Verification Engineer

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Verification Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Verification Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Xilinx as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Managers are open minded and willing to give candidate opportunities.

    Cons

    Good communication needs some improvement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be able to identify and keep and promote the technically talented individuals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    This company has reinvented itself!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The senior management overhaul several years back set the wheels in motion for a major re-engineering effort (especially in software). There's extensive engineering talent, the company's silicon/software offerings right now are quite strong and the momentum we're gaining as a result is the real deal!

    Cons

    The reinvention has been a wild ride at times but overall a rewarding experience. Expect to work hard here - there is no free ride.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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