Magnum Semiconductor

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Magnum Semiconductor Reviews

Updated December 3, 2014
Updated December 3, 2014
16 Reviews
2.9
16 Reviews
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  1.  

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor

    Pros

    Easy commute from Fremont.
    Given latitude (time and space) to do my work

    Cons

    They lacked sense of direction.

  2.  

    Not recommend

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Magnum Semiconductor

    Pros

    New technology and good learning.

    Cons

    short sighted and not reliable for long term associations.

  3.  

    Over all, it is a good place to work, with regarding to people and technology.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You can learn a lot about video compression from algorithm team, if you are lucky enough to work with them.

    Cons

    Company's directions kept changing which created all kinds of issues, especially time and money.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    good work life balance

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    Current Employee - VLSI in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - VLSI in Milpitas, CA

    I have been working at Magnum Semiconductor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    provides a good work life balance

    Cons

    management mistakes in a tough market

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fractured organization limits possibilities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor full-time

    Pros

    Some strong executive management, high end engineer's. multi-location experience

    Cons

    Fractured executive team had departments fulfilling alternative goals. In fighting created waste of resources and lower morale. CEO temper was out of control, as were a few others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Gut that executive team and bring in team builders.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    good to retire at Magnum Semi

    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Magnum Semiconductor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good coffee and good dinner

    Cons

    no new product, why why why

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    new product development, please do it soon

  8.  

    Company not in growth anymore

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good health benefits, opportunity to have a good life Balance.

    Cons

    Is not a Company that will help you to grow. Many Directors and Managers in this company. Economically not stable since they are having too many shutdowns during the year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company needs a good sales representative and promote the company more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Verification Engineer at Magnum Semiconductor

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Verification Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Verification Engineer in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working and dealing with cutting edge technology, recommended for all who interested in ASIC development and verification for video processing
    Good team spirit, nice work place

    Cons

    Not a good place to learn and for self development
    Projects and tasks are often changed and get different priorities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More transparency

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    not the most informative Senior Management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - VLSI Verification Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - VLSI Verification Engineer in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor

    Pros

    Close to a big company environment

    Cons

    A company meeting was held, and it was informed that there weren't going to be any layoffs. Within weeks, a few were laid off.

  11.  

    design board for decode and encode video

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Magnum Semiconductor

    Pros

    nice environment, nice co-workers to work with

    Cons

    time for project is to short

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need more organization

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