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Marvell Technology Reviews in San Jose, CA

Updated Jul 16, 2014
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2.8 176 reviews

44% Approve of the CEO

Marvell Technology President, CEO, and Director; President and CEO, Marvell Semiconductor Sehat Sutardja

Sehat Sutardja

(123 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • I was able to learn a lot in my time there as well as work on my own personal coding skills(in 11 reviews)

  • It has really good healthy working environment(in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor decision making by upper management (More reactionary than pro-active)(in 19 reviews)

  • If you care about your job or your sense of professionalism, your work life balance is awful(in 8 reviews)

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    Start Up Trying to Act Like a Corporation

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsVery nice Campus, good cafeteria.

    ConsChaotic 'management' style, based on flawed concept 'best technical staff will make the best managers'. Start up culture failing to scale to corporation.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEnjoy it while it lasts .....

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Safe house

    Senior ASIC Design Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsLess lay off.
    Cheap lunch.
    That's all.

    ConsLess pay.
    Too many Chinese.
    Cheap stock.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    FPGA engineer

    FPGA Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    Prosflexible working environment, friendly co-workers, healthy food,

    Conslack solid management and detailed career guidance.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall it is a good company

    Senior Design Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsGood cafeteria, relatively relax environment

    ConsLack of new challenges

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fast paced environment

    ASIC Design Engineer (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsEmployees were expected to do more. Could benefit someone with a desire to know.

    ConsPoor communication, most of the time it's one way.
    Schedules were tight and unrealistic.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCreate friendlier environment

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    senior physical design engineer

    Senior Physical Design Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    Prosgood benefit, good cafe

    Consworking environment in some group is not good

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall very positive and productive experiences for my 7 year stay at Marvell.

    Software Manager (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsMarket leader in many segments. Innovative new technologies (first to WiFi in Sony game console, first to WiFi in Apple iPhone, WiFi in Google Chromecast etc).

    Engineering management overall is very hands on.

    Nice gym, cafeteria and facility.

    ConsNo clearly established process. Cross department coordination is really difficult. Career growth could be challenging depending on the particular group(s).

    Advice to Senior ManagementFind better ways to empower and reward employees. Improve management communications.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Review - OK

    Applications Analyst Intern (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsPeople, work, other-than-work activities, food

    Consget a full time job, internal politics

    Advice to Senior Managementget more fresh blood in the company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great People, Bad Management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsGreat to excellent working level people. Gaining market share with exciting new technologies and products.

    ConsNo employee appreciation, limited growth, cost cutting in the wrong places, very political, cross organizational communication can be improved

    Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are your greatest assets. Value and develop your employees so they can build and improve their skills which will resulting create a sense appreciation and then they will willingly give back to the company without any hesitation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Public company with Mom and Pop

    Accountant (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsExcellent food, beautiful campus, nice people around

    ConsLow salary with very small raise. You'll find your salary is way below the market after working here for working here for years

    Advice to Senior ManagementShow your appreciation to the employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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