Micron Technology Reviews

Updated October 23, 2014
Updated October 23, 2014
498 Reviews
3.2
498 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They overload you with work and never care about your work life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • Good people, good pay at higher levels, better if you're in an Engineering or Lead role (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • They will take whatever you give so it's up to you if you do not have a work-life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • Employees are recognized for time of service and long hours as much or more than their performance (in 16 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Manassas, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Manassas, VA

    I have been working at Micron Technology full-time

    Pros

    Challenging environment. There us always something to learn. You work with many smart people. Anagment really cares what the employees think. Fair and professional recruiting process

    Cons

    Instable industry, you never know if the company will make money or lose. It all depends on the industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick with the transformation, it is well received by the team members

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very descent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Tech in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Tech in Manassas, VA

    I worked at Micron Technology full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a mature company with systems and a culture in place. Good work-life balance, competitive benefits and lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    You have to know your ins and outs for you to excel.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Has Been Excellent So Far

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Software Engineer in Boise, ID
    Current Employee - Systems Software Engineer in Boise, ID

    I have been working at Micron Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Pay is good, lots of holiday time and they are very flexible on how you use it. Not required to work overtime, just got to get your work done. Good solid benefits, helps to offset the Idaho income tax. Pretty relaxed environment overall

    Cons

    Not a clear path to promotions, Some teams I work with are not that bright, but most of my team is pretty bright so it works out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work

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

    I have been working at Micron Technology (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation for the location, good time off program, decent benefits. Working on some exciting tech.

    Cons

    Not a very agile company due to its size but it has survived a very cutthroat industry for a very long time.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Boise, ID
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Boise, ID

    I have been working at Micron Technology full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Engaging people and projects on the cutting edge of technology. Challenging issues from lithography and process to reliability and overall product quality. Northwest great place to live and work.

    Cons

    Work life balance always a challenge when your career aspirations can drive skew this balance heavily to work side of the scales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In 10+yrs I have never seen such an effort in management and leadership to make a really good company, a really great company. Lots of efforts around focus and alignment to insure we are a viable company for the future and communicating this to the team members regularly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Improving company improving its business outlook as well as it's corporate culture.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer II in Manassas, VA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer II in Manassas, VA

    I have been working at Micron Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Challenging work that invites contributions from all members. Senior management very good at recognizing talent. Excellent HR development staff at the company.

    Cons

    High stress. Limited career advancement job openings at many sites. Night shift can be draining mentally and physically. Company culture still lacking although it is improving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to improve company culture and recognize contributions from high performing individuals

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    It's been good till now.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Verification Engineer in Folsom, CA
    Current Employee - Design Verification Engineer in Folsom, CA

    I have been working at Micron Technology as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work/life balance is good, company growth rate has recently been great and is expected to continue.
    Wide portfolio of memory products.

    Cons

    It still needs to establish itself in the NAND market which is critical for future growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on improving Micron's position in the NAND market.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Great people and good benefits.

    Cons

    The is a large company culture with some bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay for performance was definitely a motivator for some and a good way to reward already outstanding employees

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Process Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Manassas, VA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Manassas, VA

    I have been working at Micron Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    3-4 days/ week of 12 hour shift, giving a lot time off

    Cons

    Shift engineers can get "free ride" because performance is based on the team, not individual performance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Assess individual performance more seriously

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boise, ID

    I worked at Micron Technology full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good management, good company and people

    Cons

    Boise is not a big city

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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