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NVIDIA Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
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3.5 640 reviews

90% Approve of the CEO

NVIDIA Co-Founder, President, and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

Jen-Hsun Huang

(525 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Cutting edge technology exposure, respect to individual, pay master(in 56 reviews)

  • Open door policy, lots of opportunities for interaction with many very smart people(in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Workloads can be too much for one person which leads to less of a work/life balance(in 75 reviews)

  • Overworked; no work-life balance(in 13 reviews)

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    Great experience

    Hardware Intern (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsGot pulled into work from day 1, they treat interns like regular employees.
    Extremely talented engineers, very helpful.
    The approach is competitive and aggressive here.
    Good pay, benifits. They pay for your transportation, relocation, flight, etc.

    ConsMicromanagement is a problem here

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

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    Great learning experience with lots of freedom to take on responsibilities.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOpen culture. There are many learning opportunities.

    ConsThe number of eating choices on campus are very limited.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Decent place to work

    Senior Financial Analyst (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsNice colleague and good environment

    ConsWork life balance takes a hit

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat company to work for

    Conscant think of any at this moment

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

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    Great team and good work, but no real bonus or stock anymore

    Lead Validation Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsThe team I work with and the products I work on are top notch and the product cycles allow for a bit of down time (sometimes). This is a feast and famine type of position at times. Great health care.

    ConsNo more stock options (RSU's unless you are upper management) and not bonus structure. My team and boss are good, but others are not so and don't give down time. No room for advancement as those that are in management don't seem to move to make room for others to move up (unless they leave).

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive bonuses, give RSU's again,

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best internship I've had

    Architecture Intern (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsWork with extremely intelligent people on products that are life challenging. Everyone is passionate about their work. Very good corporate culture, management is helpful.

    ConsThere is a significant amount of work to be done and at times people are quite busy. Benefits are OK.

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

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    Many things to learn, state of the art technology to work on.

    Hardware Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsPromotion and career opportunities are good
    Work Culture is good, minimum politics
    Company value is good, Jensen is a good CEO

    ConsCompensation should be better for keeping talents

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

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    Very stable company, decent employer, but technical staff underpaid

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFun teams to work with, some great managers and one can enjoy working on a range of interesting products. For gamers, getting beta keys and free copies of the partnered titles is a great plus.

    ConsCan get very cliquey, with a strong separation between the marketing/sales people and the web/design/programmers - sometimes to a comical degree where clear lack of respect for 'the people on the dark side of the office' is shown. Salaries can also be very poor for technical staff when compared to industry standards.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIntegrate the teams more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great tech company that's getting a little bloated

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsSuper technical mgmt
    strong engineering team

    Consgetting to be a big company and hard to react quickly

    Advice to Senior Managementbe decisive and drive the market instead of the other way around

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ideal for slackers who don't mind working for a poor management team

    Hardware Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsThe work life balance is good for the reason above. Work will mostly come in a waves but for the most part it is an easy 9-5 job.

    Everyday you can relive the scene from "The Expert". *Google it*

    Subsidized dinner - $5 off of any meal

    ConsThe management is dysfunctional with no goal
    Zero transparency on future products and revenue
    No one takes responsibility of their actions and focuses on blaming the next guy down corporate ladder.
    The smart and creative engineers leave within 2 years of joining
    Strong emphasis on collecting data that doesn't make any sense
    Politics drives this company.

    This place is toxic and poor for new graduates

    The motto of speed of light is ridiculous. This is just a term used by management when they realized when the project encounters a major setback because they sacrificed too much quality for unrealistic deadlines and cost. Typically results in engineers (individual contributors) to work on the weekend.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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