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Updated May 28, 2014

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3.6 13 reviews

86% Approve of the CEO

PDF Solutions President, CEO, and Director John K. Kibarian

John K. Kibarian

(7 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosexposure to most advanced technologies

    Conswork load is too heavey and stressful

     

    Good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood company to work for.

    ConsNot much variety of experience

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    Senior Director (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Prossmart, efficiency, integrity, long-term pattern

    Conshigh stress, too many travels, too many projects

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

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    Technically focused dynamic company

    CV Development Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Pros1. Good work environment
    2. Smart colleagues
    3. Focused in goals
    4. Expanding

    Cons1. Too much work pressure
    2. Compensation package

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork process documentation can be made more available. Employees should be encouraged to take more responsibility by providing more benefit package.

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

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    Interesting experience

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsIf you like to travel, this company can provide you lots of opportunity to travel around the world.

    ConsToo many travels can cause some trouble with your family.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall a good company to work for

    CV Development Engineer (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    Proschance to work on most advanced semiconductor process technology
    chance to work with top semiconductor companies
    supportive working atmosphere

    Conslong working hours
    no bonus
    a little bit boring

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    NA

    Senior Software Eng (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsFlexible timing and nice atmosphere

    ConsNo opportunity for growth in the Software department.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Downhill

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsThe company is unique in the industry.
    Everything you always wanted to know about chip making.
    Good review/manager feedback system.

    ConsYou're expected to work long hours and weekends.
    Lots of layoff over the past 12 months
    Secondary perks have been cuts deeply over the 12 past months

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more feedback about the state of the company.
    Spend some money to raise the spirits of the (remaining) employees.

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    Smart people...Good tech....Slow management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsNice people to work with and the company deals with cutting edge research in semi conductors industry.

    ConsBad communication of critical issues facing the company.
    Not so optimal execution at PDF ..
    Company is scattered in tons of offices ....
    Management still thinks of PDF as the research start up they created in 1991.
    Too much for a small company to have 12 executive positions (CEO,8 VPs,CAO,CSO,CT)

    Advice to Senior ManagementPDF needs a really good reorganization and some offices consolidation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    One of the last exciting companies in the US in an otherwise weak semiconductor manufacturing market

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsOne of the exciting companies in the semiconductor manufacturing sector.
    Good benefits for a company the size of PDF.
    Very bright and friendly set of people to work with.

    ConsSemiconductor manufacturing industry is in the pits.
    Senior management needs to do more to drive stock up.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlan better.
    Make better strategies.
    Reduce politics.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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