PDF Solutions Reviews

Updated June 6, 2015
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PDF Solutions President, CEO, and Director John K. Kibarian
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  1. cs

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PDF Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, exciting new technology, ability totravel around

    Cons

    Travel too much, area is too small for application

    Advice to Management

    Optimize travel frequency and cost,


  2. weak company, overall

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

    I worked at PDF Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    OK atmosphere, intelligent people, nice location, customer focus, and ability to learn, and be challenged.

    Cons

    Lots of politics and personal based communications, especially in the software department. Growth is almost impossible, and management decisions are based on personal relationships and politics

    Advice to Management

    Reduce internal politics to the minimum. Increase professionalism, Compensate employees better, and help them grow. Help employee achieve the work/life balance.


  3. Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PDF Solutions

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Not much variety of experience


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PDF Solutions

    Pros

    exposure to most advanced technologies

    Cons

    work load is too heavey and stressful


  6. Senior Director

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at PDF Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    smart, efficiency, integrity, long-term pattern

    Cons

    high stress, too many travels, too many projects


  7. Technically focused dynamic company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CV Development Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - CV Development Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at PDF Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    1. Too much work pressure 2. Compensation package

    Advice to Management

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


  8. Interesting experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY

    I have been working at PDF Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Too many travels can cause some trouble with your family.


  9. Overall a good company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CV Development Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - CV Development Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at PDF Solutions

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    long working hours no bonus a little bit boring


  10. NA

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Eng in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Eng in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at PDF Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible timing and nice atmosphere

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth in the Software department.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  11. Downhill

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at PDF Solutions

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    You'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 Management

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



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