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PLX Technology President and CEO David K. Raun
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  1. Nice medium size company

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

    I worked at PLX Technology full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice working environment. Although not a fancy office, at least myself felt comfortable. Free drink cheap vending machine and free snack is always a refresh when tired from work. Open door management made employees willing to speak out. Annual flexible time off is better than most of other silicon high tech companies.

    Cons

    So so salary for engineers compare with silicon valley average. Annual salary raise is minimum. Focal review is pretty much one way from supervisor. If employees have not so decent supervisor, your career growth is limited.


  2. Work Environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Verification Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Verification Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at PLX Technology full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance.Very good technology two work on.

    Cons

    There are many Political game in small team some time very Hard to work with such people

    Advice to Management

    Please Advice some manger not micro managing every thing.


  3. Good place to work for

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PLX Technology

    Pros

    fast paced company, great technical challenges and fantastic team

    Cons

    lack of processes, execution and planning


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  5. Sr Design Verification Engineer

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

    I worked at PLX Technology full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Best place to work for. The work is interesting with many technical advancements. Great Co workers.

    Cons

    Cannot think of a con.

    Advice to Management

    Great co workers and management !


  6. Usual Advantages of Small Companies

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PLX Technology full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Activist investor board members could lead to profits for those employees who get stock options. If it's true that you learn from your mistakes, then the company is run by some darn smart people.

    Cons

    Job could be lost if the company is involved in merger, Many employees don't get options. Working conditions mostly are fine.


  7. Real need for change

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

    I worked at PLX Technology full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Nothing really! I cannot find anything positive about this company

    Cons

    Too many! Very old fashion, lack of innovation, and heavy on process

    Advice to Management

    Change the overall culture and thinking


  8. Small Cap Semi Review

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

    I have been working at PLX Technology

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

    Pros

    Small, Impact, Span of Control, Niche Market

    Cons

    Small Cap, Poor B/S, Management Change


  9. Helpful (1)

    Needs Focus

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PLX Technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, a fun place to work.

    Cons

    A disastrous acquisition strategy. Companies were acquired and divested within a few years.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on a product and stick with it.


  10. senior asic verification engineer

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior ASIC Verification Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior ASIC Verification Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at PLX Technology full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    ok to good development/verify process management. But toolset way lags behind average industry. Design/verify flow is effective and no unnecessary fansy/useless stuff.

    Cons

    Poor salary, way not compatitive. Virtually zero bonus over years. Bad stock performance. Management not very fair. Small company but too much inter-people calculations. Less respect for engineers work compared to other parts of the world.

    Advice to Management

    Need to hire potent middle to low management team.


  11. Plx technology is very friendly and good place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at PLX Technology full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Storage division was acquired from a company called oxford semiconductor. People are very friendly. Pay are good

    Cons

    Company basically break even. It is stressful sometime for your job security. The Taiwanese chip company lunch relectless price war on chip industory. Life is hard for good people.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your good working and thinking of new way to earn more revenue.



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