PMC-Sierra Reviews in Sacramento, CA

101 Reviews
3.0
101 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
PMC-Sierra Director, President, and CEO Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
48 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good benefit, good working environment (in 11 reviews)

  • Work life balance, friendly working environment (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • If you want work-life balance , it comes at a cost of job security (in 5 reviews)

  • It takes a long time to accept new ideas and innovation (in 6 reviews)

More Highlights

7 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Good Company

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

    I have been working at PMC-Sierra (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and working conditions

    Cons

    Some bad business decesions lead to latoffs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Talented engineers and interesting work

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

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time

    Pros

    Smart and dedicated people. Interesting products, lots of learning opportunities. Social committee works to help team morale with breakroom snacks, coffee machine, and regular low key get-togethers.

    Cons

    Unrealistic schedules and lots of management pressure. 5 year plan not always clear.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great work environment

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

    I have been working at PMC-Sierra full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Office environment. Co-workers. Communication of direction. Technically challenging.

    Cons

    Narrow focus so riskier than a big corporation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review
  5.  

    Keep looking for a better company

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

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The worst place that I have ever worked

    Cons

    Management swears all the time, very discriminant, womanizing, good old boys

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire engineers as managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Amazing company, amazing people

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

    I have been working at PMC-Sierra as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    fast paced, growth, good people, make a difference everyday, small company

    Cons

    no health benefit program for working out, no toast masters club

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    OK

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

    I worked at PMC-Sierra

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, able to telecommute

    Cons

    Poor management, too aggressive on deadline

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to better understand the strength of their employee and put them into the right position so they can serve their ability better

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    challenging work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead ASIC Engineer in Roseville, CA
    Current Employee - Lead ASIC Engineer in Roseville, CA

    I have been working at PMC-Sierra

    Pros

    opportunity to wear many hats within technical discipline

    Cons

    understaffed projects resulting in long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    trust your people

    No opinion of CEO

PMC-Sierra Photos

Lobby
Coffee Area

+ Add Photo

Work at PMC-Sierra? Share Your Experiences

PMC-Sierra

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.