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SmartPlay Reviews in San Jose, CA

Updated Jul 2, 2014

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4.0 6 reviews

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SmartPlay President & CEO Pradeep Vajram

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100% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Starting salary is good in comparison with other Indian service based company but no match with product based company (in 5 reviews)

  • This is a normal service based company where it has potential to grow in every aspect it works in (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • its a service based company and a startup (in 4 reviews)

  • Its most of business comes from body shopping (in 3 reviews)

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    Good Service company

    ASIC Design Verification Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsThey offer decent salary once you compete one year with them. They have good number of clients so chances of getting on to bench is low.

    ConsNo one-one meeting with employees, Less communications between employees, Less social culture.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease work on cons. Rest is all well. Good Luck.

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    Competitive among Consulting firms

    Computer Systems Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsCompetes well among other Indian firms in terms of salary and benefits. HR policies are better off.

    Constoo few customers, less paid vacation yearly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet more customers

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

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    Good service company to work!!

    Senior Physical Design Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Pros- flexible
    - Good service company in Smartplay

    Cons- Location preference, more inhouse project required

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat management,Good location

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

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    Good place

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Pros1. Good pay
    2. Options to change clients
    3. Management is reasonable
    4. Company didn't fire anybody during downturn
    5. Those interested in management role can continue since the company is growing

    Cons1. Pure body shopping company
    2. Not suitable for long term growth
    3. HR and recruitment teams suck

    Advice to Senior Management1. Fire the whole hr and recruitment team in India. They are responsible for hiring tons of Idiots.
    2.Try to get more turnkey projects
    3. Don't hire stupid guys just to increase the headcount

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A pure body shope

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsYou can work independently at client location. Not much interference from management.

    ConsIts most of business comes from body shopping.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet some in-house projects.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    VLSI Physical design service company

    Senior Physical Design Engineer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Prosflexible working, dont have to take all the burden as a consultant. can work for client onsite and can change to in house projects. No worries making enemies at work place as can always change clients

    Consno permanent project ownership, salary and benefits less than product companies. poor medical insurance and may have to change clients sometimes in a couple of months

    Advice to Senior Managementhave more of senior positions in Engineering line

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

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