Volterra Semiconductor
3.4 of 5 9 reviews
www.volterra.com Fremont, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 24, 2014

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Volterra Semiconductor President, CEO, and Director Jeff Staszak

Jeff Staszak

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80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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High Tech Company with good mutual support among people

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor

ProsStress technical performance with almost no political. Most management are hand-on persons; Super product flow to guarantee chip quality

ConsProduct lines are not broad enough; Number of customers are limited; Often product sales depend on just a few, and if missing one customer's one generation of machine, it could result in consequence.

Advice to Senior ManagementApply the technology to broad product lines.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No tools & no document control.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Volterra Semiconductor

ProsGood technology and know how. Good technical level.

ConsNo document control.

We cannot have a problem with our drivers, it is something else.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company and nice culture

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBecause this company is small, you're able to make good contributions and the executive staff noticed that. Their benefits is pretty good and they have sabbatical after 10 years of working. Also, their hours are flexible. As long you finish your work and you could actually work from home.

ConsBecause of the small size, a lot of employees have to wear several hats. Also this company is being bought by a fortune 1000 large company. A lot of employees could be lay off.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake care of the employees!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Experience

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

ProsModerate Perks, Flexible Work Hours

Cons401K plan not up to competition

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fremont, CA

I worked at Volterra Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood place to work with. People are knowledgeable. Free soda, coffee and tea. Good Peet's coffee. Good lab support for engineers. Lab are run by experience lab manager.

ConsLow range salary compare to industry. Inner circle biased upper management. Niche market. Low chance to have career growth. High risk on single product technology.

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Working at Volterra

Anonymous (Former Employee)
Fremont, CA

I worked at Volterra Semiconductor

ProsEngineers are well educated, younger and focused on their niche area of work. Company have competitive technology in semiconductor process which allow for integration of power semi with logic level design. Being small not too many layers of management.

ConsRelartively small company, sometimes limited chance for career growth, limited range of product types.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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Great Experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Volterra Semiconductor as a contractor for less than a year

ProsGood people and nice facility.

ConsOlder employees and people tend to stay to themselves.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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pleasant to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor

Prosfree soda, good coffee, table tennis

Consno Cafeterra, no nice gym

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a good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Volterra Semiconductor

Prosin a nicth market, good technology

Conshigher cost structure, low margin

Advice to Senior Managementbe more easy going

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