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Altera Overview

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San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1983
Company - Public (ALTR)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Xilinx, Lattice Semiconductor
Altera Corporation is at the forefront of technology innovation, providing customers programmable solutions for leading-edge electronic systems that are shaping our modern world. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, Altera has been supplying the industry with access to ... Read more

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    Pros

    Great Place to Work. Great Colleagues and Smart Engineers

    Cons

    Low Compensation, Large Company, Moves after deliberation

    Advice to Management

    Become Agile

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Altera Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Altera (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I got phone interview with HR manager and a few days later I had technical interview with FAEs and FAE manager in office. After around two weeks later, I received job offer letter.

    Interview Questions

    • If you have any conflict with your customer for some technical issues, how will you resolve that situation?   Answer Question
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Altera Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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