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Inphi Overview

Santa Clara, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public (IPHI)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Inphi Corporation is a leading provider of high-speed analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets. Inphi’s end-to-end data transport platform delivers high signal integrity at leading-edge data speeds ... Read more

Mission: We live by the 'Think EPIC' culture:

E: Execution
P: People
I: Innovation
C: Customers

We push the envelope to deliver high quality products on ... Read more

Inphi – Why Work For Us?

Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI)

The industry moves fast, at every turn.
So we move faster, every day.

At Inphi, we move big data fast. In this environment, what’s considered a high connectivity speed today may simply not be fast enough tomorrow. So as the company grows, we’re always looking for talented people to help us keep pace.

We’re in a state of constant innovation, because when we stay far ahead, our customers take great steps forward.

Inphi develops Optical interconnect, Networking interconnect, and Memory/Storage interconnect products. We’re inventive, so our customers maintain an advantage.

To connect data, we have to connect daily.

At Inphi, we indeed rely on the diversity of talent and knowledge that exists here - our varying experiences and insights are what elevate us. Yet, to truly craft innovative technology solutions, we focus on inspiring each other through ceaseless collaboration, and sincere communication.


We put immense energy into developing our technology, yet we empower the enjoyment of life just as much.

It’s all about a healthy balance. There’s no question we’re one of the hardest working groups of people in the industry – we love taking on every challenge. However, the positive energy at Inphi exists due to our overall mindset: work shouldn’t come at the complete expense of fun or comfort.

We’re rooted by a culture of camaraderie.

Simply put, you should love coming to work. Our atmosphere is one where ideas can be exchanged openly, where colleagues can take time to just enjoy each other’s company, and where there’s a strong sense of family.

We hear each other loud and clear.

At Inphi, we’ve found that that an environment of collaboration elevates individual productivity. You never know who’ll offer up the next flash of genius, so open communication rules.


We take providing strong benefits very seriously.

Inphi offers all employees a comprehensive, competitive benefits program. We understand that great benefits are a priority to our workforce, so there are a range of plan options to accommodate the diverse needs of individuals and their families.

Employee Benefits - Worldwide

Health insurance - Inphi provides health benefits and wellness programs for our employees and their families.

Ownership and Growth - Great opportunity to grow your skill set and become stronger through leadership and project ownership.

Paid vacations and time off - Generous paid vacation and sick time, calculated based on how long you’ve been working with us.

Stock purchase plan - Where available, this plan enables employees to purchase stocks at a below market price.

Employee referral program - We reward you for bringing great people to the team. Refer a friend, and get paid!

 U.S. Benefits

401 (k) - We offer a voluntary retirement savings plan through Fidelity on a pre-taxed basis.

Flexible spending accounts - Our reimbursement account plan can help reduce your taxes and increase your take home pay.

Income protection - We will help you manage your expenses should you become unable to work for a certain amount of time.


Office Spotlight - The UK Design Centre, Northampton, UK

Northamptonshire has a strong legacy of mixed signal design, which is why Inphi has set up a unique collaborative lab where highly educated authorities in the field choose to gather. Established in 2010, this team of highly skilled Analogue and Mixed-Signal Design Engineers enable Inphi to accelerate research and development of high-speed interface devices. These are targeted at 100 Gbps networks and synchronized technology initiatives with strategic partners and customers worldwide.

We're looking for talented technical professionals to work on the world's fastest communication products on advanced CMOS processes to support the increasing demands for next generation networking and cloud computing.

If you want to work with the world's best engineers, on cutting edge technology at wicked fast speeds, with a huge opportunity for growth, and excellent remuneration including stock options, then Inphi's UK Design Centre is the place for you.

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    Current Employee - Senior Staffing Manager in Irvine, CA
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    I have been working at Inphi full-time (More than 5 years)


    Work on innovative and progressive projects. Learn a ton. Great Benefits and reward for exception execution.


    Free lunches on Wed's... Free snacks

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    Leadership development

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Inphi Interviews



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    Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Inphi (Santa Clara, CA) in October 2016.


    I think that position should be a RF sale engineering position.
    I applied it in the middle of Oct 2016 and I got the phone interview at the end of that month.

    Interview Questions

    • 1.What is 0dBm?
      2.What is 3dB point?
      3.In the vacuum, given the wave length of a signal, you are required to compute the frequency of the wave.
      4. Given the DC voltage value and the value of a resistor, if we apply the DC voltage onto the resistor, what is the power consumption?   1 Answer
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Inphi Awards & Accolades

  • ECN IMPACT Award for Inphi IM3214SZ, ECN, 2014
  • Silicon Valley 150, SV 150, 2015

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