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Maxim Integrated Careers

San Jose, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (MXIM)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Maxim Integrated develops innovative analog and mixed-signal products and technologies to make systems smaller and smarter, with enhanced security and increased energy efficiency. We are empowering design innovation for our automotive, industrial, healthcare, mobile consumer ... Read more

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Maxim Integrated – Why Work With Us?

Maxim.  Where Innovation Thrives.

Join our team and experience Maxim Integrated – a highly successful, $2.5 billion company with offices and manufacturing sites around the world. We develop the high-performance analog and mixed-signal electronic devices that are in the latest cars, smartphones, wearables, hearables, gaming devices, robots, the cloud, and more. But that doesn’t tell the story about who we are.

You see, at our core, we’re innovators. And we’ve created a culture where innovation thrives, a place where bold thinking, teamwork, growth and community involvement are recognized and rewarded. From the day we first opened our doors 35 years ago, we’ve attracted and nurtured some of the best problem solvers, creative thinkers, and team players in the business. Every day, we’re empowering design innovation and overcoming the toughest engineering challenges, enabling our customers to create the solutions that define and shape our world.

Want to make a difference and be challenged every day? Then come to Maxim and be part of a team that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible.  Visit our Careers site to explore current openings and find the right one for you. 

We strive to offer a culture and working environment where our employees can do their best work and feel valued for their contributions.

Core Values

Innovation comes from great—bold—ideas. Great ideas come from great people. Together, we shape these ideas into technology that solves real-world problems. Our corporate values drive the way we operate and interact on a daily basis. And we believe that living by them is necessary to achieving success.  See Maxim's Core Values below.

Maxim Pledge of Respect and Fairness

The Maxim Pledge of Respect and Fairness demonstrates our commitment to continually build and enhance an inclusive work environment. where our collective efforts leverage diverse points of view and enable us to realize superior solutions. The Pledge addresses diversity and inclusion, equal pay, no harassment and no retaliation.

Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

At Maxim, empowering design innovation means empowering diverse perspectives and ideas. We’re committed to providing equality of opportunity for all, protecting the dignity of employees, and promoting respect for others at work.

Rewards and Recognition

Maxim employees are rewarded and recognized in a variety of ways:

  • Our peer-to-peer recognition program, called Maxim Inspire, provides a mechanism for employees to recognize the outstanding achievements of their peers and to thank them for a job well done. Managers can award Maxim Inspire Points which may be redeemed for gift cards and other awards.
  • At every 5-year service anniversary, Maxim’s Service Award program recognizes employees with a personalized award.
  • Recognition bonus awards are distributed to individuals for above and beyond performance.  Whether it's taking on new work outside your current job scope, filing a patent or publishing an article, Maxim makes it a point to highlight its stars.

Giving Back to Communities

Making a difference is ingrained in our culture and values. Company-sponsored campaigns and opportunities to give back are coordinated at Maxim sites globally, and employee requests that meet guidelines are considered. For more information on specifics, see our 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report.


Maxim provides compensation, benefits, and long-term savings packages that are market competitive and valued by employees.

Health Insurance
We offer all full-time employees and their families several healthcare options for vision, medical and dental care. Our insurance varies by location, and employees can choose an option that meets their individual needs.

Employee Wellness
Balancing the pressures of work and home can be challenging. That's why we offer many resources to help us keep a healthy balance in our lives. Beyond medical benefits, Maxim provides several programs to enhance employee wellness including:

  • Generous time-off programs for vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free, onsite biometric health screenings for employees and their spouses in the U.S and some international locations
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Onsite exercise rooms and/or weights at many of our facilities
  • Individual and team sports activities
  • Community awareness programs
  • Volunteer Time Off

Other Perks

Other competitive benefits available you may be eligible for include:

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401(k) Program
  • Post-Retirement Equity Vesting
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation
  • Health Savings Account, including company contribution
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Travel accident insurance
  • Other options depending on location


Paying for performance is at the core of our compensation philosophy. It’s designed to link compensation and opportunities to contribution and performance relative to peers, goals and expectations.  Besides base pay, eligible employees also receive:

  • Merit and promotion pay: an annual increase based on contribution and/or new position
  • Annual bonus: based on contribution in relation to Maxim's success
  • Restricted Stock Units: company stock for eligible employees as part of their initial and ongoing rewards.

Development Planning – Every achievement begins with a plan.

Maxim's Development Planning process helps employees achieve career growth and success by encouraging them to identify career goals and take the steps necessary to achieve them. It encourages employees to own their individual development. Through the process, employees work with their managers to develop an Individual Development Plan based on strengths, opportunities for development, interests, and career goals.

MaximU – Continual learning available anywhere, everyday

Complementary to the Development Planning process is the need for the right tools and training. Maxim University, or MaximU, provides continual training to support individual development. A portal for accessing online training and registering for classroom courses, MaximU provides global access 24 hours a day to licensed content and customized self-paced courses.

Higher Education – Helping employees manage and continue their education

Maxim offers a tuition reimbursement program to encourage our employees to broaden their on-the-job knowledge, skills, and abilities. We believe that educational advancement will enhance Maxim's growth potential through the individual growth of employees.

Developing Professionals of Maxim (DPoM)

The Developing Professionals of Maxim (DPoM) group offers welcoming peers and helping hands to employees seeking to find their place within the company. DPoM‘s mission is to provide a platform for professional growth, personal development, local outreach, and social networking.

Women at Maxim

Around the world, Maxim has Women at Maxim employee resource groups focused on fostering the professional development of Maxim's female employees through peer mentoring, cross-functional collaboration, networking, and social opportunities. Events are attended by both women and men.

Launch your career with Maxim Integrated.

Whether you’re pursuing a degree, fresh out of college, or transitioning to a new career, you have the opportunity to gain hands-on, professional experience with Maxim’s Launch Program. We want your inquisitiveness, your energy, and your fresh thinking. With those skills, you can make an impact and start building a meaningful career from day one. Click below for more information on full-time or internship opportunities.

New Career Opportunities

Did you recently graduate? Are you transitioning into a new field? Launch your new career with us.

If you’re excited to make a difference, then we believe that you can. At Maxim, you won’t be limited by your title. As an entry-level employee, you’ll be challenged to reach higher and given opportunities to advance. Get on the fast track to your dream job with classes offered through Maxim University. Pursue a great idea by joining other engineers in Innovation Quest. Connect with Maxim peers and join an executive mentor circle through the Developing Professionals of Maxim (DPoM) employee group. Or explore different roles in the CFO and HR rotational programs.


Ready to give your education a test run? Then apply for a Maxim internship where you’ll be given opportunities to learn, grow, and have fun.  We have internships around the world and throughout the company where each intern can influence business outcomes.

You can expect:

  • High-level of interaction with executive leadership, including Maxim’s CEO (a fan of ping pong and walks & talks with interns)
  • Meaningful projects that you drive and own
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technology in technical project-based work
  • Mentors and collaboration with experienced professionals 
  • Career and personal development workshops
  • Social and networking events with interns across the globe

Our U.S. summer internship program runs from May through September. Timing will differ in other countries and opportunities will be posted as they become available. Technical and nontechnical internship opportunities are currently open. If you’re interested in joining us, click on the “apply now” button to read more about the job descriptions and qualification requirements.

Maxim Integrated Reviews

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    The company was outstanding and the fellow associates are nice


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    Initial Phone Screen was technical and then was offered an on-site interview. On-site interview was typical with 5-6 interviewers. Reviewed offer after on-site. Overall very organized and would recommend interviewing with company.

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Maxim Integrated Awards & Accolades

  • America's Most Trustworthy Public Companies - Maxim Integrated (#19), TGF Analytics, 2019
  • Just 100: Companies Doing Right By America - Maxim Integrated (#65), Forbes, 2018
  • Sensors Expo & Conference’s Engineering Team Award - nanoPower Engineering Team, Sensors Expo & Conference, 2018
  • 2017 Hunger Hero Award, Second Harvest Food Bank, 2018
  • Great Indian Workplace Award (GIWA), UBS Transformance, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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