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Microsemi Overview

Aliso Viejo, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1959
Company - Public (MSCC)
Information Technology
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Texas Instruments, Broadcom, Xilinx
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal ... Read more

Mission: Strengthen and leverage the industry's most comprehensive product technology portfolio, differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, to expand our leadership position in high-value, high-barrier-to-entry markets. Develop innovative ... Read more

Microsemi Reviews

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    Current Employee - Site Support Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Site Support Engineer in San Jose, CA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Microsemi full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Stable work, Lots of places are contractor mills. Microsemi rewards contractors for hard work with actual temp to perm conversions. Unheard of in this day and age of 3 year contractor limits.

    Cons

    - Raises are merit based and unless you are ready to work hard and impress the heck out of every one, you are just going to get a cost of living increase.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work! Love the new Health care packages. Health workers are happy workers

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Microsemi Photos

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Microsemi Interviews

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    Production Operator I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bend, OR
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Microsemi (Bend, OR).

    Interview

    The process was three interviews. The first was with a shift supervisor who also gave a brief tour of the facility and Fab. The second was with the Day shift supervisor. The third was with a higher manager. I think they oversaw the production line. Prepare for a long wait on hearing back from the company.

    Interview Questions

    • The majority of the questions were straight forward. Some pertained to the specific site location, but most were generic.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Engineered for world-class voice front-applications: meet Microsemi’s new dev kit for Amazon Alexa-enabled products. #AskAlexa #SmartHome #IoT #industrial http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQE8P

  • Meet the industry’s lowest power cost-optimized mid-range density FPGA from Microsemi. New PolarFire FPGAs deliver 100k - 500k logic elements, 12.7G transceivers at up to 50% lower power than competing mid-range FPGAs. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQETo

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Microsemi Awards & Accolades

  • Editor's Choice Award, China Electronic Market Magazine, 2017
  • M2M Network Equipment Technology Company of the Year, IoT Breakthrough Awards, 2016
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