AMD Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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  1. "The culture is energizing"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Director of Strategic Partnerships in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Ability to have meaningful impact is quite high.

    Cons

    The challenges of politics often swamp the benefits.

    AMD2020-05-08
  2. "great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    smart people and great environment and interesting projects

    Cons

    pay is less than average for software engineer

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    AMD2020-05-28
  3. "Easy to Learn More"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Silicon Design Engineer in Boxborough, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Work with some of the smarted people in Comp HW and SW. -Easy to learn from others and move teams within the company. -Employees and managers care.

    Cons

    -Work-life balance is difficult depending on the team. -Expected to work late into the night. -Pay may not be comparable to the location.

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    AMD2020-05-13
  4. "Slow business lead to yearly lay off"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mfg Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at AMD full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice campus. Cool city. Not the best culture but not bad.

    Cons

    Lacking cross functional communication and leadership. Culture depends on your manager and business unit/function.

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    AMD2020-05-27
  5. "Proceed with Caution!!"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, good collaboration, interesting products

    Cons

    Hostile executive staff, especially CEO. No work life balance, expect to work 24/7. Don't believe the job descriptions, you will do whatever they tell you.

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    AMD2020-05-11
  6. "Engineering review"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Get to work on cutting edge technology

    Cons

    not enough resources and too much work

    AMD2020-05-04
  7. "AMD treats you like family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No two days are the same. Team was so welcoming. Manager was very supportive.

    Cons

    Deadlines can make for some very stressful times, especially when you are a one-man show. All the pressure is on you.

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    AMD2020-04-18
  8. Helpful (4)

    "Very Poor Mgmt"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy Job, Friendly People (save the ones that came from Dell),

    Cons

    Terrible benefits (self financed health plan), Zero direction from mgmt, Lots of turf wars

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    AMD2020-04-08
  9. "Great company to work for."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Lots to learn and very smart people.

    Cons

    Doesn't pay as well as competition. Lack of resources.

    AMD2020-02-04
  10. "It’s nice but career is limited."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at AMD

    Pros

    Comfortable work, as long as you finish your work.

    Cons

    Previous ATI, Canada guys are old schools styles

    AMD2020-01-28
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