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Updated September 24, 2018
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  1. "Hardware validation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    1. flexible work environment
    2. good payment
    3. nice boss

    Cons

    1. less effort, not easy improve

    Advice to Management

    give more opportunities


  2. "Good Experience"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AMD (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team and great career opportunities

    Cons

    Laid back nature of the ambience

  3. "Good to see AMD focusing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    A lot of dedicated people with a lot of opportunities
    Giving Dr Su leadership position

    Cons

    At the time I was there, there was a lot of confusion about what to focus on and my division was eliminated.


  4. "Plenty chances of training from technical experts"

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    Former Employee - Associate Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Associate Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lots of technical experts and very good compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Some wastes of manpower due to lack of infrastructure.

    Advice to Management

    Need engineering systems development. Too many manual jobs.


  5. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Good environment.Helpful teammates. Good career growth.

    Cons

    Low pay. Long hours. No gym

    Advice to Management

    value your lower end employees


  6. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - ASIC Layout Design Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - ASIC Layout Design Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life Balance. Loads of opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Pay is below average with respect to the market.


  7. "Crazy, stressful... but great people and plenty of opportunity to make a name for yourself"

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    Current Employee - Technical Marketing Professional in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Marketing Professional in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great pay, leading edge tech, great if you don't might fighting as the underdog. Lot's of liberal-minded policies - LGBQ-friendly, weirdo-friendly

    Cons

    often chaotic, a bit silo'd, engineering-driver (which means products aren't always vetted enough to make sure they hit a market opp

    Advice to Management

    don't let your leaders drink their own cool-aide. Press for the good, the bad and the ugly - and make sure it's clearly communicated across the BU or org along with a plan and support to implement meaningful org comm/process improvement.

  8. "Design Engineer 2"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Company is great and I'm loving it.

    Cons

    No Cons observed for this employer


  9. "PMTS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time

    Pros

    - finally have their act together

    Cons

    - now enamoured of a rising stock price and chasing better margins...so expenses are still "to the bone"


  10. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AMD full-time

    Pros

    good, coworkers are very nice

    Cons

    company reorg very often, not very stable


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