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Updated December 11, 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. "Great Culture"

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

    Pros

    Very inclusive culture, no one felt "out of reach"

    Cons

    management was not as transparent

  3. "AMD Markham"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at AMD full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work with some exceptionally talented engineers, developers and architects.
    Very competitive compensation and benefits for the area.

    Cons

    Not much confidence in leadership.
    Constant re-orgs.


  4. "Product Development Engineer"

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

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, being my first job I was able to learn a lot

    Cons

    Benefits were not at par with other companies


  5. "Good Experience"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
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    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


  6. "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.


  7. "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.

  8. "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


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    "Toxic and Detrimental to Well-being"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting technical work and cool products

    Cons

    - Toxic management and horrible managers who are not technical, and would rather micromanage
    - Condescending and patronizing behaviour in most pre-Silicon teams
    - Horrible trend of seniors looking down at juniors, and not giving breathing room, or providing proper teachings in early stage of career
    - No team spirit and sense of community
    - Sub-par salaries


  10. "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
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    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.