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Updated September 14, 2017
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  1. "good"

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    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    wide expertise in validation engineering

    Cons

    layoffs, management changes often, competition with intel

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  2. "Smart and dedicated people"

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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

    - Incredibly smart people
    - Incredibly passionate people
    - Technical staff are held in high regard
    - If you have a legitimate question, you can find the owner of a component (usually a Fellow or higher) and ask them about it -- no need to go through red tape
    - The CEO (Lisa) is very down to earth and straight talking, unlike other companies I've worked at. Her chief officers are also very capable and competent.
    - Making a comeback with their new products

    Cons

    - Competent people often get pulled into work that's not their job
    - Decision making is not decisive or timely
    - Needs to hire more

    Advice to Management

    Organize better and hire more

  3. "goal oriented"

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    Former Contractor - Copywriter in Austin, TX
    Former Contractor - Copywriter in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AMD as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    work was goal oriented. didn't matter when or how you worked as long as you got it done.

    great campus

    Cons

    very poor IT support for contract workers


  4. "co-op intern"

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

    I worked at AMD as an intern

    Pros

    Good work culture and work-life balance

    Cons

    Need to reduce attrition in the company


  5. "Financial Controller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good challenging environment, good growth potential

    Cons

    Always a fire drill, need better focus


  6. "Indeed a wonderful work environment"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at AMD as an intern

    Pros

    A highly friendly and productive team with respectable supervisors.

    Cons

    Much pressure on deadlines, more so than other companies I've interned at.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AMD (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Work life balance
    company culture
    Management team

    Cons

    Fluctuating performance of the company
    Some nationalities are stronger in some regions.
    Continuous reorganization.

  8. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AMD (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very Energetic environment. Everyone wants to succeed. Great learning and development company. Lots of opportunity for contribution.

    Cons

    Resource constrained at times causing significant work load imbalances.


  9. "Great Potential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time

    Pros

    Company has great potential, great technology and a collaborative perspective to problem solving. You will be exposed to the cutting edge in technology. Easy to stay positive.

    Cons

    The rest of the world does not have an accurate and bjective perspective on the company. There is a lot of misleading and downright false information out there. Do your own research.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on execution.


  10. "Co-op engineer"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at AMD as an intern

    Pros

    Really good experience with respect to real world problem, loads to learn

    Cons

    Work is repetitive at times


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