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Updated Jan 4, 2023

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4.4
93%
Recommend to a Friend
98%
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Ambarella Chairman, President, and CEO Feng-Ming (Fermi) Wang (no image)
Feng-Ming (Fermi) Wang
31 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Nice people Leading technology Comfortable working environment(in 9 reviews)
  • "Kind colleagues and good cultures(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

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    Jan 4, 2023 - Sr. Director Marketing in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working with very high-tech stuff.

    Cons

    Upper leadership doesn't share plans. A bit nerdy environment.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Still have potential

    Nov 4, 2022 - IT Senior Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Still not too big, so you can see or do many different things in this company

    Cons

    Too many manager, communication between depts. have challenge

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great experience

    Sep 20, 2022 - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    not stressful, I’m Chinese and most co-workers are Chinese so it’s easy for me to communicate with other people. The atmosphere is friendly

    Cons

    Not too much work to do, my group doesn’t hire a lot, so they may not have a return offer

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Overall good place to work

    Oct 27, 2022 - Senior Ssoftware Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice people Leading technology Comfortable working environment

    Cons

    Bonus is very low compared to other tech company Not much benefit Compensations is not competitive

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Smart people

    Aug 5, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Smart and professional, good team and worth to stay

    Cons

    Organic and frozen, geographic narrow

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great company

    May 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company, good team, friendly and encouraging environment. Team is receptive to new ideas and processes. Lot of interesting work

    Cons

    There is a lot of work and this is no place for lazy folks

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    good work/life balance

    Jun 28, 2022 - Senior Staff ASIC Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    have good work life balance

    Cons

    require dealing with many other things apart from design

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Innovation galore

    Dec 16, 2021 - Senior Director in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Tech-driven company with lots of responsibilities given

    Cons

    Can be a little too tactical and demanding at times

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great workplace!

    Nov 29, 2021 - Marketing Communications Generalist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company, great people, and good snacks.

    Cons

    Office does not have big tech perks.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Cool people - nice technology

    Feb 9, 2022 - Senior Algorithm Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Not heavy workload - Good compensation - Cutting edge chip-making technology

    Cons

    nothing specific; I loved every single minute of working here

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Ambarella Reviews FAQs

Ambarella has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 73 reviews left anonymously by employees. 93% of employees would recommend working at Ambarella to a friend and 63% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Ambarella employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Ambarella. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

93% of Ambarella employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Ambarella 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Ambarella to be benefits, culture, coworkers and the cons to be career development, senior leadership, management.

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