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Updated Dec 16, 2021

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Found 37 of over 56 reviews

4.2
74%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
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Ambarella Chairman, President, and CEO Feng-Ming (Fermi) Wang (no image)
Feng-Ming (Fermi) Wang
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible working(in 4 reviews)

  • "Nice working environment and clever people(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "work environment(in 3 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 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
    2. 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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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      good leadership

      Oct 29, 2021 - Staff Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice people and a good working environment

      Cons

      The benefits are so so

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great working vibe

      Jan 30, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      People in this company are helpful and friendly. Like a family.

      Cons

      Don't really know about it.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Review

      Jan 15, 2021 - ASIC Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice working environment and clever people.

      Cons

      I cannot think of anything right now.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Working environment is friendly

      Aug 20, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Every worker is passion at work

      Cons

      The benefit isn't as good as big tech company

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work if from Asia

      Oct 1, 2020 - Administrative in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible working style Some good coworkers

      Cons

      Mandarin is spoken frequently to exclude non Mandarin speakers Lack of collaboration Discrimination is subtle, but prevalent.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best of Silicon Valley. This is a great mix of young energy and older experience.

      Feb 4, 2012 -  in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You work with the best talent in Silicon Valley. Catered food every night and cool hands on end product like Gopro.

      Cons

      Hard work. Start up environment. Stock based compensation in a down market.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent work environment

      Dec 12, 2018 - Senior Software Engineer in Saratoga, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      * Easy to approach upper management * Person integrity and work ethics are greatly emphasized and executed * Engineers are very clever and professional * Teamwork is highly encouraged

      Cons

      Free dinner are not too tasty

      3 people found this review helpful
    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Intern

      May 26, 2015 - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      1. Very helpful and knowledgable colleagues 2. You get a chance to work on something which is going to make an impact. 3. Interns are treated very well 4. Free dinners!!

      Cons

      Cannot really think of any cons

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      1 person found this review helpful
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    Ambarella Reviews FAQs

    Ambarella has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 56 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at Ambarella to a friend and 55% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 6% 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 improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

    74% of Ambarella employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Ambarella 4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4 for culture and values and 3.7 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, management, senior leadership.

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