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Atmel Reviews

Updated April 24, 2017
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  1. "Atmel"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Atmel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    An exciting, dynamic and challenging environment.

    Cons

    Was acquired by Microchip Corporation.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Production specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Atmel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits were pretty good.

    Cons

    Pay and all the management they brought in from International Rectifier except for Greg

    Advice to Management

    Pay your people better.


  3. "Great Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Atmel full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing Culture, Great Team to work with and knowledgeable superiors.
    Challenging situations provides opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Recently Acquired and hence there are concerns over job security.

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "Product Engineer Technician"

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    Former Employee - Product Engineering Technician in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Product Engineering Technician in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Atmel (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work and great advancement.

    Cons

    I cant say i had a bad experience there.


  6. "sr. Layout Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Layout Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Layout Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Atmel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    working with friendly people with high professionalism, management encouraging employees to develop job skills, reward bonuses.

    Cons

    very little team bonding activities to let employees to know each other better within and cross departments, there's no resting area or cafeteria onsite.

    Advice to Management

    set up a cafeteria and more resting area for employees to stay when they're taking breaks, organize more activities for team bonding.


  7. "Great people, WTF management"

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    Former Employee - Finance Director in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Finance Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People were driven sharp and committed, had great mfg costs, great products, sales team could close the deals, great channels

    Cons

    Management was desperate to get revenue, to prop up the value of the company to get their exit at the expense of everyone else.


  8. "Good team, good people, friendly environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team, good people, friendly environment
    pretty decent work life balance

    Cons

    all good until it got acquired and then people started leaving

    Advice to Management

    keep the Atmel spirit/culture and you will be able to get more out of it


  9. "Innovative and fast paced - Digital Marketing team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free to explore strategies so long as it is measurable and aligns with company goals
    no-reporting-hierarchy for work - driven by integrated campaigns
    fun team and good corporate programs for employees

    Cons

    Could do better with Transparency on operations

    Advice to Management

    follow through


  10. "Systems Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Atmel (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are awesome to work with. Manager and Director were very flexible. Compensation is decent.

    Cons

    Got acquired and managements don't care much.


  11. "Senior Buyer/Planner"

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    Former Employee - Senior Buyer/Planner in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer/Planner in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Atmel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I worked in a well controlled team environment and was well respected for my work ethics

    Cons

    Atmel was purchased by Microchip and my job was centralized to corp



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