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Broadcom Bengaluru Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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Broadcom President & CEO Hock E. Tan
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  • Work-Life balance is not the best (in 112 reviews)

  • No work life balance for engineers (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Career Growth"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging work
    Availability of experts easily within the organisation

    Cons

    Work life balance is low
    Policies changed a lot after avago acquisition

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the old policies. It will be beneficial for employees and employer both


  2. "Not good after merger"

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay.
    Decent work life balance.

    Cons

    No innovation after merger.
    Working long hours is encouraged and rewarded well by incompetent managers.
    Huge disparity in pay (RSUs, bonus, hikes) across business groups. This leads to low motivation and morale.
    Most of the managers are biased and dummies. Everything is controlled by directors.

  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - R&D Engineer Firmware II in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer Firmware II in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    best work environment i have worked

    Cons

    major salary is stock based


  4. "There is a lot to learn here"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IC-3 in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - IC-3 in Bengaluru (India)
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You do good work, you get good work, you get good money. Learning has been great here.

    Cons

    Acquisition changed things, there are uncertainties all the time. The overall morale is going down.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent pay and but bad job security"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work, highly competitive package
    Exorbitantly high RSUs , seriously , no company is even close.

    Cons

    Layoff is a norm, happens every quarter


  6. "Best workplace"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Software Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Contractor - Software Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Broadcom as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    > If you are a person who loves to take up challenge, Broadcom is the company you should be in
    > Well appreciated for your effort
    > Good compensations
    > You grow with the company
    > A place to settle up

    Cons

    > Cafeteria food quality is poor
    > GYM/Recreational facility is minimal

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a good job trusting your employees.


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Get opportunity to work on leading edge technology

    Cons

    Lot of work pressure and tight schedules

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing good

  8. "Its very good company to start your career"

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    Former Contractor - WLAN Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Contractor - WLAN Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    All are helping, very good management

    Cons

    No much cons to write.


  9. "decent company with both good work and good money"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - decent work and recognition
    - attractive comp

    Cons

    - tight margins
    - only business oriented R&D,


  10. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quality of work
    Variable Pay
    Challenging work

    Cons

    Work Culture
    Employee Benefits
    Work Life balance


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