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Cypress Semiconductor Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2019

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Cypress Semiconductor CEO Hassane El-Khoury
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72 Ratings
  1. "Very profitable, numbers driven company"

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    Former Employee - Principal Product Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay and bonuses, good documentation, good communication from top level.

    Cons

    Unwilling to invest in cutting edge tools. Don’t understand the value of technicians and operators. Do stupid things because it’s in the spec.

    Cypress Semiconductor2019-07-20
  2. "Fairly good position"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job satisfaction and fun work life

    Cons

    Pay is not worth the work

    Advice to Management

    N/a

    Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-30
  3. "Not great"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No political garbage, to the point, values technical competence

    Cons

    Unreasonably demanding management, pay is not great and makes it hard to get by given the cost of living

    Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-28
  4. "Dishonest Human Resources and Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are no pro's for this company.

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities, compensation is on the low end, no work life balance. Incompetent mgmt that takes no responsibility for their errors and resorts to daily harassment and bullying. Do not bother with HR, they will look the other way. I observed my manager allowing others to download confidential customer data and doing who knows what with it which is not only against company policy, but would definitely...

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    Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-26
  5. "Company Review."

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      Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA

      I have been working at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Very diversified global company. Able to work in team across the world.

      Cons

      Very lean on engineers due to which some time projects get delayed.

      Advice to Management

      Invest on your engineers to grow.

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-17
    • "Good place to learn but work life balance is compromised"

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      Former Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in Lynnwood, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good company to start your career. Hands on work. Chance to innovate , lead and grow.

      Cons

      Work life balance is poor. Salary compensation and benefits lags comapred to other companies

      Advice to Management

      Look into employees compensation and benefits upgrade.

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-15
    • "Challenging work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time

      Pros

      Excellent work culture, challenging technical work, supportive management

      Cons

      Sometimes work life balance could be affected

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the good work

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-12
    • "Company culture"

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

      I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Best place to learn as a beginner

      Cons

      Work-life balance may affect, too much process oriented

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-11
    • "Weak, ineffectual, dishonest mgt"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      There are no pros: shamefully incompetent mgt

      Cons

      Incompetent mgt only looks at numbers: no interest in understanding the business, products, customers, etc. No hope for advancement, they don’t even have structure in place for it.

      Advice to Management

      Quit: it is the best thing you can do.

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-09
    • "Good company, mediocre salary"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Cypress Semiconductor full-time

      Pros

      Company culture is nice with lots of opportunities. Working hours depends on the team but nothing unusual.

      Cons

      Salary is somewhat little less than bigger semiconductor companies

      Cypress Semiconductor2019-06-09
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