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"Still Cutting Edge, Very smart people"

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Current Employee - Verification Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Verification Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Use the latest industry standards, methodologies, processes, tools
Very smart people. its a bit more of a mixed bag after last exodus, but the senior engineers are very smart people

Cons

Don't expect a big bonus or the best in class salary
Don't expect people to ooh and aaah when you tell them where you work
Rory Read is a love him or hate him kind of guy
You have to push to get promoted. Early and Often.

Advice to Management

Still too many layers

Other Employee Reviews for AMD

  1. "Going through change."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineering Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineering Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AMD full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Campus. Some great people.

    Cons

    Questionable leadership. May be loosing focus on the employees as the company changes.

    Advice to Management

    Make the right decision, not the one that makes you look good.


  2. "Facilities Engineering"

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    Former Employee - Senior Facilities Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Facilities Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AMD full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay was good and job was interesting.

    Cons

    My Boss had no appreciation or interest in my engineering and problem solving. My Boss was more interested in what I could do to make them look good. Basically brown nose or leave. I chose to leave.

    Advice to Management

    Worry less about yourself and more about encouraging and appreciating people.

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