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InvenSense Reviews

Updated October 11, 2018
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  1. "Best place for MEMS sensors"

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    Current Employee - MEMS Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - MEMS Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging work environment with plenty of learnjng

    Cons

    Work load can be overwhelming


  2. "mediocre"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at InvenSense full-time

    Pros

    free bagels on friday and free dinners on weekdays

    Cons

    lacking execution at every level.

  3. "Mediocre"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at InvenSense full-time

    Pros

    None that I can think ok

    Cons

    Lack execution everywhere, meetings gove over hours


  4. "no growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    not noticed what the pros are

    Cons

    no technical advantage, political enviorement


  5. "Software Manager"

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    Current Employee - Software Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable, steady growth, exciting new hardware products coming down the pipeline.

    Cons

    Slower pace. Large company so not as flexible at times.

    Advice to Management

    Execute and follow up better


  6. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time

    Pros

    Great learning environment and amazing engineers

    Cons

    Consumer focus, fast-paced with low return value

    Advice to Management

    Diversify


  7. "staff sw engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time

    Pros

    I find it interesting to work because we are working on next generation technologies.

    Cons

    Share more and more information about future roadmap

  8. "Administrative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    People, job opportunities, career growth

    Cons

    Work hours, job opportunities, unknown


  9. "hasn't achieved maturity"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at InvenSense (More than a year)

    Pros

    free dinners after 19:30; bagels on Friday mornings.

    Cons

    Company is still being run as a startup, not as a going concern with 9-digit annual sales, so everything is done 'in arrears' as a result of customer demand; little forward planning


  10. "Company review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    New projects, competitive technology, very good work environment

    Cons

    Some teams work hard but do not work smart


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