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Updated March 28, 2017
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LSI President and CEO of Avago Technologies Hock E. Tan
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  • Work/Life balance can be challenging (in 17 reviews)

  • lack of top line growth resulted in the company being acquired by Avago, which has been good for shareholders but not as good for employees (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "LSI was great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great team, supportive and friendly.

    Cons

    LSI was acquired in 2014.


  2. "lsi"

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment with good people around

    Cons

    after acquisition, too many changes.


  3. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great working culture at the company.
    Great team.

    Cons

    Location was way remote.
    Commutation had problems.


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  5. "Principal Software Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Company is good now under Avago leadership.

    Cons

    No career growth and company is still working on ageing technologies.


  6. "Vp was worthless."

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    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LSI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Employees were nice but under paid. They were mainly Vietnamese and the company took advantage of them. The vp was sleeping with the csr.

    Cons

    It didnt pay very much. I could of got a job else where the pay was a lot more. In the end, i did just that. The location closed.

    Advice to Management

    Vp needs changed out


  7. "Graphic Artist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LSI full-time

    Pros

    Learned most of my skill from this company.

    Cons

    The management is very poor.


  8. "ASIC DvD's Verification Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work, nice people and good work culture. Work life balance is well managed

    Cons

    management kept changing as it moved from lsi to avago and then company was split and acquired by other players in market


  9. "Not a bad company to start"

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    Former Employee - Physical Design Engineer in Mendota Heights, MN
    Former Employee - Physical Design Engineer in Mendota Heights, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits laid back as in, not exceeding difficult environment.

    Cons

    Hierarchical, need to be "in the circle".


  10. "Sr. Oracle DBA"

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

    I worked at LSI full-time

    Pros

    LSI is a very supported group

    Cons

    I really don't have anything negative to say.


  11. "They were alright to work for..."

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    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Kent, WA
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Kent, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    You got to do/learn lots of different tasks.

    Cons

    Not much room to advance.


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