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LSI Reviews

Updated February 13, 2017
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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. "Senior Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSI full-time

    Pros

    Good work.
    Good people.
    Good bonus program.
    Good RSU program.

    Cons

    Mediocre base pay.
    Reactionary and questionably stable.


  2. "LSI/Avago"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Staff in Bethlehem, PA
    Former Employee - IT Staff in Bethlehem, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LSI (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Loved the people I worked with.

    Cons

    With the purchase by Avago - there is a lot of employee turn around.


  3. "student test engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at LSI as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Time is flexible. Big cafeteria.

    Cons

    no free coffee, salary is under the market


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  5. "Job is good, great insurance, decent pay and good people. Average job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Print Operator
    Current Employee - Print Operator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good overtime, calm management. Work is fun and fast paced, keeps you moving around

    Cons

    People suck, and it can be a little frustrating at Times that the blame is passed down.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great people, not many opportunities"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great team. Best in class designs

    Cons

    Not many career opportunities for promotion etc


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Desktop/Network Support"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Desktop/Network Support in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Desktop/Network Support in Allentown, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    LSI was a great place to work, with ample compensation and the opportunity to work with talented employees

    Cons

    Corporate downsizing and lower compensation


  8. "Former employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at LSI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, supportive environment

    Cons

    Satelite office, no advancement


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Preamp Design Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Circuit Design Engineer in Mendota Heights, MN
    Former Employee - Circuit Design Engineer in Mendota Heights, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at LSI full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work environment with learning opportunities.
    Supportive staff that works together and provides cross training.

    Cons

    Time to market is critical so unpaid overtime is a way of life.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Different company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    LSI was good company to work for as they seemed to believe in the "whole" person as to work/life and community involvement.

    Cons

    Since Avago purchased LSI, the work/life balance has shifted and the community involvement has come to a screeching halt.


  11. "Staff Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    LSI treats people well. You can have good balance between life and work.

    Cons

    LSI's business is going down. No good opportunities.



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