Linear Technology Reviews

Updated Jan 29, 2020

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3.8
73%
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79%
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Linear Technology CEO and Director Lothar Maier
Lothar Maier
62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Profit sharing , 6 week sabbatical after 5 years(in 38 reviews)

  • "Good hours and work life balance compared to other companies in the area(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lean perks with reasoning being more for profit sharing(in 10 reviews)

  • "old school culture, change is slow(in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Well-run company with excellent people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Engineering Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flat organization allowing for broad responsibilities Valued technical skills Collaborative atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to adapt to technology changes

  2. "pros and cons"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    Good first job. Good coworkers.

    Cons

    lack of progression in career

  3. "Autonomy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good company, with not many layers, felt empowered, sabbatical program

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility, Not taking Risk

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  4. "Good employees - not managers"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Camas, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good teams working together regularly

    Cons

    management is out of touch, corporate is only out for themselves (shareholders)

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  5. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Applications Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by gurus. Flat hierarchy.

    Cons

    Too conservative. Outdated compare to industry standard. Difficult to move up.

  6. "Not recommended as long as they keep old Linear culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing really. Lazy employees can get away so easily here.

    Cons

    Old fashioned and stubborn to not listen to new idea, which is why they are bought up by ADI.

  7. "Production supervisor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good company been there for 34years

    Cons

    Copany is good to work for

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  8. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, profit sharing, stock, benefits.

    Cons

    LTC culture disappeating after ADI acquisition.

  9. "mask layout designer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    Great company , great coworkers, interesting projects, competitive compensation, great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours required to complete projects

  10. "Exccellent Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Well Run Managers are generally promoted from within. Ie. Design engineering manager was a designer. Company was lead by engineering rather than marketing. Good compensation Very steady.

    Cons

    Perhaps too steadfast in their ways. Ie. difficult to make changes. Extreme focus on profits. Ie. slow to purchase equipment.

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