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Marvell Technology Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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  • Upper management seems to go down the wrong path (in 33 reviews)

  • Sometimes you can get so caught up in work that you don't find enough time for work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Marvell Technology"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good and transparency from upper management. Company subsidize for all the food.

    Cons

    Health benefits is going down every year, but the price keep going up.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with a transparency and clear direction.


  2. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Good food, pretty campus, good location. Great place to learn new technologies. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of.

  3. "Hardware Engineer - Connectivity BU"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marvell Technology full-time

    Pros

    1. Passionate, knowledgeable and Self motivated Engineers
    2. Good Environment for new graduates and Engineers with less than 5 years of experience. It is a platform to learn and grow your technical skills
    3. Start up Environment. Lot of opportunities to get your hands dirty but one should have self motivation and take own initiatives
    4. Cafeteria, Flexible Hours and Gym

    Cons

    1. Compensation is below average when compared to other semiconductor companies in silicon valley
    2. Absence of strong management and leadership team
    3. Sharing information across teams is not transparent

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your Engineers Feedback from time to time


  4. "Not a company to stay in for long time"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clarita, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good food at Cafeteria, and being subsidized, it only cost $4 for lunch

    Cons

    The previous CEO messed it up, and the current management (backed with Starboard) doesn't seem having a clear way out. They're trimming so many of the "non-core" businesses, and it is still going on..


  5. "Great Company"

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

    Pros

    Great Company, Great People, Enjoy the work here

    Cons

    None, None, None, None, None


  6. "High potential and highly recommended"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Manager in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Manager in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No micro-management, supports employee growth

    Cons

    Life balance - lots to do...


  7. "Executive Management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President of Marketig in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President of Marketig in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Marvell is a great place to work because of our "can do" culture. If you want a place to work where you can really make a difference, Marvell is the place.

    Cons

    Sometimes you can get so caught up in work that you don't find enough time for work/life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what we are doing. We are on an excellent path

  8. "Now a great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - A sense of order, direction and purpose with the new management
    - Great food
    - Large gym and spacious campus
    - Very friendly coworkers
    - Many nice on site benefits
    - flexible hours

    Cons

    - Compensation can be better

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the good work
    - Need to hire more engineers to keep up with the growing business


  9. "nice company"

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

    I have been working at Marvell Technology part-time

    Pros

    nice working env and people

    Cons

    salary is a little low


  10. "Good company, but really long hours"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marvell Technology full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good technology company
    - Great people, very approachable

    Cons

    - Not a great brand name
    - Extremely long hours
    - Management not very aware of employees complaints

    Advice to Management

    - Pay more attention to customer issues and get the plan in to deliver good products
    - Focus on expanding the support system.


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