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Updated July 26, 2017
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  1. "great place to work"

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

    I have been working at NVIDIA full-time

    Pros

    The company is the face of AI, the next computing frontier. Great ESPP plan.

    Cons

    401K can be better. Year end cash/stock bonus would be nice.


  2. "Director"

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

    I have been working at NVIDIA full-time

    Pros

    Great environment. Good compensation. Excellent ESPP. RSU grant. Rising stock price has made it lucrative for most employees who've locked in low price ESPP.

    Cons

    Cost of living is expensive in the area if you're looking for a family house/neighborhood with good schools.

  3. "Amazing work culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NVIDIA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    working with group of really smart and passionate people
    good work life balance

    Cons

    lack of software infrastructure and tools

    Advice to Management

    Improve software infrastructure and tools


  4. "One of the best places to start."

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    Current Employee - Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Beaverton, OR
    Current Employee - Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Beaverton, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Jensen (CEO) is very involved.
    2. Company dares to take risks and kicks new doors open.
    3. Great commitment to projects.
    4. Some of the smartest people around.
    5. Everyone is helpful.
    6. Good benefits.
    7. Senior management is accessible.
    8. Opportunity to move between teams.
    9. Short on staff, so you can get entrusted with responsibility someone else in some other company could take years to get. Great for learning.

    Cons

    1. If you want to do challenging work then work life balance can be bad.
    2. No performance stock options.
    3. The management structure is confusing.
    4. While you can learn a lot, no advice on career path from management.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people. Add stock option as part of compensation.


  5. "Incredible company."

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

    I have been working at NVIDIA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best tech. Work hard play hard.

    Cons

    Work really hard, play hard.


  6. "Challenging work"

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    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair Compensation, Great Benefits, and Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Tough schedules with no downtime


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    "Really enjoying my time at NVIDIA"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone is incredibly talented but also humble and willing to join forces

    Cons

    Open spaces are a terrible idea and they are impacting our productivity

    Advice to Management

    Invest in proper working spaces. Open spaces are destroying productivity

  8. "Operations Research Analyst - BSA"

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    Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NVIDIA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Benefits, Open Culture, Growth, Comps

    Cons

    No/low rsus at certain job level, MAC is not supported product at work.


  9. "Good growing and improving company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relatively high base pay
    Good benefits
    Job security

    Cons

    Management can be poorly structured or organized
    Occasional politics
    Software could be done better

    Advice to Management

    Aim for teams to work together better and towards the final product
    Avoid and reduce any inefficiencies due to politics


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    "Pay below market"

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    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment. The cutting edge technology. Play a very important role for the future. Nothing else I can mention....

    Cons

    Lower pay, no promotion for a really really long time. I had work for nvidia for many years but still not get promot or any RSU.

    Advice to Management

    Treat older employee better!


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