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O2Micro Reviews

Updated July 31, 2017
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  1. "Very Good Company to work for in the Bay Area"

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

    I have been working at O2Micro full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities to learn and flexible working environment. Working with some of the best engineers in the industry makes my job easier and proud to be a part of the team.

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours due to project schedule


  2. "Marketing Communications Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager/Executive Management Support in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager/Executive Management Support in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment. All executive management maintained an open door policy and possessed a hands on work style.

    Cons

    As with most companies, the benefits declined with the staff.

  3. "O2Micro International Limited"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Executive management's open door style
    - Opportunity to expand skill set through cross-training
    - Compensation and benefits
    - O2Micro University
    - Family-oriented environment

    Cons

    - Stock performance began to decline


  4. "Good working place overall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good working environment and corporate culture ; nice staffs and colleagues; management recognizes good performance and fair opportunities;

    Cons

    salary package is not competitive

    Advice to Management

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  5. "excellent company and friendly environrmt"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefit and they care their employees

    Cons

    need to bring up to speed quickly in a small high-paced company


  6. "Power Device Enineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Device Angineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Device Angineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    IGBT, Superjunction, trench MOSFET, Split gate power MOSFET, HEMP by GaN material, etc.

    Cons

    Not much team players. IC designs are weak and slow.

    Advice to Management

    Need to do more R&D with proper lib info search, paper studies, etc.


  7. "Feedback"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dedication and focus on business goals

    Cons

    need systematic improvement and transparency

    Advice to Management

    Focus on employees and core competencies

  8. "Applications Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Team members are very knowledgeable, friendly, and supportive. Team to Team communication is also very helpful. Green environment, easy commute, good parking.

    Cons

    Since it is mandatory to communicate with Asia offices, some day you can finish your job after 7 PM, or even after 8 PM.

    Advice to Management

    Employee education. Recently it was improved, but it is never enough.


  9. "Great group of people to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at O2Micro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly environment, helpful people who know the technology. Lot of support for innovation and patents.

    Cons

    Small company has lot of competition and so it is difficult when economy is rough. New technology requires lot of money to be invested which is not easy for small company.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with innovation and sooner or later success will come. Continue focus on what the people are good at doing. Also good to put more money in R&D.


  10. "Mixed feelings about the company"

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

    I have been working at O2Micro full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People People People People People

    Cons

    Equipment, people, Equipment, people, Equipment, people


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