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SanDisk Reviews

Updated July 26, 2018
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  • "work life balance sucks, management expects 10 hours plus a day from you" (in 44 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no work life balance" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Mask Design Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SanDisk full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, lot of option to grow with good benefits

    Cons

    structured training can be implemented


  2. "Component Engineering Program Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SanDisk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good vision, Cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Somewhat micromanaging . some favoritism shown

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  3. "Pretty strait forward work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SanDisk full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    deserving of the fours stars. Just like a solid a home cooked meal. It doesn't blow you away but keeps you coming back for more.

    Cons

    Coming from the marketing department they lacked a little creativity.


  4. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SanDisk full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and Good Working environment

    Cons

    Tight timelines for the projects


  5. Helpful (4)

    "IT support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the company provides great benefits, the coworkers are friendly. cafe food is descent, they used to provide beagles on Fridays. they also will support you on higher education.

    Cons

    work life balance sucks, management expects 10 hours plus a day from you. noticed some favoritism as well. management does not recognize you for your achievements.

    Advice to Management

    stop the favoritism, and start to acknowledge the great work the employees give the company back. Management also needs to show their appreciation for the accomplishments from their employees.


  6. "Staff Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SanDisk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good products, and good work environment

    Cons

    Some Managers do not have managing skills at all


  7. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SanDisk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation, great technology, good people

    Cons

    too much work and meeting. hard to keep work and life balance

    Advice to Management

    Don't get derailed from your vision

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to start off"

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    Former Employee - Firmware Engineer
    Former Employee - Firmware Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great technology. Cutting edge. Good engineering. Good place to start off your career since you are exposed to a lot of cutting edge new technologies.

    Cons

    Too many layoffs and reorgs when projects are shelved. Pay could be better. Could have more interaction between the different engineering teams.


  9. "Good place to work if you're into Hardware"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SanDisk full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, cutting edge work in NAND research, opportunities to work cross-disciplinary in NAND, Systems Programming, Software Engineering, etc

    Cons

    Unsatisfactory organisation of team and distribution of work in my programming division. Left me with zero metric to measure my progress or make significant progress in my work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire depending on specific requirement, ensure proper distribution of work.


  10. "Great place, ruined by office politics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ

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

    Pros

    Exciting, leading edge work
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Favored few treated incredibly well by local management
    If not one of the favored few, treated poorly
    Local management ran off valuable talent


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