Silicon Motion Reviews

Updated May 8, 2020

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3.5
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Silicon Motion President, CEO, and Director Wallace C. Kou (no image)
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5 Ratings
  1. "Software Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Silicon Motion full-time

    Pros

    Respect employee, good salary, flexible time,good culture

    Cons

    busy, lots works,many business trips

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Should be better"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Silicon Motion full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Right career path to memory, IC design industry. Can understand the dynamics of the industry and move to next step for yourself.

    Cons

    Pay should be better, people there should be more productive.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Company Had No Direction"

    1.0
     in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Silicon Motion for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Not too many to think of.

    Cons

    Employees are under appreciated at this company,

  4. "Bad experience working at Milpitas location Silicon Motion."

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Silicon Motion full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free soda and free greeting with smiles from old timers.

    Cons

    Chaotic team work enviroment at Milpitas office. Company mis-treated new comers during its trouble time.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Dynamics working environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Silicon Motion full-time

    Pros

    Learn from work and start from scratch

    Cons

    have to balance your life and work since workload is heaving

  6. "challenging place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Project Manager 

    I have been working at Silicon Motion full-time

    Pros

    1. good salary 2. Team atmosphere is good

    Cons

    1. long working hours 2. Work and life not balanced

  7. "Great Company, It's worthy to spend time here."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Hsinchu
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silicon Motion full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Salary, Very Nice work environment. People are very friendly here.

    Cons

    It will require heavy work during chip mass pro production.

  8. "Competitive Salary with other companies in Taiwan"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Taipei
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silicon Motion full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1st Tier Nand Flash Controller in Consumer Domain Market.

    Cons

    Hard to transform into high end players and hyper scale.

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  9. "Held events, Media Relationship, Public Relationship and Certification apply"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Beijing, Beijing
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silicon Motion full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lovely workmate, Kindly culture

    Cons

    Not good at business estimate.

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  10. "Good company in storage field"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Taipei
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Silicon Motion full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Better benefit, normal work loading, good team members

    Cons

    A bit older office, not like a company which its stock is public listed on NASDAQ

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