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Spansion Reviews

Updated May 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Good place to work with lots of good people; laid back as most places in Austin are (in 11 reviews)

  • Great team working across all departments (onshore and offshore) (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • In bankruptcy the executive team was replaced with great motivated members (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Vice President"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great leadership, entrepreneurship. Best CEO I have work with.

    Cons

    Merged with Cypress. There are a lot of firedrills.


  2. "Sr Field Applications Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Co-workers worked well as a team.

    Cons

    Management directives were sometimes nonsensical.

  3. "Sr Systems Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management provides communication well to employees. The IT department embrace technology for faster project implementations.

    Cons

    No activities that involve family.

    Advice to Management

    Employees would be better involve if immediate management location is local and not remote.


  4. "Manager L&D"

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

    I worked at Spansion full-time

    Pros

    I worked at Spansion for more than 7 years and left after the merger with Cypress.

    Cons

    Fully approve of our former Senior Management Team and the CEO


  5. "Average"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good hours if you want work/life balance

    Cons

    Not much growth; hard to move up in company


  6. "Spansion (Prior to Merger with Cypress Semi)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spansion (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong leadership who led the company out of bankruptcy and cared about the employees.

    Cons

    Changes to occur due to the merger with Cypress Semiconductor.


  7. "Unstable business, but not a bad working environment"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Helpful coworkers, Benefits, Competitive salary

    Cons

    Unstable business environment, No connection to C-level execs, Hours vary based on department

    Advice to Management

    Inspire us, help us feel like the company is going somewhere

  8. "Company with Great People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Spansion employees are dedicated and great to work with all over the world.

    Cons

    Like most companies, Spansion doesn't fully appreciate the people that they have.

    Advice to Management

    Spread the wealth


  9. "Positive work environment with high degree of empowerment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Encouraged to take measured risk - given large scope of responsibility

    Cons

    Executive management not aligned among themselves which creates unneeded conflict
    No advancement potential

    Advice to Management

    Implement cessation planning


  10. "Spansion Austin,Tx"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Tech in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Maintenance Tech in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay and decent benefits

    Cons

    Older Equipment and a little micro managed

    Advice to Management

    Mellow out-respect for the individual


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