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Updated July 4, 2017
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  1. "FAE engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Promising company with strong position.

    Cons

    Factories are too concentrate in one location.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Equipment Automation (EA) Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Union City, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Union City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    TSMC is a international large company, and also one of the most outstanding giant of the semiconductor business. TSMC always follow with the newest technology. Not only the employers also the employees have enthusiasm to work to make the company stronger.

    Cons

    Project manager/coordinator of systems/database migration project and proposed comprehensive IT solutions to re-engineer system architecture for minimizing database (oracle/DB2) loading and enhance system performance.
    Directed software programming and modified existing software to solve user problems and support FAB operation.
    Enabled equipment automation and developed several tool automation programs/functions (VB.NET/C/C++/C#/Java) to save manual handling resource and prevent miss operation.

    Advice to Management

    Used more young and talented people, don't care too much about the school ranking.

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    "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TSMC (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    annual salary is better than most company in Taiwan.

    Cons

    not good for career development


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Campbell, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Campbell, CA

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

    Pros

    good pay compared to other company in Taiwan;everyone is reponsible for a small area, hard to get an overview to the industry.

    Cons

    Long working hour/ high pressure


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    "Principle Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Mohegan, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Mohegan, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good bonus compensation/benefit and if you want to learn a good domain knowledge

    Cons

    long hour working, hard to balance work and personal life


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Deputy Director"

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    Former Employee - Senior Packaging Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Packaging Engineer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Very effective, good pay, very productive, many exposure

    Cons

    workload, management style, stress, environment, travel


  7. "Stable career with good employee benefits"

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    Former Employee - Brand Management in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Brand Management in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable career with good employee benefits. Team culture is very flexible in this department.

    Cons

    You have less authority to make changes in the regional office. Most of the decisions were made in headquarter.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "good company to stay"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the most advance technology foundry

    Cons

    not headquarter, there are some communication inconvenience

    Advice to Management

    integrity


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You will met great co-workers

    Cons

    long work hours, heavy tasks


  10. "Software Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at TSMC as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly people, not bad working environment.

    Cons

    Because people around work really hard, I didn't feel comfortable taking breaks.


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