Tesla San Jose Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2020

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225 Ratings
  1. "A great place to improve your engineering skill sets"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesla full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Open culture. Lots of learning opportunities Good growth opportunity Lots of innovation and creativity. Never getting bored Very little politics compared with many companies out there

    Cons

    Long working hours High pressure Sometimes understaffed on projects The payment is lower than peer companies

  2. "Good Work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Tesla full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment lets you work on many projects.

    Cons

    Deadlines can be hard to make


  3. "Fun work and flexibility"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesla for less than a year

    Pros

    - Flexibility in role and responsibilities

    Cons

    - Relatively low salary for interns

  4. "good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tesla full-time

    Pros

    work with very talented people

    Cons

    there is lots of pressure

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Advisor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tesla part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the company culture.

    Cons

    Very long hours not much time to relax

  6. "Dynamic Environment"

    5.0
    Current Intern - Electronics Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Tesla

    Pros

    A lot of different work available for interns since so many things happen with less people.

    Cons

    Quite poor work life balance.

  7. "Not Bad Short-Term"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good expereince, get your hands on many different projects

    Cons

    Poor Work life balance, too much work

  8. "Amazinf"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesla full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing, anthusiatic, modern, fun, well paid

    Cons

    There is no cons other than work life balance

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  9. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Tesla full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience working experience overall

    Cons

    There is a lot of work needed to put into

  10. "ABC"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Tesla full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for with advanced technology

    Cons

    Often the workload is heavy

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