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Updated December 8, 2017
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  1. "Texas Instruments great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The company takes an interest in its employees. My managers were great mentors.

    Cons

    Having to drive through traffic to get there (of course, that's the same all over the DFW metroplex).


  2. "IC layout Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IC Mask Designer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - IC Mask Designer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Instruments full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work for

    Cons

    Reduce in Force happenned sometime

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Ehh"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Slow and steady, not much else

    Cons

    Management is very conservative when it comes to pursuing innovative products and instead content; instead company thrives on worker bees who follow directions

    Advice to Management

    Provide more support for ambitious projects


  4. "system engineer intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work and life balanced, it's flexible.

    Cons

    it has too many meetings everyday


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Test engineer is a go nowhere position"

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    Current Employee - Senior Product Test Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Product Test Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inside of Dallas city limits so close to home.

    Cons

    7 different bosses in 7 years. No advancement

    Advice to Management

    There is no need of the middle management and not enough access to testers.


  6. "Excellent place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Texas Instruments full-time

    Pros

    Great learning, Good work life balance, extra curricular activities

    Cons

    You have to convince the managers to experiment your ideas, sometimes it is difficult


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Ex - Employee"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Layout Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Layout Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a large company with a lot of room for growth and opportunities for learning.

    Cons

    Management seems to be out-sourcing aggressively and devaluing the engineer, test, layout, and app support resources they do have.

  8. "Applications Engineer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Applications Engineer Intern in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer Intern in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Texas Instruments (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. They give you real work, and you learn a lot about the industry.

    Cons

    No cons as an intern.


  9. "ESH Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ESH Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - ESH Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Instruments full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment with reasonable expectations and room for growth.

    Cons

    Big corporation. Politics are a reality in some (not all) groups.


  10. "Engineering Technician"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Instruments full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There are no limits on my position. I can grow in my position and continue to help grow our business as an engineering technician along side with managers, engineers, and other fellow TIers.

    The work life balance issue is stable, and it has been for years. Flexible time and hours from both me and my manager are available. Benefits and profit sharing also help with my total compensation.

    Cons

    The idea that the grass is always greener doesn't credit TI. We know there are other opportunities outside but look at the whole compensation and stability. About the only con, I can think of, is that there is a saying in TI: the only constant in TI is that there is always change. One day you may be supporting a new and upcoming business, and the next you are moved or assigned to support a legacy business.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to lead your team well.
    Listen to advice and weigh the options and opportunities available.
    Taking risks is part of leadership.


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