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ViXS Reviews

Updated June 26, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Team, great place to start a career (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Something you need to work overtime (in 2 reviews)

  • the company is customer orientated, somethings you may have high pressure because of time limit of customer requirement (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "It's reaching breakdown point due to attrition."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not a lot of meetings, opportunity to do a lot of work.

    Cons

    A lot of people left company, voluntarily or not. Reaching point where very difficult to make any real project advance.


  2. "engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    nimble and flexible management

    Cons

    lack of product diversification

    Advice to Management

    need a better strategy when it comes to diversifying the product portfolio

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Company is not doing enough for employees."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - One of not many places to work in Toronto in HW.
    - Average market salary can be negotiated. Rarely above it.

    Cons

    - Company does not have technological edge anymore.
    - No significant compensation other than salary.
    - Salary is quite modest.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Professional staff, core technologies, moderate pressure environment, but no attention to management detail"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Possess really smart, professional and senior engineers, and core hardware technologies of SoC. Health care covered well and colleagues are grossly kind, easy-going and helpful

    Cons

    As a junior engineer in team, unclear responsibility reporting mechanism. It is not a modern entrepreneur's culture, but to say workshop's style.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "software engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    work life balance really depends on project and individual person,
    compensation is ok. time off policy is flexible.

    Cons

    don't know the value of this company yet, and company's culture as well.
    atmosphere in company is not so good. For employee, job is job and nothing more than that.


  6. "Hope it will get a new start"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ViXS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of talent people who are willing to work hard.
    flexible working hours.

    Cons

    lack communication between management and employee


  7. "It is decent."

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    Current Employee - Graphics Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Graphics Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ViXS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A company with strong technology capabilities.

    Cons

    The payment is lower than the market.

    Advice to Management

    The management need to be improved.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Good and bad place. Good start for new comer."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ViXS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good collaborative colleagues. Good opportunities to learn technologies, especially low level firmware and device drivers.

    Cons

    Bad management. Very less stuff meeting. You don't know what you are fighting for. No vision for EE. No good process.

    Advice to Management

    Find a buyer to sell this company is the best fate.


  9. "Talented engineers work long time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ViXS full-time

    Pros

    Very talented people, advanced technology

    Cons

    prolong work time, no life


  10. "Hard Work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Flex time.
    - Small company, big ideas.

    Cons

    - No personal time.
    - Always on the go.

    Advice to Management

    Better vacation time and benefits.


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