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Great place to spend your working hour.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Company is doing very well in the marketplace, creating many opportunities to keep customers happy. Very broad IP and wildly successful in may technical areas. Lots of highly technical expertise home grown in the company!

Cons

Training is not so good. Long history and a large code base creates a burden to ramp up and be productive and successful on projects quickly.

Advice to Management

Benefits (especially medical) are costly and not competitive with industry peers.

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  1. Top notch employer with a challenge for everyone

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Founder is still with the company
    - Consistently outperforms the competition
    - Smart acquisitions, efficient integration

    Cons

    - Getting to be a big company
    - Uneven workload across the organization
    - Increasingly important legacy business i.e. you might not be working on the next hot product

    Advice to Management

    Encourage job rotation. The best person for the job today may not be the best person tomorrow.

  2. keep growing company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Matawan, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Matawan, NJ (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    keep growing and hiring more engineers. strong on mobile industry especially WiFi, BT, GPS combo as well as cable modem and network solution. Mobile baseband business has grown so quickly for several years too.

    Cons

    Working environment is really customer oriented , which means it's really hard sometimes but it can be one of strong point of business.

    Advice to Management

    are we keeping Pareto rule 80% vs 20%?
    not a little number of engineers are less competitive but they are never got out. Many people knows the famous personnel in many departments.

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