Cypress Semiconductor
3.1 of 5 198 reviews
www.cypress.com San Jose, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time

ProsThe company has a technical focus and engineers are well respected in the company. Easy access to information and management to get the work done.

ConsThere is a high pressure to get it 100% right the first time and this low margin for error tends to create a lot of tension for managers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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If you want to have in life only hard work, without personal life, this is you company

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Stryy (Ukraine)

I worked at Cypress Semiconductor as a contractor for more than 5 years


Pros: - You will learn how to design embedded systems - You may patent your work - You could… Cons: - You will get overtimes as much as you can. - You should learn 1001 corporate rules, slogans, including when TJ was finished his school,… Advice to Senior Management: Mediocre companies beleive that everyone in company just a screw who can easily be substituted, but for technological companies this is not true. You even… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Staff Design Engineer (Former Employee)
Istanbul (Turkey)

I worked at Cypress Semiconductor full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Very fair environment and very well defined processes. Cons: Sometimes the bureaucracy can be overwhelming Advice to Senior Management: More contribution from lover level reports would give very much input.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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