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a solid Si company has long term growth potential

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Current Employee - Sales Engineer
Current Employee - Sales Engineer

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

Pros

good team play environment, techology leader in specific section of market with high growth potentials and global presence.

Cons

financial situation in history affect long term investment capablity. company's power architecture is facing strong competition from ARM ecosystem.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be flexible with business model when engaging customers, need to gain market share rapidly in some section of the market.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Freescale Semiconductor

  1.  

    A great company with potential to be a dominant player

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Systems Architect  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Architect in Austin, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Great History and IP assets
    Capable design teams
    MCU business depth
    Strong automotive market
    Potential to be a niche player

    Cons

    Financial burden due to finances (loans)
    Managerial changes impact on strategy
    Hesitant in long term investments to propel growth in key areas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to carefully define a roadmap and then stick with it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good and Bad

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    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX (US)

    I worked at Freescale Semiconductor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. Challenging work.

    Cons

    frequent reorganizations and layoff, little training over the past several years and lack of career development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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