SanDisk Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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SanDisk President, CEO, and Director Sanjay Mehrotra
Sanjay Mehrotra
148 Ratings

Pros
  • Work life balance is good for the most part (in 10 reviews)

  • Friendly Work Environment, Flexible Hours (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be tough because the company is run lean (in 14 reviews)

  • lots of politics and fading vision after M-Systems acquisition (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Good Place to work one

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

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

    Pros

    Employee Friendly Environment
    Ur work is appreciated

    Cons

    No Cons as such.. Some people have political mind

  2. Staff System Design Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    1) good remuneration
    2) competitive workforce

    Cons

    1) less training
    2) hectic work schedule

    Advice to Management

    need to plan better

  3. 4 Years with SanDisk India Staff and Above level

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Will be working on Latest NAND Cutting edge Technology.
    - Great VP who is very knowledgeable.
    - Great CEO very motivating.
    - Nice Mental and Physical fitness activities in new building: Gym, Aerobics,Salsa,Zumba e.t.c

    Cons

    - Lots and Lots of Politics.
    - Unprofessional managers in some teams.
    - Even though you enjoy the work because of the above two its difficult to work here honestly & professionally.

    Advice to Management

    - Train managers to behave professionally , 360 degree feed back required.
    - Zero tolerance to Politics / Favoritism
    - Make sure employees just need to focus on the work, not in Managing the Boss.

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  5. Firmware Engineer II

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer II in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer II in Bangalore

    I have been working at SanDisk full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    only one
    Flexible work environment
    Good work life balance

    Cons

    People are really bad
    lot of ego clashes in the teams
    work is very bad
    no growth at all
    managers do not have vision
    they will hire for good salary and fire too

    Advice to Management

    Have the process and plans properly
    Do not hire unless it is really required

  6. About the company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work in teams, No fixed deadlines.

    Cons

    Same type of work will be assigned to the group all the time.

  7. No process whatsoever.Consultants are treated very badly.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Consultant in Bangalore

    I worked at SanDisk

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good projects and latest technology.

    Cons

    Absence of any process orientation.

    Advice to Management

    Please ensure that the managers make the various benefits available to employees in reality, not just in black and white.

  8. Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore

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

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

    Pros

    1. Decent Compensation
    2. Flexible working hours

    Cons

    No or very rare chances to get internal transfer to USA from India.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Best company to work. Need to balance work-life.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore

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

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

    Pros

    1. Very Competitive Salary
    2. Nice Work place
    3. Flexible working hours
    4. Free environment

    Cons

    1. Late night Calls to receive from home - atleast 3 in a week
    2. Too much politics from senior management stayed from long time
    3. Only few teams are getting recognized based on revenue generated
    4. Not measuring the quality of work, only considers the revenue
    5. No cutting edge technology. All way old flash memory and only increasing the capacity
    6. Since small company, immature mentality

    Advice to Management

    1. Please cutoff the resources who are staying for long time not campetetive
    2. Make the process clean and neat
    3. Recognize the quality work

  10. Helpful (1)

    Horrible bosses

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Validation Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Validation Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at SanDisk

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good products and domain.Company offers opportunity to do M.Tech at BITS Pilani.

    Cons

    Horrible environment, no opportunity to grow.

    Advice to Management

    Please hire real managers, not just promote long time incompetent employees to higher positions.

  11. Working at Sandisk

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Test Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Test Development Engineer in Bangalore

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

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

    Pros

    Good Project, Flexible working hours,

    Cons

    Bad food, less number of meeting rooms

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