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Xilinx Reviews

Updated 17 November 2014
Updated 17 November 2014
405 Reviews
3.2
405 Reviews
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Xilinx President and CEO Moshe Gavrielov
Moshe Gavrielov
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Some flexibility in time keeping helps with the work-life balance (in 45 reviews)

  • flexible work hours, high gross margin (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • No career growth, no idea when senior management will close the site for another low cost center (in 26 reviews)

  • very poor work-life balance for some groups, while other groups have almost no work (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    very good, and scope for learning new technologies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Design Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Staff Design Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    XIlinx is a company that en cashes the candidate situation. not always good for the company.
    generally the hiring happens based on local candidature, to encash as much as possible

    Cons

    dirty politics at Sr management level..
    micor management of Sr management in every small issue
    too much work pressure
    very less people get to do quality work at Hyderabad-- dont get in to hiring trap

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    control dirty politics and reward to the people who work for company.. not for persons.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Experiences of working at Xilinx

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time

    Pros

    get to work on latest and greatest nodes , some really cool cutting edge of stuff , opportunity to pick up new things to learn. Stable company , good work-life balance , above all good pay and perks.

    Cons

    Encourage people at all levels to pursue innovation , company has brilliant people who are motivated to innovate and create differentiation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep rocking !!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Xilinx is a good place to work

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Salary on par with industry
    Work on latest technology nodes

    Cons

    Work life balance takes a hit very badly
    Not many options working in Hyderabad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of employees, the millions will flow in to the bank.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work load is medium, not very high. An efficient 8 hrs per day is sufficient.

    Cons

    Learning is limited, since it is an established company and the design is reused across the generations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring more innovations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Overall nice place but team situations might vary

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -- Company stability
    -- Work quality ( complexity wise )
    -- Compensation
    -- Work Life balance

    Cons

    -- Not much just the typical politics ( it is so ubiquitous in industry that it is no more a Con). I call it a different skill set that everyone must acquire to survive industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep rocking !!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Work at Xilinx

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Stable, Good Projects, Good work

    Cons

    Pay is a bit less compared to the market standards.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Good company to be with and start career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Applications Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Product Applications Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working culture is fine. Good marketing skills and try to happy employees

    Cons

    Management strategy changes frequently. So is the roles and responsibilities of employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work for long time

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Gives good value to employees.
    Good higher management

    Cons

    Bad facility management.
    HR is not much responisve

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to start career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Xilinx as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful management that want to really help you learn and give you a good start initially in your career..

    Cons

    hyderabad cafeteria needs some improvement in terms of food offered... the office needs to expand a bit more space wise to ensure that even interns get their own private cubicles to work in

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great

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

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, respect and intelligent co-workers

    Cons

    Too much competition, micro mangement

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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