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Updated 20 April 2018
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  • Work life balance, high competitive environment (in 118 reviews)

  • No work life balance for engineers (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Very good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom full-time

    Pros

    Very good working environment for new learning

    Cons

    flexibility with the deadlines given


  2. "R&D Engineer 3"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time

    Pros

    GOOD RSUS
    GOOD BONUS
    GOOD PAY GRADE

    Cons

    Double the work with reduced work force
    Lean hierarchy to grow
    no R&D

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Good company to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good pay, opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    Job security is concern,other than work no other activities for work life balance


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Staff engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and stock options

    Cons

    Job security; No long term roadmaps


  5. Helpful (1)

    "good work culture and nice colleagues"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Very good and conducive work culture
    2. Company env. encourages innovation and efficiency
    3. Stock options are best in the industry

    Cons

    1. Management decisions may feel little money oriented


  6. "Good bonus etc, but work culture changing"

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    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good performance bonus and RSUs

    Cons

    Work culture is changing and not more of personal bonding in the teams

    Advice to Management

    Every manager needs to have growth plan for each and every team member


  7. "QE"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Place is good for learning, growing your skills

    Cons

    Layoff is the one of the biggest problems.

  8. "Engineer, IC Design"

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    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in Mumbai
    Former Employee - IC Design Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Broadcom office in Goregaon was a small design center managed by two managers and three main engineering teams - IC Design (layout/physical design), IC Circuit design and Circuit Verification.

    Cons

    Small center - limited perks and not competitive per Mumbai's market mostly consisting of IT companies.


  9. "Good learning place"

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    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working on cutting edge technology.
    Independence to take up problems and solve them.
    Competetive environment for progress.

    Cons

    Work life balance.
    Management has to be slightly involved rather than offloading completely.


  10. "R&D Engineer"

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    Former Employee - R&D Engineer
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work with talented cross functional teams

    Cons

    Job instability due to quarterly business decisions.

    Advice to Management

    NONE


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