Linear Technology Reviews

Updated 16 Aug 2020

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3.9
73%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Linear Technology CEO and Director Lothar Maier
Lothar Maier
61 Ratings
Pros
  • "Profit sharing , 6 week sabbatical after 5 years(in 37 reviews)

  • "Good hours and work life balance compared to other companies in the area(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "You must work at least 6 months before getting profit sharing(in 10 reviews)

  • "old school culture, change is slow(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Product Marketing Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some really high end products that can work on. Very good work/life balance. High visibility.

    Cons

    Few opportunities to grow up the ladder. A very flat and lean organization.

  2. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and WLB, Smart people

    Cons

    Limited growth because no one leaves


  3. "great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    decent pay, less overtime, stable

    Cons

    old fashion culture, promotion chance limited

  4. "Working at Linear Technology"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    Work and family life balance. But most of the time family is the priority.

    Cons

    none I can think of now.

  5. "pros and cons"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time

    Pros

    Good first job. Good coworkers.

    Cons

    lack of progression in career

  6. "Well-run company with excellent people"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Engineering Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flat organization allowing for broad responsibilities Valued technical skills Collaborative atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to adapt to technology changes

  7. "Autonomy"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good company, with not many layers, felt empowered, sabbatical program

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility, Not taking Risk

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  8. "Good employees - not managers"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Camas, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good teams working together regularly

    Cons

    management is out of touch, corporate is only out for themselves (shareholders)

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  9. "Great place"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Applications Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by gurus. Flat hierarchy.

    Cons

    Too conservative. Outdated compare to industry standard. Difficult to move up.

  10. "Not recommended as long as they keep old Linear culture"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing really. Lazy employees can get away so easily here.

    Cons

    Old fashioned and stubborn to not listen to new idea, which is why they are bought up by ADI.

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