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STMicroelectronics Reviews

Updated 2 December, 2014
Updated 2 December, 2014
434 Reviews
3.3
434 Reviews
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STMicroelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti
Carlo Bozotti
230 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good working culture with good work life balance (in 75 reviews)

  • good working environment in few groups for self-motivated people (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • Conservative decision making after taken long time to arrive de-risk (in 13 reviews)

  • Few career opportunities, low salary compared to Italy's average for graduates (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Too much office politics

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer

    I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time

    Pros

    Serious company, good job security, good work-life balance

    Cons

    too much office politics, too many meetings, hard to make choose move

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    ok company - good benefits but work satisfaction was low

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time

    Pros

    very good medical and other benefits

    Cons

    not much career advancement, especially for employees acquired by acquisition.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good company for their technology

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ASIC Design Engineer
    Current Employee - ASIC Design Engineer

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

    Pros

    Good technology in semiconductors, best EDA tools to work efficiently

    Cons

    Management style is not open at all, very secretive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's not a startup I agree but Engineer should be involve not just firefight

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    very bureaucratic company

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Good benefits (in Europe, at least)

    Cons

    For electronic designers it might be a great company to work for, but for IT and software development it is kind of dull.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Software Architect

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at STMicroelectronics

    Pros

    Worldwide environment, good company value, stable positions

    Cons

    At least in my region (Europe), low salary and incentives, slow career path

  7.  

    Good but not best

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Leader in Greater Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Leader in Greater Noida (India)

    I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, good working environment

    Cons

    time to market execution, no tough decision making

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at STMicroelectronics

    Pros

    Great colleagues and great team spirit

    Cons

    Not aiming high enough. 51% aim is not good enough

  9.  

    It's going down

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Applications Engineer in Aliso Viejo, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Field Applications Engineer in Aliso Viejo, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Not much pressure. Very good benefits and balance work life

    Cons

    Low tech. Lots of internal politics. It's a big parking lot for people ready to retire

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Close some office in Europe and fire useless employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    used to be a good company in Shenzhen to work for, but not competitive any more

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrative in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrative in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

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

    Pros

    good for R&D students to work for for the first few years to gain experience.
    not so much chance for further career development.

    Cons

    leadership - changing organization all the time, so called regional, corporate, APAC, China,

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Work-life Balance, but somewhat not competitive in the market

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance , you do not have to spend a lot of time on the work as many european companies. many opportunities to work through out the world since there are many branches

    Cons

    Management loop is long and no space for new engineers. there are always Italian and French guys on top. vey frustrating bureaucracy and poor communication

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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