STMicroelectronics
3.4 of 5 376 reviews
www.st.com Geneva, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

STMicroelectronics Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.4 376 reviews

                             

48% Approve of the CEO

STMicroelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti

Carlo Bozotti

(201 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Very good work life/balance - Good team spirit in general"
    in 57 reviews
  • "good working environment in few groups for self-motivated people"
    in 33 reviews
Cons:
  • "Few career opportunities, low salary compared to Italy's average for graduates"
    in 11 reviews
  • "Conservative decision making after taken long time to arrive de-risk"
    in 9 reviews
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Great Company to Work at

Senior Design Engineer (Former Employee)
Noida (India)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat work culture
work and personal life balance.
Highly technical and enriching experience to work at ST.

ConsI dont want to answer this question.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Been a great place to work shame it is coming to an end

Senior Principal Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat people with a lot of different activities and skill sets all in one place. Rather than moving companies for a change of role you just transferred internally.

ConsThere are a lot of people with too much power and not enough knowledge making company wide decisions and mandating things on others.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the faultless management of the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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6 years system analyst

Senior Systems Analyst (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood life balance, friendly colleagues, very few overtime,

ConsSlow salary increment, slow pace, good for people with family, bad for singles

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Technical Manager (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

ProsGood Learning Opportunities and good mix of talent

ConsMissing Pace in decision making and no accountability for many actions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Where is it going now ?

Senior Engineering Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 10 years

ProsWorldwide Cie, Work vs life balance, product range, own fab

ConsDirection not clear in the last 5 years, too many organization changes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at STMicroelectronics

ProsThe people - diverse multicultural population - good technical resources.

ConsManagement geared too much for short term gains

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Staff Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA (US)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood engineering teams, working conditions and work/life balance.

ConsManagement too slow to make key decisions and invest for the future. Career progression not encouraged.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis company could have potential - focus should be on innovation. Be prepared to take risks.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Moorish, Government like, Not dynamic - good to retire to company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time

ProsRelaxed work atmosphere
No pressure
Run of the mill job
Balanced work - life

ConsNot agile
Not faced paced
Old archaic management with zero appetite for becoming dynamic and leading
If you point out mistakes you will be killed
Motto "Sust raho - mast raho"

Advice to Senior ManagementLook around, take a cue from leaders in the semiconductor space. If you cannot evolve meaningfully and break from 'France is my country - Italy is my country' to a really global go getter attitude then please just shut the dammn company down

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Generally a good company

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood work/life balance. Almost no political at my level.

ConsEuro crisis was creating much restructuring the past few years.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter to make use of the right people and stop managing just with good reporting.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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One of the best work experiences an employee could hope . Great culture and work environment.

Process Engineer (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ (US)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCulture, management was great, overall leadership was excellent. Always room for growth opportunities. Forward thinking mfg style. Always looking to improve.

ConsFrench and Italian based company. This ultimately led to the closing of all mfg sites in the US.

Advice to Senior ManagementShould have kept the US mfg facilities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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