Samsung Information Systems America
2.8 of 5 45 reviews
www.sisa.samsung.com San Jose, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Apr 05, 2014

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62% Approve of the CEO

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Jay Chang

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44% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Top down

Manager (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX (US)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America full-time for more than a year

ProsDescent salary, descent benefits, descent bonus

Cons30% overhead...in terms of reports,

Advice to Senior ManagementLet the us subsidaries have some autonomy

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

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Feel the Samsung magic, get transformed, euphoric ...

Staff Software Engineer (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Samsung Information Systems America full-time for more than a year

ProsYou get to work with the emerging technologies that are yet to hit US market !

ConsSeoul, HQ managed operations as a cost center

Advice to Senior Management?

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Change is coming

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America full-time for less than a year

ProsBeing that Samsung has its hands in a lot of pots, you get some nice employee discounts, though not as many as I would have hoped. My management chain has been nothing but awesome, they made sure I have everything I wanted to be able to get my job done. The teams get together regularly and have mixers as well as other team events. The best part is our game room that has everything you could want to blow off some steam, or just to waste time. Medical benefits are top notch. Aeron chairs for everyone!

ConsIt is a satellite branch of a larger company, so there isn't any escaping the dynamics of HQ vs the other guys. I have heard horror stories, but I see things changing everyday. Teams are budgeting for team snacks, as well as other goodies, but corporate should be providing these, not just individual teams.

Advice to Senior ManagementEase up on the tech lock down, and make the facilities look and feel more fun. The culture is shifting, but not as fast as employees would like to see. It would be nice if we could get discounts on everything Samsung makes instead of a few products from each family of products. Having a physical corporate store would help with company pride.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Solid company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America as a contractor

Pros-Great/laid-back people, including management/leadership
-Great benefits for full-time employees
-A lot of opportunity for growth/training
-Get to work with new technologies/ start-up R&D atmosphere
-Occasional fun events

Cons-Could offer more fun culture
-There can be little work-life balance in certain teams/management (depends)

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Excellent intern experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Samsung Information Systems America as an intern

ProsGood company, a lot to learn

ConsDallas is too hot in Summer

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Director (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America full-time for more than a year

ProsGood benefits, good salary and talent.

ConsBad Management, Focus on products

Advice to Senior ManagementDecentralize

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Good Benefit

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America full-time for more than 3 years

ProsHealth insurance and cafeteria are great.

ConsAll work would be handled by HQ

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Samsung Information Systems America

Prospretty nice and friendly environment

Consnot found so far yet

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Dynamic and challenge work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Samsung Information Systems America as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsWork with smart and talent people
Interesting advanced research for future products

ConsProjects and funding is heavily controlled by headquarter in South Korea.
Direction change dynamically

Advice to Senior ManagementShould encourage true collaboration

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Good research lab

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Samsung Information Systems America as an intern for less than a year

ProsNo much pressure. Good people. Competitive salary.

ConsCommands from headquarters. More active and free relationship between manager and employee.

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