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3.2
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PMC-Sierra CEO Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
75 Ratings
Pros
  • "Independent,Autonomous working environment promotes individual growth(in 21 reviews)

  • "Provides a great work-life balance and opportunity for career development(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "slow career growth, long hours without acknowledgment or reward(in 6 reviews)

  • "Management issues, work life balance can be better(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Firmware Engineer Coop"

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    Former Employee - Firmware Engineer Coop in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Kind co-workers with nice environments, including cafeteria and gym. Greate infra/system to learn technical skills as a coop student.

    Cons

    Nothing specially negative. You need to be "people person". You must know how to manager your time in the independent environment.

    PMC-Sierra2014-05-15
  2. "Not exist anymore"

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    Former Employee - Senior Cost Analyst in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    balance of work and life

    Cons

    company strategy had problem and caused downside

    PMC-Sierra2019-04-18
  3. "Great environment, not much growth potentional"

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    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great people and lots of learning

    Cons

    Not much room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Diversify product portfolio

    PMC-Sierra2018-11-21
  4. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PMC-Sierra

    Pros

    Learning, growth, mentorship, teamwork, social activities

    Cons

    tight deadlines, stock price did not recover

    PMC-Sierra2018-09-18
  5. "PMC-Sierra"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    - competitive salary - many long term employees

    Cons

    - long hours - too many managers, very political

    PMC-Sierra2018-03-12
  6. "Senior Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time

      Pros

      Provides a great work-life balance and opportunity for career development.

      Cons

      The wage growth has been slow, and CEO directional leadership was missing.

      PMC-Sierra2018-03-10
    • "Program Manager"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at PMC-Sierra for more than a year

      Pros

      Good pay as long as you started early enough

      Cons

      Stagnant executive management. Many were founders that worked in the technical field and haven't updated their management skills over the years

      Advice to Management

      Your company is only as good as how you treat your employees

      PMC-Sierra2018-02-14
    • "Talented workforce but slow growth"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at PMC-Sierra full-time

      Pros

      - Talented workforce who inspire you to learn more - Lots of opportunities to take on more responsibility

      Cons

      - Targeted markets are flat or growing slowly - Lack of growth limits opportunities for career advancement

      Advice to Management

      Explore higher growth market segments.

      PMC-Sierra2017-10-28
    • "good"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at PMC-Sierra

        Pros

        Nice people to work with.

        Cons

        No cons I can think of.

        PMC-Sierra2017-09-14
      • "Sales support at PMC-Sierra"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at PMC-Sierra

        Pros

        Flexible work day start and end time within core operating hours. Able to work remotely from time to time. Varied tasks, never boring.

        Cons

        The work load is very heavy, no budget to hire. Never ending stream of emails, didn't help being cc'd on everything.

        PMC-Sierra2017-05-21
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