PMC-Sierra Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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4.0
52%
Recommend to a Friend
48%
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PMC-Sierra Director, President, and CEO Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
Gregory S. (Greg) Lang
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Independent,Autonomous working environment promotes individual growth(in 20 reviews)

  • "Provides a great work-life balance and opportunity for career development(in 15 reviews)

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

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

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 5, 2021 - Design Verification Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary Project and new chips Technology and new initiatives

      Cons

      Long hours Long time to resolve IT tickets Bad laptops

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      review

      Sep 14, 2021 - ASIC Design Engineer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very broad set of talents employed

      Cons

      became too buareucratic over time

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      It's ok

      Jan 7, 2021 - Systems Analyst in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The hours were flexible and co-workers are good

      Cons

      Morale was going downhill after switch of CEO

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome

      Mar 26, 2020 - Verification Engineer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay And benefits are great alll around

      Cons

      Nothing really - good company all around

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great company to work at

      Feb 12, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovation is the main driver

      Cons

      Has had a hard time competing with larger companies in the semiconductor space

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Oct 2, 2019 - Consultant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, focused in Ottawa

      Cons

      Pay and compensation could be more competitive, not enough attention in keeping staff in social gatherings

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Not exist anymore

      Apr 18, 2019 - Senior Cost Analyst in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      balance of work and life

      Cons

      company strategy had problem and caused downside

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great environment, not much growth potentional

      Nov 21, 2018 - Design Engineer in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and lots of learning

      Cons

      Not much room for growth

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Accountant

      Sep 17, 2018 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning, growth, mentorship, teamwork, social activities

      Cons

      tight deadlines, stock price did not recover

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      PMC-Sierra

      Mar 11, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - competitive salary - many long term employees

      Cons

      - long hours - too many managers, very political

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