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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) Reviews

Updated Nov 12, 2019

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3.7
71%
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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) CEO Dr. Kinam Kim
Dr. Kinam Kim
35 Ratings
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  • "Collaboration is somewhat limited to Korea R&D counterpart(in 48 reviews)

  • "It is hard to manage a work-life balance(in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good for fresh graduate"

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

    I worked at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time

    Pros

    Good start. You can meet cutting-edge technology.

    Cons

    Low salary. All boss are from South Korea.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2017-01-20
  2. "Great workplace"

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, benefit/compensation package.

    Cons

    Communication/decision wtih HQ (korea) required

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-11-05
  3. "challenging, quickly changing biz enviroment"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager 

    I worked at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time

    Pros

    good payment, dynamic and challening industry

    Cons

    Korean Culture, military working style

    Advice to Management

    respect locals more.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-11-12
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice people and collaborative culture

    Cons

    food oriented culture, career opportunity

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-10-24
  5. "Nice people to work with"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer 

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time

    Pros

    smart and perfesional people nice working environment

    Cons

    small space lack of sport room lack of inside cafeteria and restaurant

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-09-30
  6. Helpful (10)

    "Worst and Dishonest Leadership in my 20 year Career"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good food and perks and flex work hours.

    Cons

    If you are an HR Professional looking at HR opportunities at Samsung in SanJose, be warned. > 50% annual HR Turnover, dishonest and weak leadership and only manage up.

    Advice to Management

    Change out HR Leadership.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-09-12
  7. Helpful (5)

    "Nice campus, horrible management"

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    Current Employee - Individual Contributor in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice campus, building and cafe.

    Cons

    Low salaries, over-worked, no work-life balance. Management doesn't care and everything is driven by HQ. They don't understand silicon valley culture.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your employees and be more like other companies in the bay area as you're in the Silicon Valley, not Korea.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-09-24
  8. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment Innovation is really appreciated

    Cons

    No policy of working from home

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-09-03
  9. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary isn't too bad

    Cons

    Too Korean, not like international company

    Advice to Management

    Give employee more opportunities

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-08-08
  10. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Samsung IP Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, smart coworkers, impressive facilities.

    Cons

    General Bay area problem (e.g., traffic, cost of living, etc.).

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-08-02
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