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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) Reviews

Updated Jan 23, 2020

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3.7
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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US) President and CEO Dr. Kinam Kim
Dr. Kinam Kim
36 Ratings
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  • "Collaboration is somewhat limited to Korea R&D counterpart(in 49 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. "overall good working experience"

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

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

    Pros

    nice working environment and perks like training, gym and cafe can grow technical skills at multiple levels and collaborative team in general.

    Cons

    no stock option, corp communication is lacking, project often change direction.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2020-01-23
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Pathetic work culture"

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good exposure to the latest fabrication technologies

    Cons

    Pathetic work culture. You will be treated as an underdog of Korean dictatorship. Your managers will make you feel so even if the Korean counterparts are good at times.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2020-01-20
  4. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good benefit and working environment.

    Cons

    Researches are not really “cutting edge”, somewhat fall behind.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-12-17
  5. "Good Place to Work, No Politics"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    All depends on Manager but good work culture

    Cons

    Boring work since most innovation is in the head office.

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-12-13
  6. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Engineer in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice office, Decent Salary, Good Insurance,

    Cons

    No Cafe Tria, No gym,

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-12-06
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Stay Away if you can"

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    Current Employee - Integration Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice new building Nice gym Good free food Good benefits and pay

    Cons

    No career growth No diversity specially in top management, All VPs are mostly male Koreans. Stay away from any project related to SSIC just laid off a bunch of staff to move project to Korea

    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)2019-12-19
  8. "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
  9. "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
  10. "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
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