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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 16 Conexant Systems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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Staff Process Engineer

"too many old-timers"

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"California location"

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"too many 25+ year engineers who were DEAD WOOD"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get some new blood, and when you have new blood, give them some power. Don't make them eunichs for the 25yr boys"

Software Engineer

"adequate"

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"tuition reimbursement"

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"too many layoffs, too much outsourcing, too much hiring of interns to replace experienced workers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management needs to focus on valuing people."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.1
Conexant Systems (36)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Sigma Designs (5)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,188)
Senior Staff Engineer

"Wireless division no longer exists."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"top notch engineers"

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"too many changes of priorities"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"don't micro-manage"

Senior Software Engineer

"Unreliable company"

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Good pay and nice office"

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Constant layoffs"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Figure out that you want to dI with the company"

Lead Engineer

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Scope of work"

Customer Quality Engineer

"Good place to work"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good place to work. Other than spinning off."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"keep spinning off division"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"stop spinning off division"

Engineering Intern

"Great place to work. Great people."

DSP Firmware Staff Engineer

"It could be better only if..."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Middle management is accessible, team is very cohesive and competent (used to be much more so), good core values of quality of deliverable and workplace environment, etc."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Budgetary constraints have crimped investment in next generation and uncertainty surrounding an impending acquisition has affected team morale. There is/was also a lack of foresight that has prevented hiring of new talent leading to a stagnation of the intellectual environment and stretched teams."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop over-optimizing market strategies and investment in your future. To be a technology leader, you have to have a significant focus on driving change, and not entirely on meeting/predicting near term customer and market needs."

ASIC Design Engineer

"we don't want you."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"pays ok; benefits good;"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"you will get your pay today, but you don't have a future."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"the company does not value their US employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"you should relocate yourself out of USA."

Software Test Lead

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Many opportunities to learn new technology. Great benefits package."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Moving a my division to India."

Software Engineer

"In depth cable TV testing by rigorous documentation."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"I was allowed to plan my own approach to the program design. I got to work with JAVA and do technology transfers to C# which gave me a very good appreciation for the differences."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is very involved with DOCIS testing of cable TV systems, review this requirement and be ready to explain how you would use the documentation to design your code."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"Management was unsupportive and mostly missing when needed to support the product release. The company was also going through a merger and the department goals were evaporating as well as their support for previous schedules."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get on the ball and know the current status of your departmental software. Don't leave it up to your subordinates to form communications with the other departments. Be available for support needs."

Application Engineering Manager

"Good"

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"I like our FAE management style that I have opportunity to learn new skill while helping my customers."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"There are many design centers outside US and difficult to get timely supports."

Design Engineer

"Good place to work."

Final Assembly Technician

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"I like the people"

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"The 12hrs shift"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To develop a better strategy to be more productive"

Senior Firmware Engineer

"It is a small division, so don't expect advancement opportunities. But it IS leading edge..."

What do you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"flexible hours. no dress code. smart people. convenient location."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Relax. You interview with future coworkers and they're all good people."

What don't you like about working at Conexant Systems?

"The family feel lessened over the years and acquisitions and the economic belt tightening."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve communication with the rank and file."

Conexant Systems Reviews FAQs

Is Conexant Systems a good company to work for?

Conexant Systems has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 16 Conexant Systems Review Ratings left anonymously by Conexant Systems employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 94% of employees would recommend working at Conexant Systems.

Does Conexant Systems pay their employees well?

Conexant Systems employees earn $85,000 annually on average, or $41 per hour, which is 29% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 1 Conexant Systems employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Conexant Systems Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Conexant Systems?

94% of employees would recommend working at Conexant Systems with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Conexant Systems 4.0 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Conexant Systems?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Conexant Systems is a Senior Vice President at $251,000 annually. Browse Conexant Systems Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Conexant Systems?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Conexant Systems is a Application Programmer at $20,000 annually. Browse Conexant Systems Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Conexant Systems?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Conexant Systems to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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