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Working at Freescale Semiconductor in Austin, TX: 36 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Austin, TX Area

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On average, employees in Austin, TX at Freescale Semiconductor give their company a 2.3 rating out of 5.0 based on 36, whereas overall Average Rating of Freescale Semiconductor is 3.9 out of 5.0 based on 76 Freescale Semiconductor Review Ratings. The happiest Freescale Semiconductor employees in Austin, TX are Interns submitting an average rating of 4.6 and Firmware Developers with a rating of 4.8.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 46 Freescale Semiconductor Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.0
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Working at Freescale Semiconductor in Austin, TX: 36 Employee Reviews

Intern

"I have worked in Freescale Semiconductors. I liked the projects which I worked on as well as the working environment. The team was very encouraging and helpful."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Director of Engineering

"I've worked for Freescale/Motorola for over 20 years. I've found it to be a good company. The constant mantra that I remember is: "respect for the individual and uncompromising integrity". Freescale is a global company and has approximately 18,000 employees in several locations: United States, Malaysia, China, Europe, Mexico, South America, etc. The employees are what make the company. Some of the smartest and best people I know work there."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Freescale Semiconductor (76)

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 (20,196)
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"I worked a cumulative 14 years for Freescale Semiconductor. I found the company to be fair and generally a good fit, however the recent reductions in staff while compressing schedules and increasing pressure on maintaining good margins, and happy customers created a fairly stressful day to day experience."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"I worked as a microcontroller intern this summer. Great experience because each intern received the opportunity to work on a project and then present to the executive members during a competitive presentation seminar."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"Good place to learn, not to develop."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Firmware Developer

"I liked working at Freescale. I enjoyed the opportunity to work on various technology."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"Freescale is a great organization to work in embedded systems."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"Freescale is a great organization to work. It gave me very good experience in embedded systems."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"Freescale a great company, great boss & great work culture."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Freescale Semiconductor Employee

"Very good organization to work. it is a great experience to work with freescale."

Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Principal Staff Scientist

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"There is an ability to work on some leading edge technologies."

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

"Seems to be a great place to start a career, but no longer believes in longevity."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Takes too long to get a decision on direction, stifling innovation."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Lower and mid level managers need the ability to make decisions and release funds to carry them out."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Manufacturing Manager

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"New experience in another manufacturing area and product, also the team work."

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

"Prepare to work in a fast pace and ever changing direction."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"The resistance to change and desire to keep old policies in place."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to challenge the staff and employees for continued improvement."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Member of Technical Staff

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"I have the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects, learn new things, and set my own schedule."

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

"If you want the opportunity to take on new, challenging, and interesting work, then Freescale is the place for you; just dont expect to get recognized or rewarded for it."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Employees have learned that it is easier to get a good evaluation and advance by making their coworkers look bad, than by doing good work themselves."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I rated our previous CEO, as our new CEO is too new to evaluate.We need more focus and investment on fewer projects. We are just spread too thin to do everything that the company is trying to do."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Software Engineer

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"I liked working on development tools, and I liked being able to work from home and occasionally travel to the sites where our engineers worked."

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

"It is a big company culture, so expect a lot of regular corporate thinking."

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"Our part of the company was small compared with what the overall company produced, and sometimes our products got lost in the noise."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I thought management lost sight of why they acquired our company in the first place."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
CAD Software Engineer

"great company, just in process of reinvinting itself"

What do you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"the diverse worked with team, the tasks that were tackled, and it was a very collegial environment"

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

"know your stuff and come across as en enthusiastic problem solver not afraid to contribute"

What don't you like about working at Freescale Semiconductor?

"the world changed faster than Freescale did, I found its manner of dealing with that disappointing"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"pick a narrower direction and nimbly follow that one course, you don't need so many heavy old school structures."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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