InvenSense Reviews

Updated 5 Jun 2020

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3.3
52%
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81%
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InvenSense President & CEO Behrooz Abdi (no image)
Behrooz Abdi
20 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging work environment with plenty of learnjng(in 5 reviews)

  • "Core engineering team -MEMS team is very committed and motivated(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Nice people"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time

    Pros

    People are collaborative and friendly

    Cons

    Limited resources. Wish we could have an additional headcount.

  2. "Work environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Very friendly and supportive team members * A sense of ownership can be felt and makes you an individual contributor * Flexible work hours * Easy to express concerns and get things resolved

    Cons

    * Needs a more organized process flow to avoid hiccups * Need to figure common technologies usable across the teams to avoid re-invention

  3. "Exciting place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of new opportunities in the market everyday

    Cons

    Time to market is always challenging in this very dynamic environment.

  4. "Good pay but lack of vision"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Algorithm Design Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good compensation. Flexible and fast pace

    Cons

    Lack of vision. Startup like.

  5. "Toxic environment"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at InvenSense full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Office located in the heart of Boston

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunity for advancement No mentoring Little to no recognition of work Gender discrimination

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    "Good Place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn. Core engineering team -MEMS team is very committed and motivated

    Cons

    Mediocre performers continue to be in high level positions

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  7. "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at InvenSense full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Small company, opportunity to make a difference.

    Cons

    Small company, any errors have immediate consequences.

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  8. "Good company, need to reborn"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Foundry Engineer in Hsinchu
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly colleagues, work elsewhere, con-call meeting by different timeline

    Cons

    some chaos on organization changing, system is too roughly, maintain database with man power

  9. "Assembly packaging NPI"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Packaging Manager in Hsinchu
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at InvenSense full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good office, decent annual package

    Cons

    so many legacy issues unsolved and too dynamic without rule

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Algorithms Engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at InvenSense full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly environment and great team members.

    Cons

    No growth in career, and no technical and personal training.

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