SilabTech: An Empowering Workplace that Nurtures the Elements of Creativity & Fun
Date: Monday , June 20, 2016
SilabTech, one of the leading suppliers of high speed interface intellectual property designs, seized the industry\'s spotlight by successfully bringing out its first silicon just within seven months of its inception. The innovation reflected two high speed SerDes, low jitter PLLs & ADC,and power management IP in 28 nm technology. Well, it was just the beginning. Today, the company is highly acknowledged for its high-end high-speed IPs and low area & low power designs that are claimed to be 30 percent better than the average.
The secret ingredients for engineering such stunning triumphs stem from the finest blend of its design processes, a change-capable top notch workforce and teamwork along with the management personnel and the empowering work culture that\'s imbibed within the organization. \"We are a technology company that pride ourselves with doing some of the best work in our field. This is only possible because of our top notch engineering talent whom we cherish and strive to provide a workplace where they can innovate, learn and feel proud of their work and achievements,\" says Sujoy Chakravarty, CEO, Silab Tech.
The Initial Hitches
For a start-up, especially a high-tech and skill-driven venture like SilabTech, head hunting can be a very daunting feat to achieve, unless its processes are proven to be unique, of best-quality and credible. Additionally, the cutting-edge technologies ask for experienced professionals. Nevertheless, SilabTech\'s network of contacts came in handy and molded the company to venture further towards the campus interviews.
Bound by guidelines of ethics, customer focus and determination, the venture was soon bitten by growth and it is presently a proud proprietor of a doubling revenue every year, marquee customers that cover some of the biggest semiconductor companies in the world, and a healthy mixture of 35+ young, experienced, but passionate SilabTech employees. The hiring strategies at SilabTech revolve around three-prong philosophy. In addition to the process that pivots the operations, the company also strives to acquire excellent people filling flesh to its belief - only good can attract good. Supplementing both, SilabTech employees are also paid competitively.
A Culture of Flexibility Built on Trust
Once onboard, SilabTech employees go through advanced technology trainings and constant knowledge sharing sessions that empower them to serve as an ideal employee not only in their present role, but also in the next jobs they apply for. \"Technical Innovation being the heart of our organization, we encourage our employees to come up with creative and inventive ideas in the form of open forums, tech talks, publications and patents,\" adds Payal Chakraborty, Manager-Human Resource, SilabTech.
Considering employees as an integral part of its success saga, the company has institutionalized a culture of open & free communication, autonomy and flexibility. Built solely on trust, the culture helps the crew to enjoy their work as well as the peer relationship, equally. Each employee can freely access standard and statutory benefits and leave policies along with additional perks that include work-from-anywhere programs, paternity & maternity leaves, medical insurance and allowances. Besides, the recruits who are new to the city are also endowed with eight days of provisional living arrangements, which backs them in finding a reliable home of their own.
A Beehive of Fun Activities
As a closely-knit community, SilabTech believes in the exciting phenomenon of a fun workplace, which is, in-turn, reflected in the gamut of recreational activities hosted at the organization. Most importantly, it has established a close camaraderie between employees to an extent where everyone knows others and their families very well. In fact, families are a part of SilabTech\'s extended celebrations.
\"When my friends ask \'what products your company make?\', I always find myself answering with \'What WE make are...\'. We have strong leaders here who motivate all of us and not just try to finish off the status reports. When we succeed, we are appreciated; when we fail, we are motivated to try again. Team here is so knowledgeable, yet so down-to-earth. We feel more like a family than like an office,\" explains Debashis Bhattacharya, Senior Design Engineer, SilabTech.
Sujoy Chakravarty, Founder & CEO
With 15+ years of rich industry experience that ranges from serving Texas Instruments to co-founding SilabTech, Sujoy is highly recognized for his exceptional skills to mentor and lead technical teams.
Offices: Bengaluru (Headquarter), Pune
Offerings: SilabTech\'s High Speed Serial Interface portfolio includes USB3/3.1 PHY, upto 12.5 MultiStandard SerDes, JESD204B SerDes and Controller, Display Port/Embedded DP SerDes, MIPI PHYs(M-PHY & C+D combo PHY) ,High Speed ADC and DAC and Customised SerDes IP Design Services