Mitchell International

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Mitchell International Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated September 16, 2014
Updated September 16, 2014
106 Reviews
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Pros
  • I got to commiserate with some great people about all the crap we had to endure at this place (in 11 reviews)

  • Good people to work with and fair compensation (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is a myth, but celebrated at Mitchell (in 3 reviews)

  • Close minded senior management staff (in 4 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company is great to work for. Good benefits. Great people. Got laid off, outsourcing support.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Until I got laid off this position was a guaranteed job since the call center was getting an increased number of calls.

    Cons

    Some of the less pleasant things that I needed to do were fill out a self assessment, goals and other related information.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good growth potential to a point

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Open to new ideas. Gym. Good growth for junior and mid-level people.

    Cons

    Vague path to upper level promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Map career paths in writing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Challenging but rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    + Tons of hands on experience
    + Real responsibilities and influence
    +

    Cons

    - Mitchell is slowly changing for the better, but still not where they want to be
    - Below market wages
    - Some politics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Mitchell International is a company working to mature its agile development and delivery to enterprise customers.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Software Operations in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Director of Software Operations in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Mitchell International full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Mature company and product line, established customer base, committed employees, strengthening corporate culture.

    Cons

    Lots of legacy software and systems, disjointed corporate infrastructure, and not top of software industry salary ranges.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Felt like family....

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Mitchell International full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, good people, with a few spoilers.

    Cons

    Pay, especially for women is on average lower than industry averages.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should concentrate on retaining good people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great growth company with lots of opportunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to grow within organization. If you work hard, you are compensated and provided latitude to work on other projects. flexible hours. The culture is going through a significant, yet very positive, change and internal programs are being added to support employees to better themselves, not just be more productive at work. Big push on wellness and community involvement.

    Cons

    Some disfunction within senior management related to communication across departments. Legacy employees fighting change.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on the path towards expansion into other markets and continue to embrace change.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great internship program

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great internship program, HR devoted to resources to organize a series of internship activities, including a final presentation to CEO.
    Gym in the company, free yoga class.

    Cons

    the company has many products, as an intern, I didn't really get a chance to know their products, a little disconnected.
    Not many interns got job offer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    People are really supportive. You could learn a lot if you know what you want to learn.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst Intern in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst Intern in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    1. People are really supportive.
    2. Colleagues are very smart and dedicated.
    3. My boss is really open to my proposals. He accepts as long as my proposal is beneficial to the project/company.

    Cons

    People are too nice in Mitchell. If you are not active, you may feel lost. However, if you have your career goal, Mitchell is a good company because they provide many opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Headed in the right direction

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Mitchell International

    Pros

    Forward thinking management
    Lots of employee events paid for by Mitchell
    Attempts are being made to cosolodate the dozens of apps that Mitchell owns
    Good teamwork

    Cons

    Lots of legacy applications that need to be replaced
    No one person has information about all of the apps
    Knowledge spread among multiple people and difficult to collect

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep moving forward, you have really good applications that just need updating and fine tuning
    Give employees balance of work and home life

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Mitchell International Software Developers are pretty neat

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Mitchell International

    Pros

    Small set of people so it makes it easier to get ideas across.

    Cons

    Mistakes are pretty catastrophic, because the company is small, your changes will have great impact.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know your stuff.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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