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Better than most work places

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Electronic Technician in Fridley, MN
Current Employee - Senior Electronic Technician in Fridley, MN

I have been working at Medtronic full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good over all work environment. Most are ultimately looking to help people with their medical products/

Cons

Many above do not think the people below (on the job ladder) are capable of doing as good of a job. Without a MS in engineering it is difficult to have people except your ideas.

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  1. Very pleasant experience for an intern

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Test Intern in Northridge, CA
    Former Intern - Software Test Intern in Northridge, CA

    I worked at Medtronic as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Noble profession designing life affecting medical devices, great culture and good scope for research.

    Cons

    -Federal Regulated environment, work progress is slow compared to other industries like consumer devices, IT, etc.


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    Software Engineering

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Software Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Contractor - Software Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Medtronic as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice work environment, great people, interesting projects.

    Cons

    Large company with associated bureaucracy... regulated development environment with rigorous project and engineering process requirements.

    Advice to Management

    Try to find a way to separate management and technical problems. It seems that project and functional managers get involved in all decisions (there are no technical positions equivalent to management) -- that weakens the technical process and demotivates the technical team -- they have little decision-making power: "... suggestions and white papers only, please".


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