Matrox Electronic Systems Reviews

Updated June 23, 2015
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  1. Support

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems

    Pros

    Easy laid back atmosphere work environment

    Cons

    At times work could get quite


  2. Private company that should be public

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems full-time

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice sports installations, relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Fighting amongst the two owners is limiting progress.

    Advice to Management

    Go public and let this Montreal Gem grow.


  3. Dont come to work here unless you cannot find anything else!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist in Lachine, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist in Lachine, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Matrox Electronic Systems (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    small lists of pros:

    -Flex Time
    -Day care
    -No stress
    -Gym
    -Sports

    Cons

    Here is a list of cons that never finishes :
    - low salary
    - no annual increase
    - 2weeks vacations...3weeks after 3years then after freaking 10yrs u get 4weeks
    - no xmas party its a small brunch at cafeteria very cheap
    - they only pay 75% when using sick day
    - keep making false promises of raises that come like 2-3 years later and are 1% raises
    - raises dont even have anything to do with performance...everybody gets the same percentage
    - no budget you ask for equipment they say its over the budget cant order
    - no possibility of advancement its you...your boss then the director..
    - management is terrible
    - they check your bag......everytime u leave the building...they dont trust employees
    - after 5yrs you been there they give you a 20$ pen to thank you wow its so generous
    - cafeteria food is terrible
    - no one really cares seriously about there job since they dont get payed enough or get raises
    - in 6 yrs i got about 2k in raises since i started
    - very poor quality product they are relased before time and full of bugs
    - no one is motivated and you can see it
    - profit sharing is only 1%
    - everyone has been leaving lately its been an exodus and they cant find anyone to remplace cause they have a reputation of treating people like numbers

    Advice to Management

    -Go public
    -Sell it to someone that is willing to take risks


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  5. Ten years and counting

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Matrox Electronic Systems

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

    Pros

    Work/life balance
    Great projects
    Job security
    Not much pressure

    Cons

    No annual raise
    Not hiring often


  6. Helpful (1)

    Used to be a phenomenal company but has been deteriorated slowly and steadily

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Dorval, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Operations in Dorval, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Matrox Electronic Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Casual environment, Flex Time, gym, pool

    Cons

    Absolutely no future unless things change dramatically. No investment in the future

    Advice to Management

    Stop fighting or one needs to sell.


  7. Great experience but no room to grow

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Specialist
    Current Employee - QA Specialist

    I have been working at Matrox Electronic Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome people, great employee benefits like gym, outdoor pool, basketball courts etc

    Cons

    They have fallen behind on technology to the likes of ATI and Nvidia.

    Advice to Management

    Shake things up and hire new talent to help rebuild this once awesome company


  8. Some great people but the company itself is lacking something

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The work/life balance is good and there are some really good people to work with.

    Cons

    There is no real career advancement opportunity.

    Advice to Management

    Show the people there that they are valued.


  9. Good school for learning hardware and low level software

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly place to work for, their recruit smart idividuals only base on school grades

    Cons

    Flat hierarchy, carrers opportunities are rare among engineers, pay is average

    Advice to Management

    Try to have more long term goals and be more transparent with your employes of what's happening in the company.


  10. Laid back, useless repition to keep u working

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun place, great coworkers, relaxed. Has gym and other utilities you can make use of. Great Manager. Good events.

    Cons

    Didn't feel appreciated. Lack of real work.


  11. great company

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matrox Electronic Systems

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    low pay but it ha great benifits



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