Motorola Mobility

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Motorola Mobility Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated Mar 11, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 32 reviews

59% Approve of the CEO

Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh

Rick Osterloh

(17 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California(in 121 reviews)

  • Very flexible work hours as long as things get done(in 57 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management retains high degree of control on most decisions(in 95 reviews)

  • Was an excellent role and the hours were perfect for getting a good work/life balance(in 23 reviews)

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    Overall good experience

    Staff Engineer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsNice people to work with.Good compensation and benefits.Good work-life balance.Flexible hours.Opportunity for carrier growth.

    ConsHigh level of uncertainty due to frequent ownership changes and re-organisations.Large company mentality-things move slowly..lots of bureaucracy which stands in the way of efficiency

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company to work for

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsFriendly work environment and table tennis room in the office.

    ConsPolitics among senior management. They don't seem to care about the company future

    Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage employees who work hard quietly

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very busy

    Senior Staff Test Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsExcellent, diverse exposure to various technical tasks, projects, and equipment.

    ConsThose who perform well have to carry the burden of underperforms.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in innovation, take risks.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Had a good run

    Test Engineer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsWork-life balance was very good. The teams shared a good camaraderie.

    ConsOffice was shut down. It was a good run though.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sr Software Engineer

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsGood coworkers, 20 days of vacation

    ConsBad management, Bad work culture, Frequent layoffs, expected to work 7/24 by management so you can have any family plan or life balance. Pushy manager will be promoted.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe problem with the company is wrong decisions.
    By making the employee works 7/24, the result will be unsatisfied employee with low motivation whom try to leave company.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to Work For

    Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsExposure to new technology, Flexible, Work on Great products

    ConsNot sure about Future and products

    Advice to Senior ManagementSo far so good. Need to be more aggressive

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    Great work and career experience

    Test Engineer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    Prosgreat brand good culture, good management good infrastructure

    Consremote HR remote IT low high

    Advice to Senior Managementdo good.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Software

    Software Test Engineer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsEasy to get the job Done

    ConsNo learning opportunities but good for working

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Principal software engineer

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsCoworkers and managers are easy to get along. Some projects are really fun to work on. Moreover, with fewer product portfolio, and with more focus on key products, the quality of the products will have significant improvement. The management structure is flatten a bit with the new CEO.

    ConsCompany internal bureaucratic and politics limit the effectiveness of cross department collaborations? Also, several rounds of layoff has some really negative effects on employees to the least.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on end user experience

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Product Integration Software Engineer

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsFuture with Google looks promising

    ConsCurrently very Unstable
    Salaries are not comparable to Market

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to get to stability ASAP

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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