MathWorks Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2020

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MathWorks President and CEO Jack Little
Jack Little
773 Ratings
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  • "Restricted Work From Home Policy(in 112 reviews)

  • "The CEO is very nice but no one understands the inflexibility on the work from home policy(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing company to work at"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    Love the people, culture, and brilliance of the executive teams

    Cons

    More conservative than a more traditional software company, but for good reason.

  2. "Robust Hiring Process, Great Culture, Smart People"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    +Hiring process was very robust and transparent +Culture is well established yet inclusive of new hires +Co-workers are all sharp +Underlying desire to do the right thing or make the right decisions

    Cons

    -Desire to do the right thing/make the right decisions can cause things to move slow compared to other companies, but in my experience to date this just results in well thought out decisions at MathWorks

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  3. "Excellent Environment and Colleagues"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Technical Writer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great work-life balance, easy to become immersed, enjoyable work, excellent training resources, lots of open space

    Cons

    pressure from frequent deadlines, processes and checklists take time

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    "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer 

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    IN general, people there are very nice to work with

    Cons

    Lots of office politics. Hard to move up the ladder.

  5. "Amazing company if thinking of settling down"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Freedom to work on projects you like

    Cons

    Could improve the payroll Pace of development is slow Feels backward in new technology usage

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Overall, good place"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, your colleagues are genuinely nice people.

    Cons

    Culture depends on your team. Some managers are horrible. They say they will give you a salary based on current market rate, that's a LIE. You're underpaid, if your work is in cloud or web.

  7. "Great Company, Products and People"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great product with solid market demand. Work/Life balance is respected. Employees are treated with respect and given good tools to do their job.

    Cons

    Very slow career growth and opportunity for advancement.

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Applications Support Engineer 

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    The teams are very supportive and collaborative

    Cons

    Haven not found any cons.

  9. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Reliability Engineer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Forward thinking Adopts new technologies and workflows Great corporate values Very nice campus and perks

    Cons

    Commute to Natick is a bit far for me.

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  10. COVID-19

    "Positive Experience from Day One"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Thorough orientation and training programs, showcasing the company's focus on professional development and advancement. Positive, employee-focused culture that empowers individuals to embrace the company's values.

    Cons

    Greater flexibility in working from home occasionally as a permanent policy.

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