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MathWorks Reviews

Updated March 22, 2019
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  • "Work from home policy is not encouraged" (in 76 reviews)

  • "The annual review process is actually really helpful but is also long and tends to stress people out" (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Will recommend"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    Good team, work-life balance, private offices, decent pay

    Cons

    could earn more in bigger companies


  2. "Overall great company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Novi, MI
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Novi, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work-life balance is very good here

    Cons

    Career progress is a bit slow

  3. Helpful (2)

    "C++ developer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    stakeholder bonus, great work life balance

    Cons

    forget promotions, lacking career growth

    Advice to Management

    more engineering levels, promote movement within the company


  4. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    Very good work life balance, Employee Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Few departments are not as good


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior User Experience Designer in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Senior User Experience Designer in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Environment, pay, management, attention to detail

    Cons

    some departments are run better than others, ux is not very well run

    Advice to Management

    fix ux, keep up the good work otherwise


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Work"

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture, perks, annual outings

    Cons

    Inexperienced managers and mediocore leadership


  7. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome Company to work with

    Cons

    Could not see any Cons

  8. Helpful (5)

    "Decent place"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Natick, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Natick, MA

    I worked at MathWorks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work if your top priority is work-life balance

    Cons

    Old timers run the show, dinosaur upper management, bureaucracy heavy, below market compensation


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place to work, great respect for employees"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Natick, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable future outlook, very impactful products
    Excellent work environment, respects the employees.
    Great core values, actually followed, not just words on paper.

    Cons

    If you only look at the short term, you may feel that things move slow. When looking at the long-term, it's clear that the careful decision-making actually helps focus on the right priorities for future growth and opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  10. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MathWorks full-time

    Pros

    Like working here and perks are good too!!

    Cons

    nothing as of yet in the company