Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated 15 April 2015
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Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 128 reviews)

  • Good place to work, good work environment, with alot of good people to work with (in 108 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management has high turnover in last few years which forces business changes (in 96 reviews)

  • Work life balance has become a challenge amid tough industry challenges (in 28 reviews)

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  1. Motorola was an wonderful company to work with. It provided lots of opportunities in learning, exploring, etc.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    * provides with good work-life balance
    * technologies range from cutting edge to some archaic.

    Cons

    company growth is a problem.

    Advice to Management

    Need to come up with new ventures and expand business, rather than relying on existing products and supporting them.

  2. Great place to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior IT Systems Specialist in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior IT Systems Specialist in Bangalore

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great work culture and no micro management

    Cons

    No long term goal.
    Frequent re-structuring.

    Advice to Management

    Re-structuring needs some time to be effective and yield results.

  3. Wonderful place to work ! The ambience and the culture is definitely awesome !

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Compensation based on the delivery.
    Great set of people.
    Work Culture is nice.

    Cons

    Sometimes it gets all political. However thats common anywhere in the corporate.

    Advice to Management

    NA

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Good company after 35..Not for youngsters

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Latest technologies
    -Decent Salary
    -Relaxed environment
    - Flexible Work hours

    Cons

    - No targets or deadlines followed strictly
    - No proper appraisal and promotion policy. You are totally dependent on your manager.
    -Lazy people

  6. It was a good learning experience

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Technical : Lots of sources to learn, lots of freedom to experiment, people around are open to ideas
    Interpersonal : friendly, engaging atmosphere

    Cons

    A bit unstable atmosphere because of re-orgs and all

  7. Awesome Company to Work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Technology oriented Company.
    Very Helpful colleagues

    Cons

    Frequent Reorgs is concerning
    Often Workforce cuts

  8. A Great Company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful opportunities at the CTO office of Motorola Mobility, As a fresher i really learnt a lot

    Cons

    Perks may be compared to other companies

  9. Helpful (1)

    Excellent company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues
    Excellent learning opportunities
    Very good work-life balance
    Flexible timings
    Pro-employee policies
    Free food, snacks etc

    Cons

    Mediocre pay
    Career growth nonexistent - not a meritocracy

    Advice to Management

    Promote people who get work done, not the people who have been with the company longest.
    Reduce middle managers - they do not add any value

  10. Awesome company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    I have been here for more than 10 years. It's a great place to work at. Great Talent and work culture.

    Cons

    A little bit of job uncertainty every now and then, but overall nothing much to complain.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.

  11. Experience in all phases of SDLC

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Architect in Bangalore
    Former Employee - IT Architect in Bangalore

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Wonderful working environment, experienced in all phases of SDLC and opportunities to learn newer technologies, Benefits and work life balance are good

    Cons

    Most challenging jobs/high visibility jobs are done from the main US office

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