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DBRS Morningstar Reviews

Updated Feb 3, 2020

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DBRS Morningstar President  Detlef Scholz
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  1. Featured Review

    "great place to work with a lot of flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DBRS Morningstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Freedom to explore new ideas and solutions in terms of the latest technologies, methodologies and implementation. -Work life balance and flexibility in working from home/shifted hours. -People listen and are open to feedback, this includes executives.

    Cons

    -minimal middle management leads to responsibility on each engineer. -Although, this teaches initiative to design, lead and improve team collaboration to make things work. -coffee machine breaks down often

    DBRS Morningstar2019-06-26
  2. "Excellent work environment for the right analytical personality"

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    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The in-depth analytical work is challenging and enjoyable; work-life balance is excellent

    Cons

    Recent employee survey brought up some concerns regarding management

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    DBRS Morningstar2018-10-05
  3. "Very quiet place with multi discipline work opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DBRS Morningstar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Get to work on a very wide range of disciplines including DB, cloud, Front end, Back end, queues, async, legacy apps and more. - Good compensation and bonuses - Very good work life balance, great for family people. - Gives opportunities to interns

    Cons

    - Very corporate - Workplace Politics

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    DBRS Morningstar2020-01-20
  4. Helpful (3)

    "Senior management needs to go"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DBRS Morningstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing good about this company.

    Cons

    Internal fighting among MD's creates for a very unproductive work environment Senior management exerts condescending attitude and tone on subordinates Senior management does not know how to allocate money (i.e. spends money on office renovation instead of investing in better technology and IT infrastructure) Internal politics make promotions/raises an uphill battle Horrible pay and benefits

    DBRS Morningstar2019-11-09
  5. "Was ok"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DBRS Morningstar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Worked with a nice team

    Cons

    The team was focused on a whole lot of internal applications that had limited use. It was forcing people to use software to store documents in case of audits.

    DBRS Morningstar2019-10-12
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Average Work Load, Average Compensation"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President, Infrastructure and Cloud Engineering in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Workload is ok. Not too crazy. Working from home is not a problem

    Cons

    Career and compensation growth is not very fast. You may be paid roughly the same for many years.

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    DBRS Morningstar2019-09-11
  7. Helpful (1)

    "It was okay"

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    Former Employee - Intern 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at DBRS Morningstar part-time

    Pros

    Co-workers were nice and the workload was okay learned the basics.

    Cons

    The environment was terrible. No transparency.

    DBRS Morningstar2019-09-21
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Decent Credit Experience"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DBRS Morningstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    experienced colleagues reasonable hours acceptable benefits exposure to management of issuers

    Cons

    questionable priorities for top management (ratings or BD) pay is quite low morale is suffering with some poor leaders

    DBRS Morningstar2019-08-26
  9. "Financial"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DBRS Morningstar full-time

    Pros

    Great job prospect future potentials

    Cons

    Not the best but not the worst

    DBRS Morningstar2019-06-10
  10. "Pretty decent work place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DBRS Morningstar full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance, nice people

    Cons

    Quite repetitive and not challenging after awhile

    DBRS Morningstar2019-02-02
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