Amazon.com Reviews

Updated 26 April 2015
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  1. Worked 2 years at amazon

    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome technologies and great people around

    Cons

    Oncall is pain which disturbs everything

  2. Helpful (3)

    Nice place for workaholics.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Hyderābād

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Learn how big systems are designed and built

    Cons

    No work-life balance
    Conference calls at odd hours
    work from home means working on weekends

    Advice to Management

    Please don't expect your employees to work on weekends.

  3. Amazon is an wonderful place to work, grow and learn. Awesome work culture, interesting task popping up everyday.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Chennai

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Challenging , Pressure free, Hazel free work culture.Feeds your thrust for knowledge

    Cons

    Extended work timings, career growth rate is slow

    Advice to Management

    Need a faster career growth.

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  5. Not a bad place to start your career but...

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    Former Employee - Transaction Risk Investigator in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Transaction Risk Investigator in Hyderābād

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very employee friendly work environment

    Cons

    Can be really hard to get leaves in December

    Advice to Management

    Better pay since giving leaves during the "peak" is quite difficult

  6. Good working environment

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    Current Contractor - Device Associate in Chennai
    Current Contractor - Device Associate in Chennai

    I have been working at Amazon.com as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best place to work. Company environment is very nice

    Cons

    monotonus work.compensation is very less

    Advice to Management

    No advice.

  7. Helpful (1)

    it is great working here good chance of growing faster

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sller Support in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Sller Support in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    you have a great growth in this even though it is non technical you can switch your department parallely

    Cons

    odd timings and some times you have to face work pressure a lot

    Advice to Management

    so far so good

  8. Great Place, low compensation, no benefits

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Hyderābād

    I worked at Amazon.com

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

    Pros

    great place to work , nice people around

    Cons

    low compensation, work pressure , politics

    Advice to Management

    Please recognize the hard working

  9. Great place to learn

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Goo salary, good work experience

    Cons

    long hours of work, fewer days in paid leave

  10. Helpful (1)

    Great learning

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good perks, ownership, nice problems to solve, exposure, permanent relocation to US

    Cons

    Stressful, high expectations, tight time lines, stress, stress

  11. Helpful (2)

    good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Amazon.com

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

    Pros

    lot of opportunities. Mostly you will code from scratch!

    Cons

    on call and lot of work! no work life balance

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