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Updated 18 August 2014
Updated 18 August 2014
3,514 Reviews

3.3
3,514 Reviews
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Amazon.com Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos
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2,445 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good opportunity to learn a lot in a particular area of software development (in 101 reviews)

  • Density of talent: Some really smart people spoiling their careers here (in 306 reviews)


Cons
  • Company is not at all sorry to screw people's work-life balance for itself to excel (in 540 reviews)

  • There is literally no work life balance inside this company (in 125 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Amazing

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company work is always fun here

    Cons

    none as of now totall satisfied

  2.  

    good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Bangalore

    Pros

    we will have flexible timings and flexible weekoffs at times. good environment to work. good support during peak time where we have to do more work. salary is good and we will get good amount of perks a times.

    Cons

    night shifts and rotational shifts. week offs are rotational and it s not mandatory that we will get weekoffs on saturday and sunday.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good environment to work with

    Cons

    takes a lot of effort to grow

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  5.  

    Great place for work, Aggressive environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    If you love technology.
    If you want to learn and learn, want to take individual responsibility and ownership.

    Cons

    Work life balance is bad. Very aggressive working culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat engineers like humans not robots.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Awesome place to work with amazing people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test in Bangalore

    Pros

    Super talented people, great amount of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    None as of now.................................

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore

    Pros

    High pay, above market average.

    Cons

    Bad work-life balance, but too much stress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mentor your people and help them grow

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not the best job out there

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist - I  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Investigation Specialist - I in Bangalore

    Pros

    Good relaxed environment;
    Well laid out HR policies;

    Cons

    Employees are treated as resources;
    Low Compensations;

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Decent Experience with both Pros and Cons

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bangalore

    Pros

    Agressive go getter work culture. Good growth oppurtunties. Good Brand name to be associatd with

    Cons

    Bad Work life balance and pace and profiles are restrictive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Place to work. Has an awesome work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Chennai

    Pros

    Great work culture, no ego problems

    Cons

    Promotions and appraisals are very stingy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Associate in Chennai

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to obtain leadership experience Great people around. I have found my personal growth to be immensely satisfying. Senior management is very helpful in terms of mentoring.

    Cons

    Work pressure is high. Compensation and benefits are not that great considering the amount of time spent in working. OT is rarely paid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please don't be diplomatic.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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