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Software development engineer for amazon

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amazon.com

ProsGreat people, scalable systems and pet friendly

ConsI like the culture so there are no pros.

Advice to Senior Managementnothing

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Does not hesitate to over-work employees...

Database Administrator (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: - Smart people all around keeping you on toes. - Culture of thinking out of box. - Tough milestones to achieve… Cons: - pathetic work-life balance. - in the name of frugality , they do some cheap and mean things like choose a facility in the remotest corner… Advice to Senior Management: An employee's work ownership does not make the employee a work-horse which can keep running without any pause. Learn to recognize… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Interesting and challenging problems to solve, good mobility, plenty of opportunity to improve and challenge yourself. Amazon is "a tech… Cons: The fast environment can lead to high pressure that is not for everyone,… Advice to Senior Management: Better sprint and project planning tools would help us be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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