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A great company to work for

(Current Employee)

Pros1. Very positive working environment for engineers; coworkers help each other out.
2. Be able to work on cutting edge technologies in Amazon.
3. Amazon got a great leader, Jeff Bazos, who is very smart and has made many right decisions.
4. Amazon dominates the e-retail business.
5. Amazon Web Services (AWS) are doing really well in the cloud computing market.

Cons1. Operational tasks take a lot of time, as a result fewer time can be spent on actual development.
2. Oncall overheads in some teams are crazy and oncall can be paged many times.
3. Employee benefit is not that good.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider increasing the salary, which is not that competitive anymore.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Good pay Decent people Once peak was over, everything became simple Cons: The security agents are pretty rude. During peal time, the long hours can have a negative affect on your… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Solid company with lots of opportunities

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

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


    Pros: Strong customer focus. Good career advancement Choice of many different projects Very smart… Cons: Sometimes a bit bureaucratic A bit too frugal about their employees. Advice to Senior Management: Consider more the input of engineers. Make sure that software… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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