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A great company to work for

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

I have been working at Amazon.com

Pros

1. 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.

Cons

1. 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 ManagementAdvice

Consider increasing the salary, which is not that competitive anymore.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Solid company with lots of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Strong customer focus.
    Good career advancement
    Choice of many different projects
    Very smart peoples
    Great stock price increase

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit bureaucratic
    A bit too frugal about their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more the input of engineers. Make sure that software built of high quality has a good chance of shipping.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Innovative and fast place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    -Innovative
    -Fast paced.
    -Lots of smart people.

    Cons

    -Lack of proper career growth.
    -No tuition supplement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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