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Amazing

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

I have been working at Amazon.com as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Get to work on exciting and scalable environment

Cons

Too much of work pressure

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nothing. They are all good and friendly.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    awesome

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

    I have been working at Amazon.com as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    good benefits.
    high salary
    nice work environment
    learning opportunities
    nice seniors
    supporting staff
    appreciable perks
    nice location (seattle)
    amazing experience
    amazing campus

    Cons

    cant think of any
    work schedule little hectic

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Progressively Structured and Formal

    • 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 full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Customer-centric and fast paced. Always launching new services to customers. Great peers and direct reports, everyone genuinely comes to work ready to work hard. I've seen many entry level employees move to management or analyst positions over the years. Some of the smartest leaders and managers I've worked with have come through the doors at Amazon. Pay is competitive.

    Cons

    Where once there was an environment for innovation there is red tape, especially in operations where front line associates want so badly to be heard and respected. Fast growth and formal structure is overtaking the informal and unstructured culture that was once sought after. Poor hiring decisions - There are so many new mid/high level managers hired externally who do not exude Amazon leadership principles. They have MBA's but don't know how to work with people, develop or inspire them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company culture is waning. Remember what it means to be an Amazonian, and the pride behind the brand years ago. I've seen more reliable, smart, inventive people who were going to be lifers with Amazon leave in the last two years. My newly hired peers typically shy away from healthy debate. Hear what your front line employees are saying they are the backbone of the company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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