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Great company to work for, awesome benefits, but higher management seems to be lost.

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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)  in  Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

Pros

Work-life balance, benefits, lots of oportunities

Cons

Anual review system, upper management, salary below Market.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Lots of great people, but large company culture and politics

    Former Employee - Principal Architect  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Principal Architect in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, great products, can have impact on millions of people

    Cons

    Culture has changed, lots of politics and beaurocracy and second guessing

    Neutral Outlook
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    It is a great journey with ms

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    Former Employee - Senior Lead Program Manager  in  Haidian, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Lead Program Manager in Haidian, Beijing (China)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working env., great benefit, challenge work targets, well training, flexible mgmt. smart team mates, very unique culture, very aggressive, realistic

    Cons

    Internal politics is terrible. Too much US centric.. Big company sick, too many meetings, performance review process is poor, could not well fit in to local env., too much windows focus.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thinking about more on quality of growth

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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