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26 days ago

Sr. Software Development Manager

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA +2 locations

· Develop the long-term strategy for content platform and translate that into an achievable road map/action plan. · Execute on Amazon Prime Music… Amazon.com


10 days ago

Big

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

AWS Support provides global technical support to a wide range of external customers as they build mission-critical applications on top of AWS… Amazon.com


1 day ago

Business Analyst – new

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

In San Francisco we own and develop Amazon's core digital music experiences such as the Cloud Player music locker and the MP3 Store, which has a… Amazon.com


3 days ago

Lead Sales Development Representative

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

As a Lead Sales Development Representative, you will create a great first impression for our prospects and customers through timely follow up on… Amazon.com


13 days ago

Senior Cloud Technical Account Manager

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mindshare and broad use of Amazon Web Services (including… Amazon.com


8 days ago

Sr. Technical Program Manager

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

In San Francisco we own and develop Amazon's core digital music experiences such as the Cloud Player music locker and the MP3 Store, which has a… Amazon.com


29 days ago

Enterprise Productivity Solutions Architect

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

· Work with customers to deploy enterprise productivity solutions that leverage AWS services · Work with other AWS teams to drive enterprise… Amazon.com


8 days ago

Senior Android Developer

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

“Amazon Music, part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an equal opportunity employer.” #MusicJobs Qualifications 8+ years of client… Amazon.com


8 days ago

Back

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

In this role, you will design technical solutions to drive music recommendation to millions of Amazon’s users around the world. We're seeking skilled… Amazon.com


8 days ago

Quality Assurance Tech

Amazon.com San Francisco, CA

· You will be responsible for all manual testing of multiple complex features of an application across various platforms, including mobile and web… Amazon.com


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    Come for the brand; leave for your sanity

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Grade-A talent - by far the smartest people I've ever worked with. Engineering is on par with Microsoft, Google, and Facebook
    Product recognition - Everyone knows Amazon.

    Cons

    Work life balance is extremely poor. Go into this with your eyes wide open. This is a serious Amazon culture problem that doesn't just happen to other people.

    High attrition rate - the average employee tenure is around two years. This is because the signing bonus is paid over a two year period.

    Excessive culture of meetings - Developers and managers alike will find themselves in 4 to 9 hours of meetings a day. This is no exaggeration. Meetings are considered the insurance policy of communications. Something hasn't been said if it wasn't said in a meeting, to a group of people that were listed as attendees. (Case in point: this review isn't official unless I invite you to a meeting and have you read it in my presence.)

    Promotions are extremely difficult to maneuver. You're better off leaving and rejoining in order to move up a level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is for Jeff Bezos and nobody else:

    1) The weekly CPR meetings ends up consuming days of effort just to prepare status. It's killing productivity. You know this.

    2) Adopt Agile

    3) Stack ranking is hurting the company. I've seen great talent get pushed out because of favoritism. What a shame.

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