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3 people found this helpful  

A dream job at the world's best-funded startup

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Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer  in  Cupertino, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Cupertino, CA

I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time for more than a year

Pros

Brilliant engineers
CEO with a long-term, coherent vision
Growing fast, but at a measured pace and with a plan
Really does put the customer first, in everything
Not afraid to take big risks and fail

Cons

Lean principles for manufacturing don't always apply to knowledge workers
Frugality can be a bit disappointing (very few amenities)

Recommends
Positive Outlook

Other Reviews for Amazon Lab126

  1. 12 people found this helpful  

    Good products. Poor work environment.

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    Current Employee - Product Design Engineer  in  Cupertino, CA
    Current Employee - Product Design Engineer in Cupertino, CA

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company to put on your resume
    Cool products
    Interesting work
    Good bonus package to keep you with the company

    Cons

    Company's top leadership principle is Frugality
    Slave driving company
    Long working hours
    Little to no perks/extra benefits
    No work-life balance
    No one gives a d*** about your personal wellness.
    Not a long term place to stay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You will burn people out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great product, good work environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cupertino, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA

    I worked at Amazon Lab126 as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    The products are easy to believe in.
    Creativity flows everywhere! Really a great group to collaborate with.

    Cons

    Very secretive company! B/c of this communication to employees is under par.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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