Amazon Lab126
3.1 of 5 68 reviews
www.lab126.com Sunnyvale, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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3 people found this helpful  

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

Senior Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Cupertino, CA

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

ProsBrilliant 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

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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11 people found this helpful  

Good products. Poor work environment.

Product Design Engineer (Current Employee)
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… Cons: Company's top leadership principle is Frugality Slave driving company Long working hours Little to no perks/extra benefits No… Advice to Senior Management: You will burn people out. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great product, good work environment

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
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!… Cons: Very secretive company! B/c of this communication to employees is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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