Amazon Web Services
3.4 of 5 104 reviews
www.aws.amazon.com Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

Prosa lot of talented people

Consto many employees in the company

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    16 people found this helpful  

    It will be a hard slog, and if you start at the wrong group you're in big trouble

    Software Development Manager (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon Web Services full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: - Cutting edge technology (at least in some groups) - Excellent tooling/infrastructure for SDEs. Good (not too burdensome) processes. - Smart engineers - Good pay… Cons: - Terrible oncall in almost every group. You will get very little sleep. All manner of abuse of employees is justified on the basis of… Advice to Senior Management: - Don't create a bureaucracy. Maintain a flat org structure like Google. - Hire managers who write code around 10% of their job (these type… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    8 people found this helpful  

    Not a happy place

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I worked at Amazon Web Services full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: You will learn a lot. There are some great people here. South… Cons: You will be thrown under the bus. Amazon is notoriously cheap. There is no work/life balance. Appreciation is rare. Too many Microsofties… Advice to Senior Management: It doesn't matter; you won't listen. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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