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8 people found this helpful  

Work hard 24/7 and have fun when you can

Software Development Engineer I (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

ProsVery competent management.
Talented and efficient colleagues.

ConsHuge operational burden and "oncall" pain in most teams.
Hard to move up.
Difficult to work on big projects from scratch unless yo uare a principle engineer, which is really high up the ladder.

Advice to Senior ManagementThink about why Amazon does such a bad job at attracting and retaining senior technical talent.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Experience was enriching but could have been more appreciative.

    Software Development Engineer Intern (Former Employee) Seattle, WA

    I worked at Amazon.com


    Pros: Highly motivated environment and good culture Very technology driven and focussed. Cons: Low work life balance Lack of appreciation from higher management At times… More
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    Heads down hard working culture, not a lot of fun

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com


    Pros: Constant innovation, smart people, good career advancement available Cons: High expectations, long hours, culture varies significantly by team No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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