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Best place I have worked.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Support Specialist in Huntington, WV
Current Employee - Support Specialist in Huntington, WV

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

Pros

Company shows real desire to help you improve yourself. If you make the effort you can move up.

Cons

Work can sometimes be frustrating, but not the fault of the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Exciting and dynamic group of smart people working on the next gen big things

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Technology obsessed smart people around you.
    Strong and visionary leadership team
    Lots of growth opportunities

    Cons

    Very few perks, unstructured in terms of HR.
    Very long working hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees need some more fun than just exciting work!

    Positive Outlook
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    Former SDE Intern at Amazon

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Seattle, WA
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the biggest pros:

    1) Streamlined development culture across the company.
    2) Very supportive team mates who helped constantly raise the bar by asking the right questions and putting the foot down at the right time.
    3) Lot of opportunities to learn by way of tech talks and stuff.
    4) Open policy for interns to move to teams of their choice.
    5) Strictly enforced code review process
    6) Good pay

    Cons

    Some of the minor downsides:

    1) It takes a ton of meetings to reach consensus on something. Sometimes, with a lot of digression and emphasis on minor details.
    2) No freebies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not in the league to advice upper management yet.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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