Amazon.com
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www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work and succeed

Operations (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Amazon.com as an intern for less than a year

ProsTons of opportunity. Nice support system. Great benefits. Fun place to work.

ConsNot for people who do not want to work hard.

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

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A place to start

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: Amazon is a great entry place for engineers. A mix of some ability and some drive will get an entrant into the full engineering exposure… Cons: Management ability is completely random. Many do not have the training or ability to manage. The rise by force of will culture leads… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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The unending barrage of work and stress are poorly mitigated by one retention method - monetary compensation.

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Working at large scale, service oriented architecture, operational effectiveness, resume… Cons: Dev ops percentage higher than actual development, high pressure, poor… Advice to Senior Management: More transparency both internally and externally, particularly with the open-source community. Amazon highly leverages open-source but rarely contributes anything back. The stack ranking system of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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