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Intense company. Intelligent and dedicated people

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II  in  Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Seattle, WA

Pros

Stock keeps going up :)
Get to learn a lot from team mates.
Great managers (for the most part)
You can take on as much responsibility as you want and grow.
Chance to be part of one of the fastest growing 100Billion company

Cons

on call
job can be stress full at times
a lot of people are workaholics which pushes everyone to work harder and harder

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get support engineers for all teams. There is no good justification for hiring expensive software engineers and making them do support work. Build better internal tools for SDEs (this is improving quite a bit, but there is a ways to go)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Amazon sucks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Middletown, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middletown, DE

    Pros

    Pays is decent, not the best but decent

    Cons

    Managers are a bunch egotistic power hungry bullies who pre on lower staff. They are a bunch of malfunctioning idots who needs to realize that the regular worker is just as much of the companie's success as they are.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire regular people, not morons to lead the staff!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good pay...does not care about employees

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate  in  Carlisle, PA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Carlisle, PA

    Pros

    The pay at Amazon is very fair

    Cons

    They treat their employees as capital recources, not people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actually show some real concern for your employees. You will end up with a happier and more prodcutive labor force.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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