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Ideal for those who like it intense and fast-paced

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Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Research Scientist in Seattle, WA

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time

Pros

Things move quickly
Lots of opportunities to have a big impact and grow
Opportunities to build your own tools/roll your own
Challenges of large scale of data and systems

Cons

Nothing significant (your mileage may vary)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Average internship project, average team spirit

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    * The free cereals bar...
    * No income tax in WA
    * Pretty city
    * Amazon is right next to the lake
    * Scale of the problems
    * Decent salary

    Cons

    * Seattle is terribly rainy and only suited for families
    * Some amount of bitch-job giving
    * No free corporate restaurant (vs. what is done in CA)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very heavy workload without much reward (Fulfillment Center)

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Assistant (Tier III) in Breinigsville, PA
    Current Employee - Production Assistant (Tier III) in Breinigsville, PA

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

    Pros

    challenging environment- good place to really grow as an employee
    great job security and company growth
    10% discount on purchases on Amazon.com

    Cons

    changing and conflicting job expectations
    extremely heavy workloads
    low pay caps in the FC world
    high manager turnover
    no substantial tuition reimbursement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more opportunities for the talented employees you have. Investing in the tier 3 employees that carry shifts through manager after manager might lead to higher morale and more associate interest in advancing with Amazon.com.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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