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Operations, coding and deadlines slavery

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

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

Pros

Learn about web operations and customer centric organization.
Teams are self-organized.

Cons

Imbalance between work vs salary and life.
The technologies used internally are the same as those used everywhere else. There is no need to come to Amazon to learn them.
None is free of operations and night and weekends on-call.
People is usually exhausted after 1-2 years of overwork

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    "Work Hard", then you can learn what the real "Customer centric" is.

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    Former Employee - Product Manager  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Tokyo (Japan)

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

    Pros

    Challenging but you can learn Amazon policy.

    Cons

    Not "Have Fun", employee don't look happy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Challenging but hectic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    gr8 crowd, Ownership given for tasks

    Cons

    Difficult to manage work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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