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Great learning

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

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Wide range of technologies, projects, and teams.

Cons

Promotion process is very difficult. Deadline driven.

Advice to Management

Take care of people

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Have never worked so hard for so little

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Steady work if they give it to you, opportunity to advance if you are lucky enough to be recognized

    Cons

    Unrealistic productivity quotas, lack of breaks, monotony, treatment like cattle

  2. Helpful (2)

    Prepare to work your butt off

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun and challenging problems every day.
    I get to work alongside and learn from some of the smartest people I know.
    There are so many ways to have a big impact on millions of people.
    A chance to participate in history.

    Cons

    Its really challenging to keep a good work life balance here, and that seems to be by design.
    It's a bit of a chaotic environment and isn't always the easiest place to get things done.

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