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

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Not bad

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

I have been working at Amazon.com as an intern for less than a year

ProsHigh pay, friendly teams (but depends on team). Good architecture.

ConsNo freedom to work on own projects.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Make sure you know what you are signing up for --- Crazy hours and Compensation Traps

Area Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year


Pros: -Top tier operations experience -Working with top talent Cons: -Not uncommon to work 60+ hours per week -Nights and Weekends -Compensation… Advice to Senior Management: -Practice what you preach -Follow up No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Learned a lot, but difficult work environment

Quality Assurance Engineer (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: I meet and worked with some very smart people. And I was able to learn some cutting edge technology. Salary was decent. Advice for… Cons: Dev Managers rule the company. Their decisions will trump other people's feedback. The company promotes those that are technically gifted, but then provides no support… Advice to Senior Management: Start looking at your employees as long term assets. Provide training for managers so that they can… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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