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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

Pros

Awesome company to work at. Very interesting work. Cutting edge on several levels, surrounded by several brilliant people! Also bring your dog to work!

Cons

Its a lot of work, be prepared to work. There are also not too many perks, but I am fine with that. I would just say its more about your work than its about anything else.

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    Software Enginer

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Top-notch engineering talent and excellent compensation

    Cons

    Very aggressive, not lifestyle-friendly, very focused on making money, sometimes feels like a Wall Street firm. Not for the long-term unless you can be aggressive day-in and day-out for years and years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax a bit, and respect people more

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    A lot of stress has been taken off my shoulders with this job.

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    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Haslet, TX
    Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate in Haslet, TX

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -The benefits: All in all, the benefits are definitely fantastic.
    Holiday pay is awesome.
    Management is unbelievably down to earth and understanding to any issues that may occur. They are here to help you succeed as they say. I have never came across a job as helpful as Amazon in terms of caring for their employees.
    They are huge on safety policies and will not let you work in unsafe conditions/environments
    The opportunities to grow within this company is outstanding!

    Cons

    I have notice some cases of "favoritism" between management and employees.
    The rates can get difficult especially on those bad days.
    Sometimes, the system will glitch and I would have to really work tough during these glitches to keep my rate up.

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