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Lots of work, challenging work environment, but interesting work,

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

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

Pros

Interesting work. Good pay. High profile products.

Cons

Very busy. Some difficult co-workers. Office politics. Stack ranking.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Ownership, pace of learning, supportive yet tough environment. Long term career opportunities and movement within the company--once you've put your time in.

    Cons

    Expect to consistently work outside of "regular" hours with the ironic expectation to not go overtime (if hourly), but to stay extremely busy as well. Work/life balance depends on your manager, this is a results-driven company where your performance is almost solely evaluated on analytics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find new ways to motivate employees that includes some appreciation and positive reward.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place for entrepreneurs and go-getters.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Ability to have an impact.
    Big roles.

    Cons

    Will eat you up if you don't manage your time; just set the right boundaries for yourself.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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