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good for junior, hard for senior

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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 (more than 5 years)

Pros

advanced architecture. lots of cool things for junior engineers to learn.

Cons

really hard to get promoted in company, particularly from sde 2 to sde3

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    From an SDE intern:
    Great experience, great company values, well managed and organized, but...frugal

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    Former Intern - Software Developer in Seattle, WA
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Amazon.com as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - $
    - Awesome, intelligent, curious, chill people
    - Great management, company is well organized and streamlined
    - Company is really product and customer centric, they care about what they do
    - Nice campus

    Cons

    - They are very frugal and thus don't give away cool employee benefits, ie. No free amazon prime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give perks (in lieu of pay if you must), people will like it

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fast paced learning environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast growing business, vast horizon of technologies and verticals

    Cons

    Quality of employees, work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Breath!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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