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Growing pains

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Boulder, CO

Pros- Smart colleagues
- Reach: Software you work on is used my millions
- Good salary and benefits
- Good development environment

Cons- Lot of politics, especially at higher levels
- Lots of redundant work. Many teams seem to be doing the same thing without knowledge of each others work
- Too many law suits distracts attention from building good products
- Too many "me too" products.

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    Large scale, competitive workplace with tons of smart people and cool technology

    Staff Software Engineer (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google


    Pros: Great technology and processes that are optimized to let you succeed. Tons to learn.… Cons: You are evaluated on impact, but with the size of Google it is increasingly difficult to make a mark and get the recognition needed to… More
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    The best work place, ever!

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Google


    Pros: The best place to work at. Cons: There are too many snacks. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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