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Great place to learn the basics

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Former Employee - Programming Writer  in  Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Programming Writer in Redmond, WA

Pros

People are nice and you have a chance to learn a lot on the job. Free beverages are a nice perk.

Cons

Hard to get hired as an FTE. Just when you think you've worked long enough as a contractor...nope.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Stable company, trying to reinvent itself

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    Former Employee - Group Program Manager  in  Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Group Program Manager in Redmond, WA

    Pros

    Engineering driven culture, good people, excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Need to get their hunger back and shake their complacency. They are trying hard now and time will tell if they are successful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drive direct customer experience and hands on customer contact within engineering teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Work on innovative systems engineering

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II  in  Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA

    Pros

    Relaxed work culture, stable business

    Cons

    MSFT stock, management overhead, PMs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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