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Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

Pros- Work with may smart people.
- They have a varied portfolio of products that you can move around inside the company depending on your interests.
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Cons- Lots of politics and bureaucracy get in the way.
- The review process is dependent on how you are perceived, not really based on what you do.

Advice to Senior ManagementReduce the internal turf wars so that every team is striving for the same goals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Exciting place to work with huge opportunities

Senior Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Various opportunities inside the company Chances to meet/work with world leaders… Cons: Different teams have vastly different cultures It is important to understand… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Smart people, good benefits, myopic management

Market Research Manager (Former Employee)
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I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: It was fun to work with the smart, passionate people… Cons: Each year, there seems to be more process and administrative hurdles to deal with. So much time is spent getting everyone to buy… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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