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Helpful (1)

A bumpy ride

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Principal Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Good money, some places have very interesting work, but one has to look hard for them. You get to work with some incredibly smart people, and affect lives of millions. Or at least that's how it used to be.

Cons

Politics. Suddenly the whole team goes down the drain, and you have to jump off really fast if you don't want to get stuck in sewer for a long time. Compensation is getting less and less competitive with time. Upper management is not very bright or competent, everything worthy is done despite them.

Advice to Management

Just go away, and let innovative people take over.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. great place to feel yourself

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    excellent working conditions - notably the tempature

    Cons

    the constant rain is a nuisance

    Advice to Management

    stay in shape like the other tech company bosses


  2. Helpful (5)

    Cutthroat and unfriendly

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Salary Nice location The work that you do may not be super interesting, but it's nice to see that your work is actually used in a piece of software used by millions.

    Cons

    Many unfriendly team members Strange work mentality The work environment is very unfriendly. Even though you are in teams, everybody at Microsoft really looks out for themselves.


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