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Software Development Engineer 2

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

ProsBest work life balance in the industry

ConsNot agile enough. People are not held responsible.

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

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    Once great company becomes more cutthroat by the day....

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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Talented people Great resources Good benefits (used to be great, but recent… Cons: Review system is inane Leadership lives in a bubble Once collaborative environment… Advice to Senior Management: Scrap the current review system. It's demotivating. Spend time outside of Redmond to see… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Be inspired ot innovate, but don't build a cheap alternative to a big budget initiative

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


    Pros: A lot of leeway to define your objectives and commitments and make decisions about where you spend your energies on a daily basis.… Cons: Middle managment (Director to GM) is extremely prideful. Most managers achieve their roles by boys club association and by burying the achievements of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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