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Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

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

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Opportunity to solve large scale problems

Cons

Teams don't collaborate well with each other

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  1. Mixed bag

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities; some great, some not so great. Considering that there is a lot of potential; you may find what you're looking for here.

    Cons

    Vendor to FTE relationship is generally kind of poor; the FTEs tend to look down on the vendor vendor contractors.

    Advice to Management

    Management is stuck in a groove and can't get up. There is not enough laser-focus effort to steer the ship. A company that can 'turn on a dime' is more exciting to work for.


  2. Great talent, Opportunity to work on various projects

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Development Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Development Manager in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Great talent. There is some really good talent in Microsoft and opportunity to work and learn from them is awesome. - Microsoft provides opportunity to work on wide spectrum of technologies - Bing, Server, Windows, XBOX, Office - Microsoft provides good work life balance. - Microsoft has some of the best benefit package in industry.

    Cons

    - Microsoft seems to be playing catching up in too many areas - phone, tablets, search. It might be better to pick fewer areas and go all in them.


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