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www.microsoft.com Redmond, WA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent company, people and work place

Software Engineer II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

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

ProsThe company is filled with brilliant and intelligent people. Microsoft has all type of teams and plenty of opportunities for all kinds of work.

ConsGrowth is slow and the review process is not that good. Also the culture in some teams is very rigid. Not easy to influence and bring on change.

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

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Principal Program Manager (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: No limits on how far you can grow. Great opportunity to move from… Cons: Performance review system encourages bad behavior and wastes time. A lot of… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the performance stack rank system. Don't fire long term… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

 

This job was hard work, long hours, but rewarding intellectually and financially.

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: Solid career paths, good pay, good benefits Cons: Long hours and a horrible commute if you live in… Advice to Senior Management: Focus more on results rather than shiny frameworks More

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