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Pretty good place to work at.

Lead Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Redmond, WA

Pros- Reasonable salary
- Nice summers in Seattle
- Lots of opportunities/technologies inside the company
- Can grow in an individual contributor or managerial path.
- Some extremely talented people

Cons- Pockets of incompetence, especially outside the core moneymaker teams
- Lots of legacy to deal with
- Cross group collaboration is sometimes a nightmare

Advice to Senior Management- Get the right talent on the online businesses
- Clean up the Windows Mobile mess.
- Fix marketing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Pros: Great work envirenment, work life balance, oppurtunity to work on many diffrent projects( system level development to… Cons: The rain, not many networking oppurtunity outside microsofot Advice to Senior Management: need more incubation projects becoming products Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Tech Support (Current Employee) Redmond, WA

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    Pros: Working with new MS technology You like the safety of a… Cons: Terrible place for IT people, they don't value IT workers You will only work with MS technologies (bad for IT people) You will be subject to incompetent… Advice to Senior Management: Why would I give you any advice? No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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