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Great learning oppurtunities, smartest people that you could learn from.

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

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

ProsSmart people.
Great benefits.
Good work life balance.

ConsPolitics in teams.
Curve ratings is the BIGGEST detrimental to any motivation to perform good job.
Slow growth in various old Windows\Server teams.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A good place to start, but being an SDET is a horrible career choice.

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: The benefit of working at a large company in terms of fringe benefits… Cons: Advancement is nebulous and is highly dependent on whether or not your boss is competent at his/her job. SDET career path is an absolute joke.… 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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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Program Manager (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Intellegent peers, challenging work, lots of opportunities Cons: Horrible managers, myth of "work-life balance", lack of support for… Advice to Senior Management: Sensitivity training. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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