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Senior S/W engineer

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Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Smart people around - Good life & work balance - Good work environment

Cons

- Better to work on core business - Hard to get focus for other skill except s/w writing (ex: media) - Very frequent manager/org change

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Good place to work, but they demand a lot

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of interesting projects - you can work in just about any technology field Lots of interesting people - you work with people smarter than you

    Cons

    Work-Life balance can easily get out of whack if you don't actively manage expectations Performance evaluation process was grossly bizarre - testers were rated with/against devs & PMs, not just with/against other testers


  2. I enjoyed every bit of my experience

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, cooperative team members, benefits

    Cons

    Rigorous schedule with meetings and appointments


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