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decent place

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) (Former Employee) Washington, DC

Prosgood management, decent progression, great technology

Consinternal politics, all offices are not the same

Advice to Senior Managementbe more transparent and reachable

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

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    Easy to do if you prefer not to work

    Director (Former Employee) Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: People who are super smart and driven. An exclusive enclave of engineering folks, always challenging each other to… Cons: Mid and upper levels have no clue what is going on and spend all their time in meetings. Building PowerPoint slides, discussing them endlessly, and… Advice to Senior Management: Stop patting each other on the back and kidding each… – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great company, with a lot of cash but they don't know how to use it

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: It's a great company, and while working there I felt very proud to be part of it. The licensing/software side… Cons: For MS Advertising they had so many opportunities to be the #1, yet they managed to destroy value. They bought aQuantive for 6.4… Advice to Senior Management: Hire media people, not tech people to run MS Advertising, give the subs full P&L control, make… – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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