Sun Microsystems
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A sinking ship with limited new products and declining sales

Senior Project Manager (Current Employee)
New York, NY

ProsGreat engineers with good ideas

ConsSinking Sales and stifling bureaucracy

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place for engineers

    Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Very nice to engineers. flexible. innovative. good compensation. Cons: bad upper management. don't understand software as a business 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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    A great starting point

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Junior employees given advanced responsibilities Most business units staffed by thought-leaders in their verticals Employees given carte blanche… Cons: Highly political corporate culture with little meritocracy despite plethora of talent Little stability with most employees more preoccupied with job security than their actual job Bias… Advice to Senior Management: Quit and hand the reins over to people that know… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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