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A sinking ship with limited new products and declining sales

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Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY

I have been working at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great engineers with good ideas

Cons

Sinking Sales and stifling bureaucracy

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Other Reviews for Sun Microsystems

  1.  

    Good place for engineers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in 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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Loved the culture!

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Corporate Counsel  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Corporate Counsel in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Talented people.
    Incredible products.
    Loved the culture.

    Cons

    Management changed direction every year.

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    Chart a course and follow it through with metrics.

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