Sun Microsystems
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Deep engineering oriented culture that values and encouraged innovation

Senior Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

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

Pros. Deeply intellectual and very engineering-oriented culture
. Valued innovation
. Challenging technical problems to work on
. Respect for the individual

Cons. Loose management
. Some lack of strategic and marketing clarity
. Occasional policy of "drift"

Advice to Senior Management. Tighten management, while not losing the benefits of engineering satisfaction
. Clarify strategic focus and long-term vision
. Don't drift
. Continue to respect the individual contributor and continue to encourage innovation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Best experience ever

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

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


Pros: Nice working enviroment. Lot of activities to enjoy! Cons: Since Oracle bought this company, many people were fired. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Best Companies that i ever worked for

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for less than a year


Pros: good company to work for Cons: sun mgmt not able to monitise No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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