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Once great company that lost it's way.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Sun Microsystems

Pros

Incredible talent: extremely smart, very dedicated, hard-working people who believed in what they were doing.

Cons

Inability to adapt, alter course and make difficult resource decisions.

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Learn how to say "No."

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    It was great in the old days

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Engineer  in  Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    Love working on various equipment

    Cons

    Lack of parts and distance is too great to drive

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    Get rid of the middle management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great place with innovative culture

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Menlo Park, CA

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

    Pros

    Ethics, hardware chops, java engineers

    Cons

    Inability to convert the corp. DNA from hardware to a (profitable) software company. Or simply ran out of time. Bad acquisition strategy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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