Sun Microsystems
3.4 of 5 988 reviews
www.sun.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work

Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
Broomfield, CO

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

ProsSun was a great place to work in it's hey day. Great benefits, lots of team building and the all hands were always something special. They spared no expense, with guest speakers such as Dana Carvey.

ConsHard to get promoted from within as an Admin.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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First 15 years were amazing, last three under Jonathan Schwartz were terrible die to his leadership

Senior Director (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

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


Pros: Smart people, latitude to do great things, flexible work environment, collaborative culture… Cons: Politics abounded. Jonathan Schwartz drove the company into the ground all by himself and fired anyone who disagreed… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

 

Once great company that lost it's way.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Sun Microsystems


Pros: Incredible talent: extremely smart, very dedicated, hard-working people who believed… Cons: Inability to adapt, alter course and make difficult resource decisions. Advice to Senior Management: Learn how to say "No." More

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