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IT Manager

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - IT Manager in Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - IT Manager in Santa Clara, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Smart and motivated team, good IT management, good benefits, Work from Home,

Cons

outsourced application support model is not agile and increases time to delivery, no sabbatical for long term employees, vision for company not consistently communicated, travel limits due to cost constraints, uncertain future for company as it was acquired by Oracle

Advice to Management

don't out source core knowledge of apps

Other Employee Reviews for Sun Microsystems

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    Former Employee - User Interface Designer in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - User Interface Designer in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Sun offered developers and engineering staff independence, a creative environment, intelligent colleagues, access to high-end technology, and a great campus and working environment. There was a real commitment to quality software design.

    Cons

    The development process was often driven by marketing and engineering managers working at cross-purposes to one another. There was little support or fulfillment working on products that got cancelled. Ultimately it burned people out.


  2. Great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Sun 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.

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted from within as an Admin.


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