Sun Microsystems
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www.sun.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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IT Manager (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

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

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

Consoutsourced 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 Senior Managementdon't out source core knowledge of apps

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sun was a great place to be a cowboy

User Interface Designer (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

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


Pros: Sun offered developers and engineering staff independence, a creative environment, intelligent colleagues, access to high-end technology,… Cons: The development process was often driven by marketing and engineering managers working at cross-purposes to one another.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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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


Pros: Sun was a great place to work in it's hey day. Great benefits, lots of team building and… Cons: Hard 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… More

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