Sun Microsystems

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Great Company

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Former Employee - Tech IV  in  Hillsboro, OR
Former Employee - Tech IV in Hillsboro, OR

Pros

Excellent People to work with. Learned so much. Had a lot of fun. Great offsite meeting and fun times. I would go back if they want me to.

Cons

Got laid off for no fault of my own. Company was acquired by Oracle. They won't hire anyone that was laid off from Sun.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop cutting costs by laying off your most skilled workers. How about hiring back some of them?

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    unknown future,even after acquisition by oracle

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA

    Pros

    easy atmosphere,interesting technologies and smart people

    Cons

    unknown future,even after acquisition t

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get back to basics,2 much politics

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Lucky Twice

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    Former Employee - Engagement Architect  in  Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Engagement Architect in Bellevue, WA

    Pros

    Brilliant assembly of technologists supported by an Systems Engineering group 2nd to none.

    Cons

    They were acquired by Oracle, who now are hiring to address hardware support, as they have traditionally been a software only company. This is not a "Con" rather an opportunity to reassemble hardworking hardware engineers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain the company culture of the former (early) Sun Microsystems within the Hardware component of the organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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