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Great place to work with!

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Former Contractor - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Former Contractor - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Recommends
Negative Outlook

Pros

Great culture, values, perks and work environment

Cons

Set back environment. Sometimes it feels like you need a push.

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  1. Static company from a career perspective, for ten years starting 2000

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Courses at Stanford and Berkeley

    Cons

    Incessant insecurity, continuous fear of lay offs. Political unethical scheming of mediocrities

    Advice to Management

    I worked in Sun before the merger with Oracle.


  2. The sky was the limit

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Solution Designer in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Solution Designer in Denver, CO

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative, fun, forwards, great place to work.

    Cons

    Long work hours and later hours.

    Advice to Management

    Remember the values that SUN stood for and keep them alive.


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