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excellent work culture

Current Employee - Director Engineering
Current Employee - Director Engineering

I have been working at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Technology leaders who were ahead of time in introducing new concepts. Flexible and open work culture that encouraged innovation and team work.

Cons

Couldn't turn technology into profits for the company. Too much focus on open sourcing.

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

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    Former Employee - Product Manager  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Courses at Stanford and Berkeley

    Cons

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

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    I worked in Sun before the merger with Oracle.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO
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    Great place to work with!

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

    I worked at Sun Microsystems as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture, values, perks and work environment

    Cons

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

    Recommends
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