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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

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I worked in Sun before the merger with Oracle.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
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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    The sky was the limit

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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 for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Creative, fun, forwards, great place to work.

    Cons

    Long work hours and later hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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