Sun Microsystems

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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 (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
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    excellent work culture

    Current Employee - Director Engineering
    Current Employee - Director Engineering

    I have been working at Sun Microsystems full-time (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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    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 (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, values, perks and work environment

    Cons

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

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