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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)

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.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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 (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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