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Hardware Engineering

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Former Employee - Circuit Design Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Circuit Design Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems

Pros

flexible work schedule, telecommuting and remote offices, health benefits

Cons

micromanagement at its worse, teammates unsupportive and unhelpful

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Set realistic deadlines, and don't hire incompetent people

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Morale left long time ago

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    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Sun Microsystems

    Pros

    Good technology
    Good engineers
    Pride in Sun brand

    Cons

    Miserable morale
    Lack of leadership
    Poor communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find leadership and communicate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Awesome place to learn, with no benefits and screwed up execution. Engineers rule, make descisions,

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

    I worked at Sun Microsystems

    Pros

    Awesome place to learn, with no benefits and screwed up execution. Engineers rule, make descisions, Marketing has less to say. Exactly opposite to Oracle

    Cons

    Execution sucks, no incentives, Trauma with layoffs every 6 months

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You suck

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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