Sun Microsystems
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Hardware Engineering

Circuit Design Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems

Prosflexible work schedule, telecommuting and remote offices, health benefits

Consmicromanagement at its worse, teammates unsupportive and unhelpful

Advice to Senior ManagementSet realistic deadlines, and don't hire incompetent people

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work, but may not keep up with changes in market compensation

Senior Program Manager (Former Employee)
Broomfield, CO

I worked at Sun Microsystems


Pros: Work life balance. Nice people. Know how to… Cons: Not succeeding at the time when I was there so there was a bad feeling about layoffs and budget cuts. I found the ~4%/year raise was… Advice to Senior Management: Figure out how to hire people back in to the company after they go get their MBA. I left to a Top-10 MBA program… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Senior Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

I worked at Sun Microsystems


Pros: Great work at home program. Good balance between work and… Cons: CEO did not know how to lead. During the Oracle acquisition had us running around doing things and purchasing new apps. that made… Advice to Senior Management: They did it! Sold the company to the highest… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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