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  • Health Insurance(7 comments)

    “United Healthcare was great. Awesome service, great working through everything during my illness and hospitalization.”

  • 401K Plan(6 comments)

    “Varied choices - conservative to aggressive among many MFs my personal favorites.”

  • Work From Home(5 comments)

    “Paid for Internet (DSL back then) and supportive with providing work from home systems and access. Processes streamlined to be friendly for work from...”

  • Aug 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Santa Clara, California

    Friday TGIF party is great!

  • Jan 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Santa Clara, California

    Pros: Well rounded benefits - 401K matching, Healtcare offerings and great Work Life balance Cons: Could have had a better investment advisory services. Saloman Smith Barney - was not great in advise and once caused me a loss when I tried to sell my options, convincing me to not sell.

  • Dec 03, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California

    The company benefits included health, dental, and vision coverage. The employee paid for a portion of the monthly premium, but Sun Microsystems covered most of the cost. The medical PPO plan was good.

  • Sep 02, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Training Instructor in Milpitas, California

    Up to 4 weeks vacation accrued, 6 weeks parental paid leave, 3 months unpaid

  • Jun 09, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Broomfield, Colorado

    Great healthcare coverage (I'm told by many medical providers that it's one of the most generous), vision coverage was also very good, 401k matching. Work from home (at Sun, not Oracle).

  • May 09, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Santa Clara, California

    Great 401k package. Educated people to work with.

  • Dec 02, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Newark, California

    Stock options, amount of vacation, health insurance

  • Sep 28, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Temple, Texas

    not treating military staff well

  • Sep 26, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Work from home was the best perk of working at Sun

  • Aug 11, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Menlo Park, California

    The best perk I miss was the company shut down for the week of July 4 and the week between Christmas and New Year. It gave families the ability to plan vacations ahead of time. Everyone returned to work happy and rested and this was also a cost savings on operations expenses.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (16)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (4)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • CheckmarkVision Insurance (4)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

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