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Updated July 27, 2017
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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great to start career and challenges

    Cons

    may not be the best company to compensate on food and other things


  2. "SDE I"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to improve your career and cv

    Cons

    Sometimes you will work at under minded projects

    Advice to Management

    Take turn SDE`s into nice learning projects

  3. "Alexa Software Engineer Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Ownership, Innovation, Learning, Growth and Deliver

    Cons

    None i observed or worth mentioning in social forum

    Advice to Management

    Keep innovating


  4. "Software engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Because I love this job I like to work in the IT field!!!

    Cons

    Pressure at the beginning of the as we are new to that type of works!! Should adjust to that environment..

    Advice to Management

    Who am I to advice the management?!


  5. "SDE at Bangalore"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    a.) Excellent work
    b.) Promotion based on work for SDEs
    c.) No politics
    d.) Stocks

    Cons

    a.) Frugal Company. Don't expect many perks.
    b.) Oncall


  6. "Working at Amazon"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Chennai (India)
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best company to work with. Can learn a lot.

    Cons

    None for sure. Amazon is the best place to work at.

    Advice to Management

    Really doing a great job.


  7. "Operational focused company"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most of the colleagues are competent and usually with a positive attitude.
    You have access to wast amount of resources and tools.
    You have the change to work on truly large scale problems.

    Cons

    Amazon isn't an environment were you can experiment too much, everything you do has to have some form of immediate impact

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    "SDE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learning, growth, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    Work pressure, fewer benefits, frugality shouldn't apply to perks


  9. "Great place to learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer-II in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer-II in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, high energy company to work with engineering problems of massive scale

    Cons

    It's a grind, most people come here to learn and burn out after so many years, hardly any projects that don't have tight, almost unreachable goals.


  10. "Working at Amazon"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility.
    You have access to brilliant people and a great knowledge base.
    Internal transfer program is great.
    Good offices and good hardware.

    Cons

    You might have a hard time if you land in the wrong team.
    Sometimes is really difficult to collaborate between teams.


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