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"Experience at Amazon varies by team"

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Former Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bengaluru (India)
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bengaluru (India)
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Highly decentralized work environment - every team has its own culture. So pick the right team
A very talented set of people to work with at that time

Cons

Lethargy? I don't know how else to put it. Things move really slow. Painfully slow. Easy to lose motivation.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

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    "Have fun, work hard and make history"

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

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

    Pros

    You get to work at latest technology, hard deadlines and face new challenges almost everyday.

    Cons

    Facilities suck. Not much employee friendly working environment

    Advice to Management

    Need to improve the facilities for the employees, right from commutation, food, play areas, etc.


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    "Brings out a better, smarter you everydday"

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

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

    Pros

    - You get different things to work on everyday
    - You get to work on different technologies which you just hear from outside amazon.
    - You get Challenges that helps you grow and you get to chance always push your limit to reach new heights

    Cons

    - Some of the engineering processes can be better
    - A lot of management are actually less technical
    - Terribly bad when it comes to Work life management

    Advice to Management

    - When you plan for a business deliverable, plan ahead so that your engineers don't burnout
    - Be more and more Open on the areas amazon doesn't have a leadership position in the business

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