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"Great experience"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Technical Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Smart people
Successful business
Builds new stuff

Cons

Only good for rockstars, if you are not planning to be the best - don't bother. Even from a money perspective, only rockstars get promoted and the big bonuses.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. "Solid company with lots of opportunities"

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

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong customer focus.
    Good career advancement
    Choice of many different projects
    Very smart peoples
    Great stock price increase

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit bureaucratic
    A bit too frugal about their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Consider more the input of engineers. Make sure that software built of high quality has a good chance of shipping.


  2. "Satisfied"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Decent people
    Once peak was over, everything became simple

    Cons

    The security agents are pretty rude.
    During peal time, the long hours can have a negative affect on your life
    Be sure to invest in some insoles for your shoes, you will regret it if you don't.

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