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"Good senior leadership, and great customer obsession"

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

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

Pros

The company really is obsessed with the customer. There are a lot of really challenging projects inside the company that are a blast to work on and you get to be around a lot of really intelligent people.

Cons

Frugality being a core value sometimes comes at a cost. There aren't many company holidays or vacation days for employees. The work-life balance is definitely tilted more towards work. Deadlines are often tight and goals are very big, causing lots of late nights.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (1)

    "they want all of you. Period."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A lot fo things happening, growth

    Cons

    no work/life balance at all


  2. Helpful (10)

    "Everything I hoped for and feared"

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

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

    Pros

    The culture is remarkable here - this is a company that truly abides by its leadership principles. Two in particular stand out. Customer obsession: If you believe that building great products and businesses starts by understanding the customer and committing to solve their goals, you will fit in well. Ownership: If you do your best work when you feel like a business owner and want to have the freedom to dive in, you will fit in well. If you don't match up with either of these statements, you won't succeed.

    Cons

    Is the workload a lot? Sure - solving big problems with customer focus takes focus and determination. Expectations are high. Amazon hires the best and then expects the best from its hires. In my experience, the workload is consistent with other top tech companies that want to win.

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