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"Work hard, have a huge impact"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Detroit, MI
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Detroit, MI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

+ Your work will likely be seen and used by millions
+ Fantastic company values that people actually care about
+ Great co-workers and transparent management

Cons

- Fairly stressful environment
- Monthly on-call rotation

Advice to Management

Frugality shouldn't mean it's not the default to have the best tools for the job (dual monitors, newer computers) even if it's possible to get these things without too much trouble. Otherwise, I wouldn't change a thing!

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. "Investigating Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investigator Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Investigator Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    This position will pay overtime.

    Cons

    Requested to be very flexible yet given very little flexibility. Have to work a Sunday - Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday schedule. Difficult to take vacation time. Difficult to implement change. Very unorganized and unprofessional throughout management to HR.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro managing and treat your employees with respect.


  2. Helpful (7)

    "Big tech company"

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

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

    Pros

    Amazon is a fast growing company with its tendrils in numerous areas of commerce and technology. Its great to work on something that has a major global impact.

    Cons

    Its a big company that can have some issues with bureaucracy weighing down innovation. There are also pockets of political fiefdom where ambitious individuals will put their own needs ahead of those of the customer.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring so many execs from Microsoft ;)

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