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"Exciting and good work, but some teams work too hard"

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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Seattle, WA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Lots of exciting development going on with continual growth.

Cons

On-call process: most SDEs take turns going "on-call" and carry a pager, often having to respond to system failures in the middle of the night.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "The colleagues are really nice and they are really helpful when you have problems with your own project."

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

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

    Pros

    The environment is very friendly.
    People are hard-working.
    The manager do not push hard.

    Cons

    The dinning condition is a little bit tough, there are food trucks, but you have to wait for a long time to order your lunch.


  2. "Every day is different and Challenging!"

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

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

    Pros

    1) No day is the same.
    2) 3 day weekends
    3) Easy to get promoted if you are a good leader
    4) Get to work with a lot of smart people
    5) You can move around within the company
    6) It is easy to change processes, if you can back up your project with data
    7) Your job has a direct impact on the customers and always moving

    Cons

    1) Upper management will occasionally be too busy to help with certain problems that occurs during the day
    2) Long work hours - especially during peak

    Advice to Management

    Try to develop management and leadership below your position every day (Even if that means a brief 5 min meeting). Set goals and expectations.


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