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"It was an amazing experience with Amazon"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

-- open and honest culture
-- customer focused, bias for action
-- chance to work with some really smart guys
-- a lot of opportunities for career development for a SDE
-- Intriguing projects

Cons

-- Too much to learn just to get familiar with all the stuff you need for work (SDE stands for Someone who Do Everything).
-- China Dev team is not well supported by senior developers in the headquarter

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

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    "working at amazon"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    work at home is comfortable

    Cons

    low salary for this much work


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    "Amazon would be a great company to work for without cheap politics at work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good pay
    -Smart people to work with

    Cons

    -Bad management with too many politics
    -highly difficult to move up the ladder in India unless you are able to lick your bosses ass,
    -Hopeless HR. HR and the manager together prevent people from switching teams( though the Amazon culture encourages one to gain diversified experience)
    -cheap behavior towards females by some in the senior management level


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