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"Software Engineer"

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great overall experience. Was able to work with very smart poeple

Cons

Worked long hours. Overtime was a must

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  1. "High-tech company"

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    Former Intern - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive environment, strong teamwork
    The company structure is fairly organized
    People are helpful

    Cons

    Cold on-call mechanism.
    Managers hate hand-holding process.
    Employees feel they are replaceable.


  2. "Exciting place to work and grow."

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    Former Contractor - Content Risk Management in Seattle, WA
    Former Contractor - Content Risk Management in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company seems to prefer younger folks than the older. Very exciting in a sense that there's always a lot to do and learn if you want to.

    Cons

    There's a high turnover. Many people burn out. Productivity is placed so high that management takes a long time to fill an empty opening.

    Advice to Management

    Please fill a vacant spot sooner so that the rest can balance work and life. It will improve productivity and creativity.

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