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"Interesting work. Great colleagues. Love the atmosphere."

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

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

Pros

Great place to grow your career. Great work life balance.

Cons

Limited chance for promotions.

Advice to Management

Higher salary range. Better path for promotions.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. Helpful (16)

    "Work Hard, Make History, watch your VP get rewarded for it"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazon is faced paced. You are working with some amazing customers doing amazing things with technology and you are in the thick of it every day

    Cons

    Internal systems are a joke, work life balance is largely non-existent, the pace is unrelenting and above all it's un-rewarding. Employees are disposable assets (there's a reason for the very high turnover - which leads to lack of continuity), perks are non-existent and "bonuses" are in the form of RSUs that don't vest for 2 years (and forget about pay rises)

    Advice to Management

    Take a long look at the internal IT systems... they're a joke. Look at how you reward people for working themselves into the ground. Customer Obsession and Frugality is one thing but at the rate of turnover there's no continuity and no long term ownership ... eventually the house of cards will collapse (as it's starting to in AppStore)


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Product management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Product Manager 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

    Challenging. Work with smart people. Lots of data to check yourself on decisions.

    Cons

    Horrible management. Leadership is based on favoritism. Strong women are not tolerated and the white male is the rule in product management. Not a lot of diversity in thought. It is sad.

    Advice to Management

    Get some leaders who understand leadership. Choose more women in higher profile roles.


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