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"Excellent Working Environment"

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

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

Pros

The compensation is great. The work-life balance varies, though generally is good. They take personal growth seriously: Constructive feedback given often to ensure you have a chance to reach your potential. Under the right circumstances they'll also let you work from home, which is awesome.

They take the the Amazon Leadership Principles very seriously, and it's a good list. Google for it; they won't let me add a link here.

Cons

The times when management has decided on a deadline can mean overtime. This hasn't happened a lot to me yet, but it's happened once in 8 months at least.

Other Employee Reviews for Amazon

  1. "Excellent environment to grow and build relationships!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are no lack of growth opportunities or learning opportunities. Change is constant to continuously improve the processes and business. The leaders are very well educated and professional.

    Cons

    Too much change causes negative feelings for some, especially if the change was already attempted previously. There are always new managers coming and going.

    Advice to Management

    I love working at Amazon!


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Challenging culture. Decent job."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great brand recognition and a good resume builder. Decent level of autonomy and a high level of responsibility. They hire smart people. New businesses are always under development.

    Cons

    There is very little training and development of employees. Coworkers tend to be individual achievers, focused on their own career growth / survival. People frequently withhold information and help to maintain a competitive advantage.
    Reviews are a roll of the dice. You better support senior management's project dejour or your days are numbered.

    Advice to Management

    If nobody is ever quite good enough, the failure might be yours.

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