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"Sr. Programmer Analyst"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Amgen full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Flexible work environment
Very highly educated people - are large percentage has either a PHD or a Masters and come from the best universities of US
2 week shutdown - summer and winter
almost 2 month in holidays, vacations and shutdown
Great Benefits
Relaxed work environment - business casual dress code

Cons

Technical role with more business management than programming
Baby sitting contactors
Your skills become rusty
Difficult to get into top Tech firms such as Google and Microsoft because their environment is highly technical, challeging which Amgen lacks
9000 dollars in yearly education which got reduced recently due to budget cuts
you never know when you will get fired.
Lot of waste of money in cancelled projects halfway through.
Difficult to advance once you become a Sr. Manager

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. "Lack real growth factors"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation and nice campus

    Cons

    No real growth. Very intense environment and company lacks innovation.


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Amgen is a rewarding and challenging company

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in corporate

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