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"Microsoft is a large collection of highly capable type A people."

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Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Very little bureaucracy for such a large organization. Generally tends toward moving fast with limited planning.

Cons

The stack ranking process is pretty brutal, impacting your career planning if you desire to be a long-term employee, and forces you to play politics to ensure you do well at review.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great benefits, work life balance (unless you're a dev)"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Many options for changing teams
    - Salary competitive in redmond area

    Cons

    - Too many employees - career growth can stall
    - Many groups are doing mediocre work
    - Living in an MSFT cocoon makes you feel falsely secure and unaware of the outside world


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Work environment and values"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great resources for knowledge growth

    Cons

    Highly political, lots of process getting in your way depending on the team. Integrity is not one of the values/competencies

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