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"Very Political"

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Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Redmond, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Nice campus, individual offices, perks, smart coworkers, excellent work life balance

Cons

Slow release cycle, product decisions often made by group consensus which makes the product less interesting. Product roadmap often reactionary to industry

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  1. "Veteran Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Director in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Variety of work within a singled company.

    Cons

    Culture, Ethics, short-term approach, decline in value of benefits,

    Advice to Management

    Create more of an entreprenurial environment to move the company forward


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Stable with opportunity for average growth."

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of lee-way for new employees in their effort to become better developers.

    Cons

    Stack ranking, the competition amongst peers, and the reactive nature of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Create a review system that fosters teamwork and rewards helping others.

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