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"Highly competitive environment"

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Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

There will always be work to do that keeps you challenged and focused.

Cons

Performance is very much dependent on constantly completing tasks above and beyond.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great company all around."

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1) Variety of technologies
    2) Smart people
    3) Ability to make a impact
    4) Flexible work hours

    Cons

    1) Lack of engineering processes across teams
    2) Some of the technologies are less exciting but have to be around for backwards compatibility


  2. "Research Scientis"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Very good benefit, may meet great people to work with

    Cons

    Too many reorgs, the unclear business plan, politics. Managers focus more on manage-up instead of managing/understanding the reports

    Advice to Management

    Less reorg,

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