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"an ok company that lacks innovation"

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Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

the pay is good, it has good benefit, nice location and campus. interesting people, great office and facilities

Cons

not so interesting problems, some people are not that friendly and helpful, upper management is short-sighted

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Overall great company, but in the end it depends on what team you work for"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - So many teams => more career options
    - Health benefits. While it is changing, it is still one of the best in the market.
    - Prime card (gets you discount everywhere for restaurant, activities)
    - Microsoft cares about environment: carpool incentive program (TRIP), MS bus with wifi, etc.
    - Flexible work program: Microsoft support it, but unfortunately some teams (managers) are not that good with it.
    - Tuition reimbursement
    - My lists can go on and on

    Cons

    While MS itself supports many good things, in the end it depends on your team and your manager and you HR.


  2. "It was phenomenal."

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They are one of the biggest and most successful companies in the world.

    Cons

    Moving to Washington is just too much.

    Advice to Management

    I would prepare speaking more before the interview.

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