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"Wish it were better"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Good Benefits, salary and equipment

Cons

Strange Culture, out of touch with regular people. Most everyone acts like they are better than the rest of the world.

Advice to Management

Bring back Bill so the the company can innovate again.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "An outstanding place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Very interesting projects
    - You largely get to choose what you are working on
    - Super-smart people, both full-time researchers and fellow interns
    - Very nice work-life balance; MSR throws cool intern events

    Cons

    Redmond/Seattle area in general aren't as exciting as some other areas like the Bay Area, but nature-wise it's nonetheless stunning


  2. "One of the best experiences a 20 yo geek can have."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, lot of opportunities, a lot of interesting projects.

    Cons

    Too many meetings and no food during the evenings.

    Advice to Management

    Cut the number of meetings with the employees.

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