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"Wonderful place to work with great people"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Excellent diversity of areas of interest - you can do anything you want to do
Crazy awesome set of extra-curricular activities
Great community

Cons

Caf regularly sucks
Too much bureaucracy on occasion
Getting stuff (books, licenses, etc.) can be a hassle for no good reason

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Sde intern intervir"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Redmond, WA
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are nice
    You get your own office
    you get many computer monitors
    Drink are free.
    People are smart, you get to ask a lot of questions and they usually help you out

    Cons

    No con really. Its a bit far from home


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    "an investment in your future"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Identifiable, Prefer Not to Say in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Identifiable, Prefer Not to Say in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work with some brilliant people
    people see it on your resume and think you know all
    FANTASTIC health and benefits packages
    great development opportunities, you learn valuable skills in day to day work
    "Working at microsoft is like highly paid grad school"

    Cons

    very demanding of employee time, often not respectful of work/life balance
    "reorgs" are a routine and often pointless or net-loss game of management musical chairs
    can be difficult to navigate within such a huge organization

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