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"Great company to work for"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer

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

Pros

Smart people, very great benefits. And good work life balance.

Cons

Sometimes it has a stodgy reputation

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Challenging, rewarding, great people and great company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

    Flexible work hours. Great benefits (health, dental, 401k, gym membership, free soda/juice/coffee/tea, Prime Card discounts to many local businesses). Challenging work that literally affects 100's of millions of customers. Competitive compensation. Microsoft has a product for just about any area of technology you may be interested in.

    Cons

    Reviewed compared to your peers. Doesn't matter how well you do if your peers do more/better.
    It rains a lot in Seattle and is dark a lot in Winter. Limited scope in many SDE/SDET positions. You own your features and can get pigeon-holed into your technology.

    Advice to Management

    I feel the company is headed in the right direction with its products. I don't like the recent changes to Health Insurance and the new compensation model.


  2. "its a great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of different projects to work. Lots of smart people to work with.

    Cons

    Maybe too much middle management.

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