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"Best company I have ever worked for in my 20 years of engineering career"

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

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

SW Engineers are rock stars!
State of the art
Many internal opportunities
Growth and training

Cons

Legacy techs in some teams

Advice to Management

Implement!

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Good Company, potentially a Great Company""

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resource Business Partner
    Former Employee - Human Resource Business Partner
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Even with benefits changes, still offers good Health and fringe Benefits
    Getting better with work life balance
    Beautiful campus

    Cons

    Highly political organization
    Reward visibility, and popularity
    While innovation is on upswing still have trouble launching products

    Advice to Management

    Spin things out of MS, develop new companies, let brands exist outside of just being wrapped up in current technologies.


  2. "Satisfied so far"

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

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

    Pros

    Smart colleagues, open-source (yes, open-source) tools, life-work balance , great benefits.

    Cons

    Aggressive planning, conservative technical choice.

    Advice to Management

    Should just move things away from engineers' path, not the other way round.

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