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"Good starting work place if you are just out of college!"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA

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

Pros

The salary is good, you are surrounded by really smart people. The work environment is pretty laid back.

Cons

Things tend to get slow as there is quite a bit of red tape. Vision trickles down too slowly

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Huge company, large opportunities"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - many cooperating teams and plenty of career opportunities
    - competitive salary and benefits
    - ability to work on projects that affect millions of people

    Cons

    - it's a large company with all its cons - decisions can take weeks to make, some dependencies on other teams might be difficult to get done on time, hat's one of the biggest strengths of the company can be at times its weakness


  2. "great internship experience (research intern)"

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    Former Intern - Researcher in Redmond, WA
    Former Intern - Researcher in Redmond, WA

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

    Pros

    Worked with smart and friendly people, fast paced environment, interesting project, learned a lot, worked towards a publication, very organized in terms of intern activities during your free time

    Cons

    can be stressful, especially towards the end of the internship where you need to complete and present your project

    Advice to Management

    no further advice

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