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Microsoft Data Engineer Reviews

Updated November 11, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1180 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 526 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "data engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Scale of what you can achieve

    Cons

    Massive organization and divisions used to work in silos. the culture is changing but this problem is still visible.


  2. "Data Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Data Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Data Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can always find something to learn from the talent people around you.

    Cons

    The process and political sometimes can really frustrate you.

    Advice to Management

    Liberate the passion and productivity of people.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good work Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Data Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Contractor - Data Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Engineers around you, And have good amount of time to solve the problems

    Cons

    Looks contractors as the Aliens


  4. "Good career opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Platforms Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Data Platforms Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can find different roles in different areas to grow one's career

    Cons

    Re-orgs happen all the time and can sometimes hinder growth

    Advice to Management

    To be empowering and rally around employees needs


  5. "BI Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Big Data Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Contractor - Big Data Engineer in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and Interesting work

    Cons

    Lagging in coordination in the team.


  6. "Service Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Service Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Data Service Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn niche technologies. Great work culture.

    Cons

    Stress at work. Some times work would be different than job duties and responsibility.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  7. "Microsoft Review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer Data Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Data Engineer Data Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Good Infrastructure, Lots of Data/Products to work with

    Cons

    More clarity on collaboration and Connects and performance reviews would be helpful

  8. "Good Pay, Lot of benefits for employees, no work life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Big Data Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Big Data Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company provides all the facilities for an employee to learn and grow
    Good pay and lot of benefits for employees like health and fitness covers

    Cons

    Work Life balance
    Management is poor

    Advice to Management

    Please hire managers who have understanding of the business and what it really takes to run a team


  9. "Data Support Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Support Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Data Support Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Perks and Benefits. Nice Office.

    Cons

    Work load, Pressure and rude behavior of colleagues.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.