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Microsoft Hyderabad Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1174 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing culture and work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture and work life balance made me stay here for half a decade. I really enjoy working here.

    Cons

    The only downside is that it pays lesser than its competitors. Since years, there has been no correction in payment.


  2. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineering Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineering Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging opportunities and talented people to work with

    Cons

    Higher tolarence for non-productive employees

    Advice to Management

    Lot can happen if politics are stopped

  3. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, great opportunity to experiment, learn and grow

    Cons

    Can't think of any con


  4. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible to try any new role

    Cons

    Getting promotions quickly, almost every 18 months


  5. "Good Work/Life Balance Low Salaries"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work/life balance in some teams ( bing and cortana )
    Good culture and values

    Cons

    Compensation and Career opportunities are not good.
    Exploring opportunities in international offices require you to reach level 62 , which takes atleast 4-5 years for a new joinee (software engineer)


  6. "good"

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    Former Contractor - Management in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Contractor - Management in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good environment to learn,grow

    Cons

    some managers do not know how to deal with team members


  7. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer -2 in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer -2 in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company has very good ethics and with Satya's leadership, things are going great. You have a lot of freedom in choosing the technology.

    Cons

    It's totally manager driven organization. Manager's perception matters a lot and if manager is not able to support you, choice becomes limited for your growth.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Work Culture
    Best sports facilities
    Great Co-Workers

    Cons

    Salary growth might be less as compared to other companies


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Data Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Hyderabad (India)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Due to the presence of many teams and products in Microsoft, it is possible to switch to the right work and project you like.
    Provides very good health insurance coverage for you and your family for free
    Has a good cricket, football, tennis and volleyball grounds
    Has an excellent gym with yoga training as well.

    Cons

    Co-workers might not be as talented as you might have thought.
    Managers are sometimes clueless and don't have control over development efforts
    No Badminton court :(


  10. "Great place to work at"

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    Current Employee - Telangana in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Telangana in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wide range of oppotunities are available.

    Cons

    no siginificant cons that i came across.

    Advice to Management

    none


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