Microsoft San Jose Reviews

Updated May 8, 2020

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  1. "Name gets you approached on linkedin"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Name gets you approached on linkedin

    Cons

    No cons keep up the good work!

  2. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart people and interesting projects

    Cons

    The red tape can be overwhelming sometimes

  3. "msft review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - California in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Microsoft part-time

    Pros

    work life balance, work is concrete

    Cons

    slow growth, promote slow slow

  4. "good company to work for"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good company to work

    Cons

    i have no problem at this company

  5. "Product Advisor"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft part-time

    Pros

    Great culture, life-work balance, good teams and managers. Feels like you are cared for and everyone is like your second family. Lot of benefits.

    Cons

    It is retail, but it is the best as it gets.

  6. "CSA Data + AI"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company cares about employees. Good benefits. Work life balance. Lots opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Products are not mature when they get released. Total compensation is less than AWS and GCP. Too much focus on competition. Some products that only Microsoft and some very close partners use

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  7. "Principal Manager"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    smart people, scale, ambitious projects

    Cons

    bureaucracy, work-life balance may suffer

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  8. "Informatica developer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Informatica ETL Developer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft for more than 8 years

    Pros

    All hard work brings a profit

    Cons

    Advantages And Disadvantages of Working Shifts

  9. "Software Engineer"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    no issues with job, great work

  10. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company, nice projects, smart people.

    Cons

    Lots of work for a bit of progress.

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