Microsoft Senior Program Manager Reviews

Updated Aug 1, 2020

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great for the work life balance

    Cons

    Less competitive compensation compared to the other big 5

  2. "One of the best companies to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Smart people, great products, collaborative and respectful work culture, good benefits

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, chaotic, can be political or sycophantic

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  3. "Challenging but Rewarding"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior HW Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture and CEO, work is engaging and different everyday. Teams are fun to work with and basically limitless opportunities.

    Cons

    Lots of travel, lots of night calls, some weekend work.

  4. "AAA"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fair good atmosphere good work life balance

    Cons

    Stable big not change rapidly

  5. "Amazing company culture!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Working for Microsoft is a great opportunity to really have impact on the world. Microsoft actively seeks to hear every voice and include everyone within how they conduct business.

    Cons

    Due to how the reviews work, sometimes good people are let go, even if they can still provide great value to the company within a different role.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Microsoft is an ethical company that cares about customer's data. Good benefits. Great people!

    Cons

    Work life balance can be a bit tricky at times.

  7. "It's team by team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There is so much opportunity to work on such varied projects and to change careers.

    Cons

    Sometimes it's ever so corporate that it can feel stifling.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company, Occasionally Bad Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance