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Updated Sep 27, 2023

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    1. 5.0
      Sep 26, 2023
      Software Engineer Intern
      Current Intern
      Seattle, WA
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      Company Culture, Innovative Work, Good Work-Life Balance


      Very Big, Lack of In-Person Work

      1. 5.0
        Aug 8, 2023
        Principle Software Development Engineer
        Current Employee, more than 8 years
        Redmond, WA
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        From the beginning, I found Microsoft to be a place of substantial opportunities for growth. The learning resources available are quite comprehensive, providing ample chances to develop new skills and stay updated in a rapidly evolving industry. The company's emphasis on fostering a growth mindset is commendable, encouraging employees to take on challenges and continuously improve. The projects I worked on were engaging and impactful. Microsoft's influence on technology is undeniable, and contributing to its endeavors felt meaningful. Collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds offered fresh perspectives and insights that enriched the overall work experience. Microsoft's work-life balance initiatives are notable. The company acknowledges the importance of a healthy balance between work and personal life, offering flexible arrangements and benefits that support employees' well-being.


        Microsoft's massive size can sometimes lead to bureaucratic processes and slower decision-making. Navigating the organization's complex structure might require extra effort to get things done efficiently.

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      Software Engineer professionals rate their compensation and benefits at Microsoft with 4 out of 5 stars based on 11,402 anonymously submitted employee reviews. This is 2.5% worse than the company average rating for salary and benefits. Find out more about Software Engineer salaries and benefits at Microsoft.

      88% of Software Engineer employees at Microsoft would recommend their employer to a friend. This rating has decreased by -3% in the past 12 months. Software Engineer professionals have also rated Microsoft with a 4.3 rating for work-life-balance, 4.4 rating for diversity and inclusion, 4.4 rating for culture and values and 4.2 rating for career opportunities.

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