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Updated October 18, 2018
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  1. "Truly international company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Electronics (More than a year)

    Pros

    Salary above average, nice bonuses and corporate culture. opportuniteis to professional growth

    Cons

    As in every big company - bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    More listen people from regional offices


  2. "Its SONY need I say more"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Park Ridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Park Ridge, NJ

    I worked at Sony Electronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great products and proud to work with them.

    Cons

    Sometimes business makes hard choices.

  3. "Recommended"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Truly international company. Salary above average + bonuses, medical insurance, etc
    Opportunity to develop your skills, constantly learning new about changing world of technologies
    Best employee enviorement I've ever seen

    Cons

    As in every big company - level of bureaucracy


  4. "A Company without vision"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Electronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, very good health benefits, 401K, matching etc. Excellent product when it finally gets to market

    Cons

    Japanese management blind to reality and market changes. Many layoffs due to bad management and product decisions. Only care about bottom line and not the people who contribute value. Continual layoffs as company fortunes and profit dwindle.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the Voice of the customer and really make changes to products in a timely fashion

    Sony Electronics Response

    Aug 31, 2018 – Branding & Talent Specialist

    We're disappointed to hear you had a different experience when you worked here. We're open to and encourage feedback from employees, even former employees, if you want to share ideas. We've been... More


  5. "Excellent place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Middleton, WI
    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Middleton, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management cares about their employee's on a persona level
    Lots of room to develop skills and grow
    Good compensation
    Lots of work flexibility
    Good vacation policy
    Excellent and talented coworkers.
    Very friendly work environment

    Cons

    Unsure of companies long term financial stabilities
    QA staff gets moved from project to project fairly frequently, making it difficult to become an expert in a single product

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the amazing work! If possible, consider reducing the number of times QA staff switches around. Encourage us to become experts in a particular product.


  6. "Customer support, inventory management,"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Material Planner in Paramus, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Material Planner in Paramus, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Electronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits , people care about the company

    Cons

    Work/life balance is a challenge

    Advice to Management

    Staff is too lean


  7. "Sales dev"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Development in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Development in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Electronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professionalism, quality products, positive culture, career opportunities, comforting work environment.

    Cons

    San Diego traffic! Not many cons.

  8. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Electronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    * Good benefits
    * Competitive pay
    * Employee development, trainings
    * Promote from within
    * Unlimited vacation time
    *Very flexible

    Cons

    * Too much outsourcing to countries where time zones become an issue

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "Service Engineer III"

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    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Carson, CA
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, great job environment

    Cons

    Low payment, few options to grow up

    Sony Electronics Response

    Jul 30, 2018 – Branding & Talent Specialist

    Hey TeamSony Member,
    We are very focused on the professional development and growth of our employees. A Talent Showcase to share the many resources and tools is headed to a location near you. We... More


  10. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of free product.

    Cons

    Put you in a box.

    Sony Electronics Response

    Jun 15, 2018 – Branding & Talent Specialist

    Hey TeamSony so glad you love our products. We want you to think out of the box, not be in a box. Have you participated in a job rotation or heard about our development programs? Talk to your... More


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