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Work hard, work fast, work with deadlines : Delivery and get recognized

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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II  in  Chennai (India)
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Chennai (India)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good compensation, excellent job role flexibility, smart people, lot of independence and ability to show ownership.

Cons

work pressure, late nights, lots of management pressure(sometimes directly getting to engineers - which may not be the norm in a lot of companies), no HR intervention

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are doing it right! I like it..

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good learning experience for a beginner

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    1. Need to take ownership of code / service and ample opportunities to explore (depends greatly on the team)
    2. Many smart people and lot of learning opportunities.

    Cons

    1. Pager (On Call duty)
    2. had times when there was not a clear vision in my team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Requirements and expectations should be laid down more clearly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place for start up meets big company

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager With Development  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager With Development in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very innovative, very start up and very smart people. You must be on top of your game to survive. There is an inherent culture to minimize internal politics.

    Cons

    Very relentless, high pressure, fast burnout.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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