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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 (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.

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Positive Outlook
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    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 (more than an 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 to start your career and/or grow

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Smart peers,
    Good pay,
    Freedom and ownership.
    Amazon had successfully found a formula to satisfy technical talents by including them as part of the business decision making process even though business and customers being the priority one.

    Cons

    Work-life balance
    No great opportunity to learn technical skills / learn new stuff ( apart from the project work )

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think more about contributing and innovating on technical talent and resources ( like open source ) through which the company had gained immensely ( like Android and other Open software )

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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