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Overworked and not cared for

SDE2 (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

ProsCareer builder. You will be in the cutting edge of todays technology.

ConsOverworked and you have no life while you work for Amazon. The rare cases of people staying with them for longer than 4 years are actually the ones that have learned how to work the internal system.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower the SDE-s. Don't look after M$ b/c you will end up like them.

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Former employee of amazon Hyderabad

    Manager (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: good culture was tranperent and people were humble and seen… Cons: couple of the management team members does not tolerate the peers to be more energetic and knowledgeable than them either they are tortured so they… Advice to Senior Management: Pls do have the same culture as in US and maintain transparency in terms of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    4 people found this helpful  

    Innovative company, smart people, no work-life balance

    Category Leader (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

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


    Pros: Amazon employs the best and the brightest, the culture is… Cons: The Director-level management and above simply do not care how many hours you work or about development. They are managers, not leaders. Many of… Advice to Senior Management: Understand the value of productive employees with industry knowledge instead of hiring “smart people to figure it out”. MIT grads don’t’ have practical experience and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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