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Company with great principles though much of the great work has already been done

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Former Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bangalore (India)
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bangalore (India)

I worked at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

Pros

1. Great leadership.
2. Awesome principles and strategy
3. Technical stack is the best in the market and top notch engineers
4. Love for technology and costumer obsession.

Cons

1. Frugal strategy. Very low perks to employees compared to all the other top technical companies
2. The technical stack is already been designed and very stable. This reduces the learning opportunities available in other small technical firms.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to create more learning opportunity and a little low stress on deliverables

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Company of Smart People

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great attitude towards customers at all levels and all job functions resulting directly to very happy customers.
    Very smart colleagues
    Fun atmosphere
    Excellent tools
    People do try to do the right thing

    Cons

    Having very smart colleagues means it is harder to stand out
    While pay and stock grants are pretty good, other benefits are basic. Company maintains a culture of disciplined spending/frugality. I don't really think this is too much of a problem although other people seeking the "Google" perks will probably be disappointed.

    Approves of CEO
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    Fast paced and exciting

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    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Plainfield, IN (US)
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Plainfield, IN (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay, excellent benefits, and opportunities to advance

    Cons

    Training minimal and the feedback system needs improvement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put more effort into training your associates to be ready for the next level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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