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Not a great place to work as Full-time perm

Software Engineer (Former Employee)

Proslots of money and good benefits

Consno time to live your life. The hours will kill any family life you want. They hire you and you have a brief honeymoon period of about 1 month but after 2 months the honeymoon is over. Be prepared to work your butt off and if you can't then be ready to work somewhere else. Oh and the signing bonus they will want that back if you didn't last a year at amazon. I feel sorry for all the college students getting out of college and working for amazon. Amazon is using and abusing you. Believe it.

Advice to Senior Managementget rid of the CEO

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    6 people found this helpful  

    Poor emphasis on employee development

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros: Strong Focus on the customer Cons: Unclear management creates a chaotic environment to work in No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    A great company to work for

    (Current Employee)

    I have been working at

    Pros: 1. Very positive working environment for engineers; coworkers help each other out. 2. Be able to work on cutting edge technologies in Amazon. 3. Amazon got a… Cons: 1. Operational tasks take a lot of time, as a result fewer time can be spent on actual development. 2.… Advice to Senior Management: Consider increasing the salary, which is not that competitive anymore. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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