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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Good work life balance. Opportunity to work on products that impacts millions of customers.

Cons

Process oriented and management is not technical enough.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Promote people with technical skills . Most of them are getting promoted just because of their communication skills.

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No opinion of CEO

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    Amazing opportunity to learn the business in a multinational company.

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    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great local teams! Amazing proactiveness and willingness for cooperation on operational level in the region. Great training opportunities! Compensation is above average.

    Cons

    Higher level management in customer service does not put focus on cooperation with local business stakeholders. All the new programs are comming from US.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put more focus on business engagement. Support can be more effective if cooperates with local business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great perks and opportunities to learn. Mediocre Performance Review model.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compensation is competitive. Perks of working at one of the largest software companies is cool (beta testing, access to all products for free, etc). Lots of opportunities for lateral movement within the company to work on something totally different.

    Cons

    Review model forces employees to compete with each other instead of collaborate. Lots of focus around 'visibility'. Ie. you get rewarded more if you are the loudest person in the room, but not as much about if you are doing great work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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