There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

 

Lots of great people, but large company culture and politics

Former Employee - Principal Architect in Redmond, WA (US)
Former Employee - Principal Architect in Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Great people, great products, can have impact on millions of people

Cons

Culture has changed, lots of politics and beaurocracy and second guessing

Neutral Outlook

8371 Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Good research

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    It's about research. Lots of freedom. At least in my group.

    Cons

    Not growing, and the trend is to contribute to products as much as possible.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable company with good career opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Bellevue, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great company producing good products.
    Company doesn't save cents on employees providing good working space.
    Lots of great developers and smart people.

    Cons

    Lots of process in a way to get things done.
    Hard to get ideas to the management. Usually ideas delivered from management to developers.
    Many people care about career only.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

Work at Microsoft? Share Your Experiences

Microsoft

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.