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Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA (US)
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA (US)

I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for less than a year

Pros

good company to work for

Cons

sun mgmt not able to monitise

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Deep engineering oriented culture that values and encouraged innovation

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA (US)

    I worked at Sun Microsystems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    . Deeply intellectual and very engineering-oriented culture
    . Valued innovation
    . Challenging technical problems to work on
    . Respect for the individual

    Cons

    . Loose management
    . Some lack of strategic and marketing clarity
    . Occasional policy of "drift"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    . Tighten management, while not losing the benefits of engineering satisfaction
    . Clarify strategic focus and long-term vision
    . Don't drift
    . Continue to respect the individual contributor and continue to encourage innovation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Best experience ever

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at Sun Microsystems as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice working enviroment. Lot of activities to enjoy!

    Cons

    Since Oracle bought this company, many people were fired.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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