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Great place for start up meets big company

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Current Employee - Senior Manager With Development in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Manager With Development in Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Very innovative, very start up and very smart people. You must be on top of your game to survive. There is an inherent culture to minimize internal politics.

Cons

Very relentless, high pressure, fast burnout.

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  1. Work Hard, Play Hard

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative environment, smart team-mates, exciting projects and challenges, autonomy

    Cons

    Can be high-pressure, benefits could be better

    Advice to Management

    Your employees most likely thrive in this fast-paced, high pressure environment. However, don't forget to appreciate them and compensate them for their efforts.

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    Good learning experience for a beginner

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Need to take ownership of code / service and ample opportunities to explore (depends greatly on the team)
    2. Many smart people and lot of learning opportunities.

    Cons

    1. Pager (On Call duty)
    2. had times when there was not a clear vision in my team

    Advice to Management

    Requirements and expectations should be laid down more clearly.

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