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It is a great place to work!

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

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

Pros

I am impressed by what I have seen in Amazon so far. it is very efficient and well managed. The sense of ownership and customer focus is so strong that you can feel it from employees in all levels. You have opportunity to work with bunch of smart people. People here are kind and willing to offer help as long as you ask.

Cons

The ramp up curve is big. It usually takes about few months to understand Amazon technology and culture. No formal training program.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It is a challenge to grow so fast but still keep the original culture. Middle layer management team is the key.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Best Company on Earth!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    -competitive salaries with RSUs
    -entrepreneurial spirit and ability to make a difference
    -work/life balance is possible if you manage it

    Cons

    -Seattle weather
    -hard to get promoted

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Work hard, work fast, work with deadlines : Delivery and get recognized

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

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

    Pros

    Good compensation, excellent job role flexibility, smart people, lot of independence and ability to show ownership.

    Cons

    work pressure, late nights, lots of management pressure(sometimes directly getting to engineers - which may not be the norm in a lot of companies), no HR intervention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are doing it right! I like it..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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