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Great company to work at

Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

ProsGood benefits, stability, 40 hours per week work

ConsHard to truly impact product decisions, review process is tricky

Advice to Senior ManagementLots of talented people to work with

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Environment strongly depends on team.

    Software Design Engineer (Former Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Chance to work with quite a few intelligent people. Wide range… Cons: Terrible philosophy on performance management - survival of the fittest, enforced performance curve with periodic cleansing, where the tail of the curve must… Advice to Senior Management: Change performance management system. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    8 people found this helpful  

    A Sinking Ship

    Program Manager and Developer (Former Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Beautiful campus Flexible work policies are common Free drinks Smart people to work… Cons: Review System- it has become more important to "manage your career" than create great products Review System- Promotes back stabbing and an unhealthy, toxic work environment Bloated… Advice to Senior Management: Steve Ballmer should go Review system should be revamped No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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