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Great company to work for, awesome benefits, but higher management seems to be lost.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)  in  Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

Pros

Work-life balance, benefits, lots of oportunities

Cons

Anual review system, upper management, salary below Market.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 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 for 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
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Solid mature company with broad range of products

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Mature processes
    Wide international local presence
    Wide range of products, covering consumer and commercial, infrastructure and applications, hardware and software
    Depth of expertise on many areas

    Cons

    At times, slow to move due to inertia in established processes and complex organizational setup
    Benefits have been downgraded

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pushing to capture emerging opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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