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Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

They do a little bit of everything. If you want to do it, you can probably do it at Microsoft.

Cons

The culture is frustrating, and it feels like the executive level decisions are completely detached from the wishes of the employees at times.

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Disapproves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very competitive salary and unbeatable benefits package

    Cons

    Not as many opportunities for advancement as desired. Difficult to circumvent entrenched ideas by leadership. Not easy for acquisition employees to integrate into Microsoft culture.

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    Interesting and fun

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Prior to be assimilated into MSFT we had a great work environment.

    Cons

    Assimilated into MSFT, and it did not go well.

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    When you buy a company learn how to bring in the assets.

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