Amazon.com
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www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to start your career and/or grow

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSmart peers,
Good pay,
Freedom and ownership.
Amazon had successfully found a formula to satisfy technical talents by including them as part of the business decision making process even though business and customers being the priority one.

ConsWork-life balance
No great opportunity to learn technical skills / learn new stuff ( apart from the project work )

Advice to Senior ManagementThink more about contributing and innovating on technical talent and resources ( like open source ) through which the company had gained immensely ( like Android and other Open software )

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

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Great and exciting workplace

Graphic Designer (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Amazon.com as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Working at Amazon was a treat - every day was an adventure. I felt like being back in high-school... You share the office with smart… Cons: Hard to get your foot in the door... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

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


Pros: great product to work for great and passionate people to work… Cons: All directions and decisions are being made in Seattle, or if you are lucky, in Luxembourg - so you might have a say in it… Advice to Senior Management: Frugality is blocking a lot of work and creates frustration. Ease up Listen… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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