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Fast changing, high pressure

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsAmazon has an independent work culture. The teams work cohesively but only with full independence. Assistance from team members is another plus.
Other pros:
cross functional
international exposure

ConsAmazon has a system where your team has a huge impact on your experience.
If you're a bit out of luck, the work place can become slightly more demanding than usual.
Working hours can be a ted too much to handle.

Advice to Senior ManagementWorld's most customer centric company needs to take good care of its employees too.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Interesting and challenging problems to solve, good mobility, plenty of opportunity to improve and challenge yourself. Amazon is "a tech… Cons: The fast environment can lead to high pressure that is not for everyone,… Advice to Senior Management: Better sprint and project planning tools would help us be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    It is a great place to work!

    Software Development Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for 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… Cons: The ramp up curve is big. It usually takes about … Advice to Senior Management: It is a challenge to grow so fast but still… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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