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Infinite opportunity for the taking, but not your typical tech company benefits.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

Pros

Tons of opportunity to move around to different businesses
Lots of autonomy
Opportunity for ownership
Really smart people in business and tech
Fast paced

Cons

Lots of writing and analysis - everything must be proven
Company is very stingy (employee contribution for medical is high for the tech industry, cheap desks, etc.)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It is easier to leave Amazon at one level and come back at a higher level than to promote.
We need to streamline promoting from within.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon.com

    Pros

    Lot of things to learn for a fresher, no micro management, good facilities,flexible timings.

    Cons

    Little work life balance and at times need to work late night

  2.  

    Solid company with lots of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Strong customer focus.
    Good career advancement
    Choice of many different projects
    Very smart peoples
    Great stock price increase

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit bureaucratic
    A bit too frugal about their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more the input of engineers. Make sure that software built of high quality has a good chance of shipping.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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