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Software development engineer for amazon

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Amazon.com

Pros

Great people, scalable systems and pet friendly

Cons

I like the culture so there are no pros.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

nothing

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    Work hard, work fast, work with deadlines : Delivery and get recognized

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good compensation, excellent job role flexibility, smart people, lot of independence and ability to show ownership.

    Cons

    work pressure, late nights, lots of management pressure(sometimes directly getting to engineers - which may not be the norm in a lot of companies), no HR intervention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are doing it right! I like it..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Software Development Engineer

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

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (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 company that just happens to do e-commerce", and so developers are first class citizens and the business revolves around delivering technology.

    Cons

    The fast environment can lead to high pressure that is not for everyone, and higher turnover means less people which means more pressure (but also more opportunity).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better sprint and project planning tools would help us be more productive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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