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Solid company with lots of opportunities

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  • 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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    Amazon Ops Manager

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    Former Employee - Ops Manager in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Ops Manager in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great employer. Excellent apy and benefits

    Cons

    WOrk hard is right. Forget anytime off in the fall

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Too frugal, no work-life balance and work is not much interesting in India

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Web Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - CEO is a visionary
    - An experience to learn how the worlds biggest e-commerce company operates
    - People working here are very smart and talented
    - Agile and fast moving
    - Flexible timing

    Cons

    - Process bureaucracy and jam
    - No work life balance
    - Favoritism
    - Sometimes the "being Frugal" philosophy comes down to being cheap
    - Not much of benefits like other big Internet giants
    - Not much of quality work in India Development Center
    - Employees are treated as "Resource"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to re align mid level management in India to stop bureaucracy, and focus more on people to encourage more talent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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