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Innovative and fast place to work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Developer  in  Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA (US)

Pros

-Innovative
-Fast paced.
-Lots of smart people.

Cons

-Lack of proper career growth.
-No tuition supplement.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great technology challenges

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

    Pros

    * Engineers are valued. A lot of focus on giving Engineers the work that is challenging.
    * Good technological challenges. A lot of interesting problems in the AWS space which are challenging and need creativity.
    * High impact work. A lot of customers use AWS, and hence the impact is visible in terms of usage, growth, customer feedback.

    Cons

    * Design is owned by Principal Engineers. Sometimes it is hard to get the opportunity to design a system as it is owned by Principal Engineers.
    * Oncall duty can be bad on some teams. But it is ok for some teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * Focus on operational pain reduction as much as new features..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Tough, yet rewarding

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    Lots of cool things happening there.. lots of intelligent people doing their best, there is potential to move around almost every year and you can hold a variety of jobs within the company

    Cons

    Long working hours are tough to handle

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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