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Best Company I have worked for.

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  • 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 Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Smartest group of people an any company. Diverse, caring, professional, people do what it takes to get the job done. Not afraid to switch course quickly.

Cons

It is a large company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find a way to not be compared to Consumer Companies such as Apple and Google. Enterprise is a completely different market.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Great experience - worked there for 11 years!

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I worked at Microsoft for 11 years and had a great experience. Great people, amazing learning experience, and good career growth/opportunities.

    Cons

    Depending on the manager and group, the work/life balance can be challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Re-look at the performance management system
    Don't risk innovation and giving employees ability to be creative for continuing to cut budget/costs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Microsoft

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours
    Working with smart people
    Learn to ship large scale products
    Relaxed working environment
    Learn a lot about testing and shipping quality products
    Easy to change teams and disciplines

    Cons

    Limited set of technologies due to company policy
    Longer you stay harder to change your job because recruiters will complain about your lack of open source technologies
    Too much manual testing might make you forget coding skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should educate employees about writing testable code

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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