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Amazon Lab126 Reviews

Updated 10 January, 2019
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Pros
  • "People work hard but work life balance is respected" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Smart people, fast pace, very product oriented" (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance could be better" (in 39 reviews)

  • "Upper management heavily driven by Seattle mgmt without clarity into decisions" (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Software Development Engineer, Test"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Test Engineer in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Test Engineer in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to learn new skills and technologies.

    Cons

    Low compensation compared to other tech companies in Bay Area.


  2. "Software Development Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time

    Pros

    - Get to work on cool innovative products, especially in the smart home space. It’s really cutting edge stuff and you see customers use it.
    - The culture here really depends on your team, in my case it’s good. Oncall isn’t crazy.
    - The gym onsite is pretty sweet.

    Cons

    - Commuter services could be better
    - A little too frugal. Kind of sad going to an event that provides snacks that are gone within 5 minutes.

    Advice to Management

    Be more generous to your employees. Pay them well for good work.

  3. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    Long hours are hard to adjust


  4. "MUA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 part-time

    Pros

    Great company good work environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  5. "Technical Program Manager-Audio"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TPM-Audio in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - TPM-Audio in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to working latest technology and you are challenged at every point.

    Cons

    Improve medical insurance coverage

    Advice to Management

    Have a realistic schedule for success


  6. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time

    Pros

    Good learning curve, Stock growth

    Cons

    Average pay, bureaucracy, no employee perks


  7. "Forklift driver and order selector"

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    Current Employee - Forklift Driver and Order Selector in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Forklift Driver and Order Selector in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best benefit best location and best insurance

    Cons

    I would like to be at this job for more opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Just be in charge of my own work and mind mine own bussines

  8. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon Lab126 full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, good salary for manufacturing engineering type of jobs.

    Cons

    Too much cost focus, rather engineering focus. No much grow opportunity as hardware engineering since hardware electronic isn't Amazon focus. Products usually sold as breakeven or loss slightly.


  9. "Great place to work at"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon Lab126 full-time

    Pros

    Amazing and constant innovation, colleagues like family.

    Cons

    Big corporate related hassles in general.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Housekeeping"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carrollton, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carrollton, TX (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon Lab126 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nice People To Work With

    Cons

    Management Is Very Direspectful To Us

    Advice to Management

    Just Quit