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Updated 15 February, 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexibility & Work/Life Balance" (in 607 reviews)

  • "You will learn a lot in this place" (in 555 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is tough sometimes" (in 2599 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 536 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Interesting Projects and Teams. Decent pay

    Cons

    Questionable Culture, Bad Managers and Tech Leads

    Advice to Management

    Invest in Employees


  2. "Working environment"

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

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    overall good atmosphere, reminds of safety many times, opportunity for growth, benefits

    Cons

    long working hours, less breaks, working same job over long period of time becomes boring

  3. "Amazing Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and great opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Internal IT management team are a mess.


  4. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    amazon is multiple work place with advance technology

    Cons

    i think all work place is good if you will give better responce to work


  5. "Interesting Subject Matter, Lots of Learning, Big Pond"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to deal with interesting problems, involvement in very large architecture design, monitoring, and maintenance, smart coworkers, good compensation

    Cons

    The work is complex and new requirements can appear quickly, which can be a bit mentally draining. With so many smart people on the teams, the impact of your work will likely be lower for the first few years than your previous position.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the promotion process from SDE II to SDE III


  6. "Delivery Driver"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to start your career in driving

    Cons

    pay is a bit less. should increase.
    no benefits covered

    Advice to Management

    they have a really good management .


  7. "warehouse associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time

    Pros

    friendly, good environment, cooperative, enjoy, good salary

    Cons

    problem to reschedule timing in shift

    Advice to Management

    help workers to reschedule shift

  8. "Customer Service Associate"

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

    I worked at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Awesome environment to work. The colleagues were very helpful.

    Cons

    Everything there is awesome while I was working.


  9. "SDE2"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amazon full-time

    Pros

    Frontier cloud technology. Work on AWS.

    Cons

    Many on-calls. High pressure in busy seasons.


  10. "Interesting opportunities here"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and experienced people around

    Cons

    Not easy to keep up with all the technologies