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"Great company to work for, awesome benefits, but higher management seems to be lost."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA (US)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Work-life balance, benefits, lots of oportunities

Cons

Anual review system, upper management, salary below Market.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great place to learn & grow, excellent benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Redmond, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A wide range of technology area to learn; Cloud, Operating systems, SW Development tool etc
    Ability move within the company from one technology area to another
    Competive Salary and benefits

    Cons

    Management risk averse and slow in making decision
    Lacks competetive edge and hunger compared to a startup company

    Advice to Management

    Foster and support small startup business with in each Division to enrich current and future portfolio. Not just incubation but actuall SW & Services businesses. Avoid throwing away ideas that may look like small money today.


  2. "Development Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Brand Name
    Talented people
    Respect for ideas and people
    Great benefits
    Great trainings

    Cons

    Too much Ego in some people
    even though respect for idea not very encouraged to implement them

    Advice to Management

    Stay hungry and understand people


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