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Amazon.com Inc Reviews
What is it like working at Amazon.com Inc?
Maintenance Manager in Topeka:
Cons: the way the business is ran
Software Development Manager in Seattle:
Pros: Want a challenge - you've got it. Now go solve it
Cons: You said you would do it by then - why can't you.
Software Development Engineer (SDE):
Pros: Most of the people I work with are smart. If you need to automate something, there's probably already tools out there to do it.
Cons: The open office environment/high density seating makes being productive very challenging. When it comes to employees, the company is a little too frugal.
Pros: The 3 days off vaction and paid time off.
Cons: The work is boring, and repetitive. Favoritism.
Pros: Being able to wear shorts and tennis shoes to work.
"Scrappy is the word."
Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications:
Pros: If I can figure out something that will work and get buy in from the other teams affected to get it done, I can do it.
Cons: The average tenure is so low everyone is still learning all the time.
Cons: Bad communication over worked ridiculous expectations.