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Microsoft Corp Reviews
What is it like working at Microsoft Corp?
Recruiter in Seattle:
Pros: Working with bright young students that are happy, humble and grateful.
Cons: Being on contract and not working full time.
Software Engineer in Redmond:
Pros: People are friendly, not too stressful. Good benefits and respects personal and family life.
Cons: Pay is lower than average.
Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE):
Pros: Excellent work. Good benefits. Decent pay. Less commute.
Cons: Bureaucracy. Politics.
"Excellent corporation, benefits and work environment."
Pros: The pay and benefits are definitely above average, the work environment is casual and telecommuting is mostly always an option. I was lucky enough to be paid hourly based on a yearly salary and therefore got overtime.
Cons: Not much of a work-life balance. Lots of work but I think that's to be expected since customers/clients/contacts are global.
Principal Software Engineer:
Pros: Work on challenging projects that change the world.
Cons: Managing expectations can be difficult.
"Great place to work."
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT):
Pros: Love it!
Cons: Under contract not an FTE.
"Working from home, high level of coworker competance."
Senior Program Manager (Unspecified Type / General):
Pros: Competence of co workers, learning opportunities, working from home.
Cons: Interdepartmental cooperation.