Software Engineers at Amazon give their company a 3.6 out of 5.0, while the average rating for Amazon is 3.9, making them 8% less happy than every other employee at Amazon and 8% less happy than every other Software Engineer on CareerBliss - the happiest Software Engineers work for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.
"In Amazon, you have to be a very proactive and driven individual to be successful. You need to ensure you are at the top of the game, fulfilling your expectation daily, and keep asking for feedbacks to be improved. Don't expect that the manager will do this for you."
"I've worked for Amazon for two years as a software engineer and I have learned a lot technically and professionally during this time."
What do you like about working at Amazon?
"Getting regular stock instead of options was nice. It was fairly family-friendly."
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"Make sure you can afford to live in Seattle before moving there."
What don't you like about working at Amazon?
"The way their whole software operation is set up is a joke. The fact that they have no central architecture makes each team its own little mess to deal with."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"Try focusing more on your employees and a little less on your customers. If you keep the customers happy and piss off the employees, you won't have any employees left."
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