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Working at Sun Microsystems in Chelmsford, MA: 2 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Chelmsford, MA Area

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On average, employees in Chelmsford, MA at Sun Microsystems give their company a 0.0 rating out of 5.0 based on 2, whereas overall Average Rating of Sun Microsystems is 4.3 out of 5.0 based on 195 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings. The happiest Sun Microsystems employees in Chelmsford, MA are eCommerce Managers submitting an average rating of 0.0 and Software Engineering Managers also with a rating of 0.0.

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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 59 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.3
Growth Opportunities
3.9
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.3
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Working at Sun Microsystems in Chelmsford, MA: 2 Employee Reviews

Software Engineering Manager

"Great company but embattled with competing against Microsoft."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The energy and commitment from the employees were great. They understood the concept of collective intelligence and welcomed employee's inputs and ideas."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You need to be top-notch. They are very selective with there hiring process."

What don't you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"It was too volatile. They didn't know how to compete against the application-set from Microsoft and everyone was worried about being laid-off on Thursday. Thursday was the notification day for termination."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There seem to be many cults within the company. Too frequently the compete against each other. For example Java Soft was a stand-alone division making great market penetration however, the decision was made that they were too successful and were brought back into the center-line development effort of Sun Microsystems. They should have been left as a business unit with their own traceable revenuies."

eCommerce Manager

"I loved Sun."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Sun Microsystems (195)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is N2 Publishing (26)
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3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,334)

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