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Working at Sun Microsystems in Sunnyvale, CA: 4 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Sunnyvale, CA Area

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On average, employees in Sunnyvale, CA at Sun Microsystems give their company a 0.7 rating out of 5.0 based on 4, 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 Sunnyvale, CA are Hardware Engineers submitting an average rating of 3.0 and Contractors 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 Sunnyvale, CA: 4 Employee Reviews

Hardware Engineer
Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Senior Test Engineer

"To the point."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Cutting edge, state of art."

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

"Be young, and willing to work hard and not plan on advancement from within."

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

"Blind to the market place. They built great hardware, no one wanted."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Review the mix of employee and managements place of birth. They tend to hire mostly peoplefrom they country of origin."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Sun Microsystems (195)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is N2 Publishing (26)
1.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is CareCore National (10)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,334)
Member of Technical Staff

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Nice people to work with. Friendly environment. I like the office with doors. Flexible hours."

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

"A nice company to work with."

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

"Not much career training opportunities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the talented engineers. Be business smart and make more money for the company."

Contractor

"concise"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Challenging environment. Flexible work hours. Self improvement through training courses always encouraged."

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

"Expect a long day. I had to interview with about 13 people sometimes 4 at a time."

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

"Poor management along with some inept employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Learn to manage."

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