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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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Software Engineer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Good learning experience and growth for my career and development"

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

"micro management is one thing I would like to avoid in company I work"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"create an environment which is favorable to all the employees"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Quality Engineer

"Best company to work for ever."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The company was very productive. The accomplished tasks in a quick and timely fashion with a minimum amount of managerial overview and investment."

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

"None. This company is now a Oracle company and seems to be functioning a little differently."

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

"Nothing. This company was AMAZING and helped the employee accomplish their goals any way possible."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None. This company was a JOY to work for and helped one gain much information about any area they needed or wanted information about. They were very helpful when the need was immediate and pertained to immediate job task duty completion."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Engineering Manager

"I enjoyed the fast pace and working on great technology"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The people I worked with, the technology, and contributions that shaped the industry."

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

"Sun expects the best from it's employees, so enjoy working with the best."

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

"Adapting to organization re-orgs was always a challenge until the new direction was established."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Thanks for all the innovations and don't forget, The Network is the Computer."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Global Consulting Practice Manager

"Geniuses at tech. Not so much at business"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"genius tech folks that were fun to work with ."

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

"they no longer exist so I have no advice for you."

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

"No business sense or respect for consulting services. Very dangerous."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't stop consulting and compete directly with IBM. Do not trust your partners."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Business Analyst
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Engineer

"Great company and very formative for my career."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Engineering Manager

"SUN was a great place to work, great work culture, it was unfortunate that my relationship with my supervisor was not great."

Person You Work For 2.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Engineer
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 3.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.6 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Customer Service Engineer
Person You Work For 3.4 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Sun Microsystems Employee

"Excellent people made the culture outstanding."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Escalation Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Architect
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Representative
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Field Service Engineer
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5

Sun Microsystems Reviews FAQs

Is Sun Microsystems a good company to work for?

Sun Microsystems has an overall rating of 4.3 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 59 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings left anonymously by Sun Microsystems employees, which is 10% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Sun Microsystems.

Does Sun Microsystems pay their employees well?

Sun Microsystems employees earn $95,000 annually on average, or $46 per hour, which is 44% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 6 Sun Microsystems employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Sun Microsystems Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Sun Microsystems?

98% of employees would recommend working at Sun Microsystems with the overall rating of 4.3 out of 5. Employees also rated Sun Microsystems 4.3 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.9 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at Sun Microsystems?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Sun Microsystems to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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