Company Menu
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4.2
Average Rating
(based on 58 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.3
Growth Opportunities
3.9
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.3
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Facilities Sourcing Manager

"Sun was simply too big and too rigid to make a change. Glad Oracle bought them."

Inventory Control Manager

"Great company to work for."

Senior Technical Editor

"Sun had an IT culture that was on the cutting edge."

Engineering Services Manager

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"I enjoyed the team camaraderie I worked with to complete projects on time and under budget."

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

"Unfortunately, Our team was laid off due to a data center move. I would have like to have had a long lasting career with Sun Microsystems."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should be better organized and proactive. It seemed the upper level managers did not manage expectations well."

Web Developer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"I enjoyed working with people in finance to develop web applications to meet the needs of the department."

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

"They downsized tremendously even after I was let go, as many of the departments in the organization were redundant."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I enjoyed working for Sun and performing the job tasks that I have and understand the reason for the downsizing."

Hardware Design Engineer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Sun Labs was a great place to work with some of the best minds in the industry. This wasn't a pie-in-the-sky operation like other research labs, they developed near term product applicable technologies."

Member of Technical Staff
in Menlo Park, CA

"Sun was the best place I've ever worked."

Summer Intern
in Brussels, WI

"Gained tremendouse experience."

Senior Staff Engineer
in Menlo Park, CA

"Company killed by incompetent management."

Accounts Payable Processor

"Great company to work for!!"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The email distribution lists based on areas of work or interest, continued communication on product improvements as well as keeping current on competitor product releases & features."

Mechanical Engineer

"Good when the company was doing good....very bad when thing went south"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Flexible work environment"

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

"Good place to work if your on the right program."

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

"No game plan! There was absolutely no road map for the future."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get your hand dirty and know what happening with the company and the companies you purchase."

EMC Design Engineer
in Menlo Park, CA

"Interesting review"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"good people, good projects, good manager."

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

"I don't know."

Senior Technical Support Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"I love Sun, but it has been struggling for the last decade so no real opportunities available."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Informal environment, flexibility, great access to the best technology in them market"

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

"Lost too many money... ."

Inside Sales Representative
in Montreal, QC

"okay comapny"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"support money"

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

"no they where bought out"

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

"the managment"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"not to lie o your staff"

Systems Support Technician

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The Relaxed working conditions, and when there was urgent request all co-workers where brainstorming to get the job done."

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

"that I was laid off because the reduction in force, and the cost of the product was to high and we could not keep afloat after the bubble burst in 2006-07."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None at this time, they may all be laid off since Oracle now bought them out."

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