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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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IT Manager

"Excellent company at its heyday."

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

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

Summer Intern

"Gained tremendouse experience."

Senior Staff Engineer

"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

"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

"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

"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"

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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