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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Equipment Services Project Manager

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Great place to work, had a work from home program"

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

"None, being bought by Oracle"

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

"Poor Upper Management caused losing money"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Should have resigned last year to bring in a team that would have made adjustments to save corp"

Chief Architect

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The people (in the trenches) were very good and extremely dedicated."

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

"Don't do it until the company hits a stable point."

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

"Sr. Management had completely lost touch with reality."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Sell the company."

Senior Staff Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"Sun is in the process of being acquired by Oracle."

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

"Business situation is in question until Oracle acquisition complete."

Sales Support Specialist
in Longmont, CO

"I wish we were still StorageTek is was a GREAT Co."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"I love the people I work with."

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

"Micro- management of everything we do."

Senior Database Consultant
in Austin, TX

"good compensation and management"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"exposure to diverse industry situations"

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

"Go for it!"

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

"sometimes too much travel"

Art Director

"Indigo Consulting is a great place to work"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Amazing work environment, with lot to learn from colleagues and seniors."

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

"Nothing to mention"

Web Application Developer
in Louisville, CO

"It was a great place to work with experienced people"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

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Director of QA
in Poway, CA

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Sun had the brightest people to work and the work was challenging."

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

"They started to drop their guard on quality issues and began to downplay the role of analytics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Most companies make similar products and purchase their materials from the same suppliers. It's a focus on expert analytics that will separate mediocre players from winners."

Manufacturing Engineer
in San Jose, CA

"Very dissapointed after 5 years of service"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"My co-workers"

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

"Keep looking"

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

"No loyalties"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Remember that offshoring is only a trend"

Systems Engineering Consultant
in Boulder Creek, CA

"Sun should be"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"money"

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

"management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"less pressure, better manager"

Technical Support Engineer
in Burlington, MA

"Technical support does the dirty work for product engineering."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The Solaris operating system."

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

"Sun Services Management, since 2005."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop dumbing down the technical support role."

Engagement Manager
in Broomfield, CO

"Would have stayed there until I retired, had they not had the layoff."

District Manager

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Very Dynamic at the time that I was there. And strong presence into the DoD Market."

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

"Wait for the dust to clear on the merger."

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

"Sophmoric and immature people running around."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on people development especially on light of the merger with Oracle."

Business Analyst
in Broomfield, CO

"Great place to work"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The culture, and my manager pushing me to exceed"

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

"Depends on what position you go after, but understand the company and be ready to problem solve in the interview"

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

"Managements lack to monetize on great technology"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create a way to monetize on technologies that make Sun adorned by many in the IT world"

Web Application Developer
in Louisville, CO

"It was a real world experience with great people with diverse professional background."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Understood the real value of technology"

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