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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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Web Application Developer

"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"

Developer

"To the point."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The balance of work and social life."

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

"Just be honest and open."

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

"The lack of good management structure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They are in the middle of restructuring so I think they are assessing their problems just fine."

Program Manager

"The best company I ever worked for and the best people were hired by this employer."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"My job was very rewarding and the personal growth of an employee was rewarded by those in managerial/supervisory positions."

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

"I was disappointed that one long-distance manager, whom I only met in person one time, put me on a list for layoff after 9 years of superior reviews from previous managers/supervisors because he wasn't comfortable managing from afar."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give credit when it is due and recognize the historical qualities of experienced employees."

Field Service Engineer

"Not a good place to work"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Flexible hours"

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

"Management, restructuring, downsizing, the cutting of benefits, acquiring other companies when their own business needs a lot of work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Fire them!"

Technical Support Engineer

"Sunmicrosystems was an ok employer; it was EDS who doesn't care about the people."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The people I worked with, and our backline support."

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

"EDS, and their managers were sexist and prejuiced"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire someone that treats everyone as equals."

Business Development Representative

"The birth place of new technology"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Working with smartest people on earth"

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

"One of the best place to work"

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

"You can learn so much from everyone"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep inovation continue"

Program Manager

"Honest opion of a former employee currently working as a contractor."

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Flexibility and atmosphere."

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

"Not the place to be currently."

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

"highly unstable environment. Reductions in force happen quarterly."

Solutions Designer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Talented co-workers, great salary and benefits."

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

"Constant uncertainty about the future. Too much office politics and lack of inter-department co-operation."

Systems Administrator

"good"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Best place to work"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Open solution"

Technical Support Engineer

"Stressful call center, too high of people turnover."

Systems Support Engineer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Opportunities for advancement and learning. I also like the diversity."

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

"Put your best foot forward."

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

"They were bought out by another company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Always be fair."

Manufacturing Specialist

"Best company to work for"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Good compensation and benefit package. Had lots of opportunity for growth and personal development"

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

"Nothing"

Senior Administrative Assistant

"Average Company"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"flexible hours"

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

"Toooooo many reorganizations"

Staff Engineer

"Best place to work!!"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Openness, Opportunity for innovativeness, creativity!"

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

"Nothing!"

Senior Customer Service Account Engineer

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The support, family like co-workers, the work environment."

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

"Training support, future products."

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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