Amazon Lab126 Reviews

Updated Nov 25, 2021

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3.7
66%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Jeff Bezos
252 Ratings
Pros
  • "People work hard but work life balance is respected(in 21 reviews)

  • "Smart people, cool products, fast pace(in 21 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor work life balance and constant changing requirements(in 57 reviews)

  • "Cheap overworked frugal is the top principle(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good job

      Nov 25, 2021 - Picker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are pretty good I'd say

      Cons

      The managers are not very helpful

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Fast pace and rewarding

      Nov 24, 2021 - Engineering Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great opportunity to design and develop innovative products. Fast pace (never a dull moment) and rewarding

      Cons

      Need more dedicated personal development time

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      A great place to work and grow

      Nov 16, 2021 - Technical Programmer Writer in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good pay and benefits - Great growth potential - Fun projects to work on - Pretty good work/life balance (not many extra hours)

      Cons

      - Pay not as high as some other companies as you grow - Benefits could be better, especially compared to other companies in the area - Hard work, high volume, high expectations (stress)

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Digital Associate

      Nov 15, 2021 - Digital Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      overall Good with the team. but repeatitive work

      Cons

      repeatitive work for everyone in company

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good place to work

      Nov 11, 2021 - Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall my experience was good.

      Cons

      If you have reached L6, chances of any more promotion is very low.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Amazon Review

      Nov 12, 2021 - Software Developer in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Enjoy working at Amazon. Have fast paced environment.

      Cons

      Too much politics between managers.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great!

      Nov 10, 2021 - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      overall great compensation, interesting people and good atmosphere

      Cons

      other than compensation, company culture is lacking. No other perks besides good pay

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Tony

      Nov 11, 2021 - Forensic Scientist in Raleigh, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      My salary is pretty good

      Cons

      I work long hours per week

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work in competitive env but worst managers

      Nov 23, 2021 - Software Development Engineer (SDE) II in Sunnyvale, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1. Good technical people 2. Challenging work 3. Learning curve is high 4. Leadership principals are on the par

      Cons

      1. Too much of politics 2. Managers thinks their benefit putting developers on the road of performance improvement plan. This adds their rating of being good managers too.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      skdmqkwd

      Nov 10, 2021 - Software Developer in Cannanore
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      Pros

      relaxer so workload is no scene better enjoy week end trip

      Cons

      salary overtime no free very scene cant go

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