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great peers to learn from
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaMay 28, 2019
Most of the peers were smart and helpful but the culture and lack of process enabled a handful of people to do all sorts of things to obstruct hardworking and responsible individuals career growth.
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Definitely a cool family to be associated with
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  HyderabadMarch 25, 2019
I fulfilled various roles and overcame myriad of challenges during my tenure at Microsoft. Starting as a Service Operations Engineer, I got to experience the essence of a software engineer by working as a Tester, Developer and a Program Manager. I thoroughly enjoyed my time especially working as a Program Manager on Microsoft BING® product. Along side got to be a part of many voluntary initiatives and organize fun events.
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Good company to work for
SDE (Current Employee) –  Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshJanuary 8, 2019
Good company to work for with challenging work and work life balance. Pay standards should be improved a little. Changing the BU after should be easy to move after few years of working.
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Great place, work-life balance, fantastic management
Software Developer in Testing (Former Employee) –  INOctober 30, 2018
Great place, work-life balance, fantastic management - loved my time there. Management took personal interest in my career growth and advancement, ensured I gave my personal life importance.
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good
SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Current Employee) –  HyderabadOctober 3, 2018
Typical day work not hectic , learned new and latest technologies, top management is good but team level it depends on person to person. workplace culture varies team by team .
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Ok ok
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaJune 21, 2018
Everything was okayish, but the work-life balance was good. Lots of politics, incompetent management, no proper code reviews or peer feedback, evaluations solely on relationships with teammates.
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Slow and outdated
SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaMarch 5, 2018
I was with Microsoft IT. Most of the applications are 20 years old with no substantial investment in updating them. Most of the time went in bug fixing or resurrecting servers than in actual development.
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Good opportunity for new employee
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaJanuary 30, 2018
A good place to work for people a new employee to learn international standards,Every day was a challenging day with the global clients. Friendly management with well mannered culture.
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Productive workplace with a lot of benefits
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaJanuary 11, 2018
It was a great experience working at Microsoft. I got to learn a lot and work on the latest technologies. The work progress is good. Various opportunities in terms of project work, leadership, learning new things are offered.
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Great place to work at
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaDecember 28, 2017
Many teams to choose from, variety of work going on. Infinite opportunities to rise to the occasion. Driven individuals will learn a lot. If you are clueless, you may end up not learning much.
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Extremely good place to work
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaNovember 26, 2017
Microsoft is a great place to work. Colleagues are smart. Work is good. Environment is positive. Has indoor games facility. Cares about work life balance.
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Fun place to work
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaSeptember 20, 2017
Great place. Would recommend!

Work hours are typical. Work is relevant.

Most enjoyable time is during the conferences and Hackathons.

Work place culture is good.
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A great place to settle in
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  hyderbad, TelanganaSeptember 15, 2017
Low innovation rate. Perfect for married people who want to settle into their lives with a comfortable workplace and salary. The company pampers you a lot. Very few times when I felt like I was doing something for the betterment of the people around me. Fewer politics than most Indian companies.
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Great place. Could be better....
Senior SDE (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, TelanganaAugust 7, 2017
One of the best places to work in India. Be it the quality of work or the work-life balance, benefits - everything is good.

The only problem I see is with the middle management in India - who seem to have taken this as their retirement job. Firstly, a lot of them are disconnected from technology and are only people managers; and bad at that too.
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Work, benefits
Cons
Middle management
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Great company to work
Software Engineer (Developer)/DevOps (Current Employee) –  hyderbad, TelanganaJune 24, 2017
Great company to work and life balance is cool.
One of the best technology companies to work for, good pay, good benefits and great environment to grow and learn,
1. Good learning environment
2. Good Salary
3. Good Management
4. Ample opportunities
5. Great Extra Curricular activities
6.Lots of benefits ( apart from salary like medical cover, allowances)
7. Lots of paid leaves ( 20 EL +12 sick + all other categories like marriage, paternity, family care, maternity etc.)
8.Work from home
9. Free Microsoft softwares
Infinite learning opportunities
Flexiblility in work
Shift allowances
Team outings ( every quarter)
Pros
good environment and transparency
Cons
N/a
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Fun place to work for
Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  HyderabadMay 21, 2017
Microsoft has great work life balance. But I feel it a slow paced. Though the environment is changing. The growth rate seems slow to insider. But overall a god place to work
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Fun Workplace
Software Developer Intern (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshApril 5, 2017
Pros:
Work/life balance, lot of games, sports and outings, less workload, flexible timing, casual wear, bean-bags.

Cons:
Inferior quality work, Management is mediocre.
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Good workplace but lacks energy
SDE Intern (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshDecember 18, 2016
The work hours are very flexible.
Pick and drop cab services.
Great senior employees.
But not so great junior employees.
Very often team outings and parties.
Pros
Flexible Working Hours
Cons
The place isn't vibrant
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good experience overall
Soft Development Engineer (Former Employee) –  Hyderabad, IndiaDecember 13, 2016
Turning point in my career.
Added focus put on me to succeed with international negotiations with global engineering companies and end users.
most creative mind at work
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hyderabad
Software Developer (Current Employee) –  Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshNovember 3, 2016
the hardest part of the job ,a typical day at woork, your co-work do not includany personally identifiable informational such a name your company review and job title will be short pudlicly on indeed
Pros
11 pm
Cons
1am
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