What you don’t hear when people talk about Amazon and Microsoft.

Alexander Nguyen
3 min readJan 13, 2022
Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash


My name is Alex and I currently work as a software engineer at Microsoft. I’ve previously worked at Amazon and feel that I’m qualified to talk on the behalf of benefits at both companies.

While my time at Amazon was 1 year in 2020–2021, it still gave me enough time to understand the culture and realize what I do and do not…