Amazon SDE 2 promotion refreshers

Airbnb Ofubdnwjje
Oct 17, 2018 6 Comments

I am considering joining Amazon in the Bay Area, either A9 or AWS. How much refresher stock does one get on being promoted from SDE 1 to SDE 2? How much has it been in the last 3-4 years?


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TOP 6 Comments
  • Microsoft Fefe
    2 years supply of bananas 🐒
    Oct 17, 2018 0
  • Amazon RBMY63
    Fucking hate “refresher” verbiage. Continuing to get paid is not “refreshing”. Not OPs fault, just hate hearing it, like people getting “PIP’d” which isn’t a thing that happens.

    Stock has been growing so quickly that people are not getting new stock at promo. Your new TCT will be $172k or so, tour base will be around $130k. So 42k in stock. With the stock growing like it has, most are over target once base is bumped, some before.
    Oct 17, 2018 3
    • Airbnb Ofubdnwjje
      Completely understand. Used the term because that’s what everyone uses. To clarify target comp in sfo is 172k?
      Oct 17, 2018
    • Amazon / Eng Boss 😎
      Bay area TC should be ~190K
      Oct 17, 2018
    • Amazon RBMY63
      I don’t know Bay ranges, so if Boss😎 does go with that.
      Oct 18, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng niceID
    why amazon from airbnb?
    Oct 17, 2018 0


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