I currently have two offers from public companies(offers are better than my current job at Symantec which got sold off to broadcom)
Position: Sr Staff software engineer
No signing bonus
15 percent performance bonus with chance to go till 30 percent
Good espp plan and 401k matching
Will sponsor/transfer visa H1B quick and will start gc right away
Job is for a new team rearchitecting core piece of software for company for multi year project
Bay area, Pleasanton ca
Position: Sr software engineer
RSU: 25 percent of base
Bonus for performance in options stock
No espp plan
Poor 401k match
Will transfer H1B quick but will have to wait for 1 year to file gc
Job is mostly related to spring boot , AWS
Position: staff software engineer
96k RSU vesting quarterly 1/4th yearly grant every quarter
Bonus 20 percent
Same other benefits as previous company broadcom acquired (401k,espp,etc)
I currently have 9 years of experience from Bay area
Confused which offer is good to take.
Any good opinion is appreciated
- Have lived in both areas. Your bass salary will go about 1.7x as far in Austin, and you won’t be paying state income tax. Real estate is more affordable. But it’s hot. Really hot.
Also, being an immigrant in Texas is different than being one in California. CA is much, much more diverse.