Do hiring company verify grade in current company?

Microsoft yQgT65
Oct 26 7 Comments

YOE experience 5
I was a SDE2 in previous company. Due to layoff had only offer from Microsoft at L60 and had to join.
I feel bad about my career, with atleast 1 yr before I can get promoted based on current competitiveness in team.

If I tell my level as 61/62 to other company I'm interviewing with, Can they figure out, given YOE is valid 5 yrs


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TOP 7 Comments
  • New Infogyx
    They will re level you to the appropriate grade based on your skills.
    Oct 26 3
    • Microsoft yQgT65
      So should i tell my grade as 61/62 or tell the correct grade as 60 and ask for higher SDE2?
      I feel that they might think me as underperformer
      Oct 26
    • New Infogyx
      Just find your level equivalent and ask for that. Align to their description
      Oct 26
    • New Infogyx
      For example, if the have a level 6, and you were a level 10, ask what a level six does and go up or down to find your match
      Oct 26
  • Groupon TotoroPo
    TC is where it matters. You will be leveled based on salary
    Oct 26 0
  • Google SundarPich
    No, they can't. Your background check will only show company, not level
    Oct 26 0
  • Amazon ahole
    Just speak the truth... nobody cares 61 vs 62.. unless you lie and it gets leaked...
    Oct 26 0


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