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Many years back I used to do embedded/real-time. Mostly software and system design. Back at the time, we were looking down to these front-end people (and making much more, BTW). I wonder, how is my old field doing?

Is there anybody here working in embedded/real-time? Which company or field? How's the TC?

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  • Infinera draculaarh
    I’m moving from telecom embedded to FAANG embedded.. but might later move away from embedded inside the company
    Feb 11 4
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      Why move away from embedded, BTW?
      Feb 11
    • Infinera draculaarh
      *might*. I still like what I do.. so not saying i will move.
      Feb 11
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      Any idea how well FAANG embedded pays? In FAANG, it is AAG mostly I assume?
      Feb 11
    • Infinera draculaarh
      Yes it is AAG. Had an interview with Facebooks portal team which didn’t go well. The pay is comparable (in some cases more than) what is posted here on blind
      Feb 11
  • Infinera draculaarh
    Many companies do still work on embedded.. TC isn’t bad. It is pretty competitive is what I found
    Feb 10 1
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      >TC isn’t bad
      But not FAANG level?

      I see A req for embedded people, principal level...I wonder what the TC should be. If it is what people claim here it is for A L7, perhaps I need to go back to my old field :)
      Feb 10
  • New / Eng FAANG_
    How to switch from embedded SWE in telecom company to SWE in FAANG but not embedded?
    Feb 11 0
  • Tesla dkxidjsn
    Pay is pretty good. If you're good, it's on par with other software engineering roles. Especially with the whole autonomous vehicles gold rush the number of openings for embedded have increased significantly.
    Feb 10 2
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      Damn. I was pretty good. Maybe it was a mistake to move to telecom...
      Feb 11
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      Is this what you are doing for Tesla? Can you share your TC?
      Feb 11
  • Infinera draculaarh
    Good and great
    Feb 10 0