Evaluate Amazon offer (L6 - London) Senior SA role

New bWXO75
Aug 27 12 Comments

Received the opening verbal offer for a Tech L6 Sr. Solution Architect role in London. I would like to have the view of this forum of how this offer looks

Total Comp offered:

Base: £100k
Sign-On: £43k (year 1), £32k (year 2)
RSU: 61 (4 years vesting schedule 5,15,40,40)
Relocation Package
Immigration (approx £10k)

YoE: 16

Questions:

I have been told that the there is not much to negotitiate on Base (£105k can be tried but cannot guaranteed); however they are ready to negotiate on Sign on and/or RSU's. So the questions is how much should i ask for as TC & which component (i.e. RSU's or sign on) ?

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TOP 12 Comments
  • Cisco banana009
    Definitely low sign on and stocks
    I have same offer for L6 SA . My sign on are $90k and $70k and 110 stocks
    Aug 27 2
    • New bWXO75
      OP
      Do you have the offer in london as well ?
      Also the sign on is in $ or £ ?
      Aug 27
    • Cisco banana009
      My offer is for Seattle and in $
      Aug 27
  • Morgan Stanley Gorman
    I got offered as L6 SDM in London: £115k base / £100k sign on (58/42) / 100 RSUS.
    You have space to negotiate.
    I didn't accept the offer and they didn't care to negotiate.
    Aug 27 5
    • New bWXO75
      OP
      This is useful ... thx... I definetely have room to negotiate :)

      Could you please share your YoE to compare .. as i think i made a mistake at the phone screening by sharing my current TC £100k :(
      Aug 27
    • Morgan Stanley Gorman
      Exactly 16 years as well. I rejected not only because of comp but also because I felt L6 was low.
      Aug 27
    • Amazon / Field Ops 206
      I got 155 salary, 100/85 bonus, and 130 RSU for L6 SA in Seattle (all USD) so that seems pretty low to me.
      Aug 27
    • New bWXO75
      OP
      @Gorman - Did they tell you before interview which Level they are interviwing for ? Also did they discussed on Level or salary expectations before you rejected ?
      Aug 28
    • Morgan Stanley Gorman
      We discussed between level 6 and 7 beforehand. I made if clear I wouldn't be interested in level 6.
      In terms of comp, I only mentioned I wouldn't consider anything below £200k TC (I should have said a fair amount more as I wouldn't really accept for that minimum).
      Because they offered L6 and TC was below 200, I said I couldn't accept and they didn't reply.
      Aug 28
  • Amazon / Data
    aiapaec

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    Start by doubling the sign on and RSU
    Aug 27 1
    • New bWXO75
      OP
      Thanks ..Do i insists on £115 as base ? as this is the figure i quoted on the phone screening. Not sure what is the max base in London area though.
      Aug 27
  • New / Eng akaeg
    61 RSU, which is $103k given the share price @ $1700? Or you mean $61k
    Oct 4 0