Evaluating different options

Tesla sQei45
Jun 25, 2018 4 Comments

I have been in the embedded space for the past 10 years, mainly media (audio/video). I have been feeling bored in this space because it has been a lot of rehash and not much new development. Before Tesla I was working at Apple where a lot of the code was already defined and I would be responsible for building new features on top of an existing stack. I have managed to rebrand myself out of drivers and more of a generic system engineer.

I have 2 job offers at the moment, both at FANG companies. One is embedded/OS space. The other is Facebook Bootcamp, where I would be a generalist engineer (going to aim for a Product team if possible). If I go into the embedded/OS space I would build on what I have done in the past (hopefully not media and a different tech stack). If I go to Bootcamp, it would be all new work.

What is the better option here?

TC: ~370k. YOE: 8

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  • Apple o_O||
    Worked in embedded space for the past 10 years with YOE 8?
    Jun 25, 2018 1
    • Tesla sQei45
      OP
      Oops, that 10 should have been 8. Thanks for catching that.
      Jun 25, 2018
  • Tesla / Eng bhilkgy
    With that strong background, i wouldn't mind trying something new. You can always get back to your core competency if you change your mind later.
    Jun 25, 2018 0
  • Oscar / Eng
    tc/gtfo

    Oscar Eng

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    Hi. I am real and I am pretty friendly. Just here for some happiness.
    tc/gtfomore
    Oculus, OpenCompute, Infra at facebook builds cool shit.
    Jun 25, 2018 0

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