F and G leveling for leadership roles

Mar 26, 2018 11 Comments

Talking to F and G. PM by core trade but in recent years have run a $100mm P&L with a 150 strong global team, been a very smalltime CEO (<$5mm revenue), and a small company ($50mm revenue ballpark) SVP role.

Assuming I'm deemed competent, what sort of level should I expect at FB or G? Is this an L7/M2 profile or a D0/1/2 profile?

Basically trying to understand leveling at this level at F/G before I get deep in the process.


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  • Google / Eng

    Google Eng

    LinkedIn, Facebook
    Small time CEO part doesn't matter/count. Neither does small company SVP. The "150 strong global team" catches my attention. Is the team is good as Googlers are, that's a strong signal for Director
    Mar 26, 2018 1
    • OP
      Average Googler would be stronger than the average on that team without doubt. But with one exception everyone who left that team after I left is at either Google, FB, Uber, or Amazon. That includes engineers, PM, designers, and sales.

      Thanks for the input
      Mar 26, 2018
  • Google / Eng teb71g
    I've seen that be L7 with fast track to director. (They set you up and slowly move more and more responsibility to you). Promo within a year. What was your comp in these roles?
    Mar 27, 2018 2
    • Google hgwL55
      is the fast track official? how does that work
      Mar 27, 2018
    • OP
      TC in the big role was high six figures - variable due to a pretty variable stock price. Comp currently way lower but with piles of meaningless paper equity.
      Mar 27, 2018
  • Facebook Thesterr
    Lots of people have managed teams of 150 and still get leveled as L7/M2 at FB and some have gotten leveled at D1+. It depends on your experience and how you perform in the final interview. FB usually keeps leveling open and will determine it after you interview.
    Mar 26, 2018 1
    • OP
      That seems fair. In certain contexts or roles I could see myself leveled very high. In others, not so much. I'm just at initial contact so there's a long way to go!
      Mar 26, 2018
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    • OP
      I did for the best part of three years in that gig. Don't really care about the number of people I manage - will ultimately decide (if I make it through!) based on whether or not the role will engage and excite.
      Mar 26, 2018
  • GE / Product flez
    Check out levels.fyi
    Mar 28, 2018 0
  • Google xxdr
    Sounds like Director level to me.
    Mar 26, 2018 0
  • Twitch RFEz71
    Probably l7. Good luck!
    Mar 26, 2018 0


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