FB rotational SWE vs Amazon SDE1

New / Eng 7whbaj
Jun 24 7 Comments

Both roles are based in Seattle
FB TC: 210K
Amazon TC : 170K

Amazon Pros: Job Security
Cons: Lower level (L4) and lower TC

FB Pros: 85% chances of getting E4 offer at the end of the year
Cons: Just a 1 year program, kind of like a 1 year internship

I am currently on F1 OPT, so the job security is a crucial factor

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TOP 7 Comments
  • I’d take the FB one in a heartbeat. Even if it doesn’t work out, it’s a much more exclusive name to have on your resume.
    Jun 24 0
  • Postmates setamtsoP
    TC and work wise both FB wins it seems. Why would you consider Amazon in this case?
    Jun 24 3
    • New / Eng 7whbaj
      OP
      Only because of the job security. I can always reinterview with FB next year. If things don't work out, I will still have a job at Amazon
      Jun 24
    • GoDaddy / IT
      uwdn1he4

      GoDaddy IT

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      Uber
      uwdn1he4more
      No, you won't. Will have to pass it again. If that was easy for you, don't count, otherwise go to FB
      Jun 24
    • Amazon is pretty easy to get an offer from, FB is not. If the FB thing doesn’t work out you can always still go to Amazon, and the opposite is not true.
      Jun 24
  • Microsoft / Product
    Brazuka

    Microsoft Product

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    Bain & Company
    Brazukamore
    Take fb and work hard for that first year
    Jun 24 0
  • Amazon kguehen
    Why doesn’t FB offer you a full-time job? No job is secure unless you pass the H1B lottery.
    Jun 24 0