Facebook E5 offer

FreeWheel sundayblind
May 15 19 Comments

Got verbal E5 offer, but haven't discussed sign-on yet
Base: 200k
RSUs: 600k
target bonus: 15%
NYC
6yoe

I have scheduled a team-match phone call for G next week as well, but the recruiter refused to discuss leveling before it.

I don't think I'm any good at negotiation. Didn't hold long before giving out my numbers. And they simply agreed. Maybe I underestimated myself...

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TOP 19 Comments
  • Facebook
    Instagrаm

    Facebook

    PRE
    Google, Microsoft
    Instagrаmmore
    Take it, that’s insane for 6 yoe
    May 15 9
    • Facebook
      Instagrаm

      Facebook

      PRE
      Google, Microsoft
      Instagrаmmore
      ^ wonder why you haven’t
      May 15
    • New ahdhdb
      My TC is currently higher. I am at a startup and was an early employee so TC is around 800k (I was very early). It’s mostly illiquid but the company is starting to do buybacks so last year my W2 was like 980k due to a buyback... that’s why I didn’t accept FB, but sometimes I think it’d have been better for my technical growth. If I won’t be able to get liquidity on the rest of my shares it might end up at or below FB TC when averaged over the years, minus the prestige and technical challenges of FB. So I consider it a wash basically.
      May 15
    • FreeWheel sundayblind
      OP
      To be honest I am pretty happy about it. But I won't call it insane after someone said they had a million W2 lol
      May 15
    • New ahdhdb
      Don’t feel bad man, after taxes is not that much and it’s not guaranteed. Sheer luck. Probably what you’ll be accomplishing at FB will be more fulfilling than the shit I go through.

      I myself am considering reaching out to the recruiter again and try to get another E5 offer and maybe take it this time.
      May 15
    • FreeWheel sundayblind
      OP
      I was not feeling bad lol. I'm lucky to have what I have. Someday in the future I will probably take a high rewarding risk like you did.
      May 15
  • LinkedIn hgfth
    How are the interviews?
    May 15 1
    • FreeWheel sundayblind
      OP
      It went pretty well. I really enjoyed it. Unlike most interviews I had, some of the Facebook interviews did let me demonstrate what I learned in my career.
      May 15
  • Clearstream.TV / Eng JobSearch
    Sent u a pm sundayblind OP
    Jun 4 0
  • New / Eng JexD77
    Same here, but Bay Area. And now having my doubts.
    May 15 0
  • Uber lock_up
    This is a very good offer at E5. You might be able to negotiate 100k sign-on with competing offers.
    May 15 1
    • Facebook / Eng imt
      Less likely . $100k sign on is mostly on BA and sometimes on Seattle
      May 15
  • Facebook public2
    Congrats!
    May 15 0
  • New fFVE56
    Solid
    May 15 0
  • LinkedIn L!nkedOut
    That’s a solid E5 offer
    May 15 0