Feedback on Google India

Amazon iwgf242
Aug 17, 2018 26 Comments

Got an offer as T5 engineer in Google India, currently working as SDE3 in Amazon Blr team. Have an offer from a team in AWS Seattle (cleared the interviews for internal transfer but offer letter pending). Just wanted to gather some feedback on Google India, how are the teams and work here so that I can evaluate whether to join Google India or move to AWS Seattle.

PS: Money is not the reason for US movement (as Google offered a pretty good deal), only thing is quality of work and opportunities in Google India against AWS Seattle.


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TOP 26 Comments
  • Google / Eng i-am-stud
    Google offer details please?
    Aug 17, 2018 11
    • Synopsys / Eng Fsisng shc
      Cannot agree more, basically u funk your life in green card uncertainty 😡
      Aug 17, 2018
    • Google / Eng

      Google Eng

      Zoobie zoobie zoo
      Wowowow I will take the google offer 1.2 cr in India is INCREDIBLE
      Aug 17, 2018
    • Google hcf
      1.2 does seem too high for l5 though
      Aug 18, 2018
    • Facebook coffee?
      171k in India goes much further than 300k in the US for sure, but if you look at the absolute magnitude of savings, it will still be much higher in the US.
      Aug 18, 2018
    • Adobe eBuR25
      @OP can you share your TC breakup as well.
      Sep 25, 2018
  • LinkedIn Now!
    Join google dude. And help the forum by sharing your TC.

    Further, internal transfer to US on L1 visa is not good for Indians as there is no easy path for greencard and to switch to H1b you need to win a lottery.

    I have Google and Amazon friends who have moved and then realize they are low balled and have very limited job mobility
    Aug 17, 2018 0
  • Citadel Letitsnow!
    Quality of work in US > India unless the entire org is based of India
    Aug 17, 2018 2
    • Qubole Newd
      Not true, based on my current company.
      Aug 17, 2018
    • Synopsys / Eng Fsisng shc
      I think that is true in general for all companies
      Aug 17, 2018
  • Yahoo / Eng aqqV00
    YOE please
    Aug 17, 2018 1
    • Amazon iwgf242
      12 years
      Aug 18, 2018
  • Amazon Foogle
    4 more years in US
    Then I will apply for L5 Google India and get 1.2CR TC
    Aug 18, 2018 1
    • Amazon iwgf242
      Please note L5 at Google == L6 at Amazon. Also, just to put a context (if it helps) I was in L6 role in Amazon for about 2 years
      Aug 19, 2018
  • VMware theuser01
    Personally, I would take the Google offer. I am working in the US. 300k will look like a big TC until you land here and start getting mired in real estate market in the West Coast, immigration stuff, being away from family/friends, etc. Not sure how much of this is applicable to you though.
    Sep 10, 2018 0
  • Amazon Kxqy63
    Google India
    Aug 17, 2018 0
  • PayPal / Eng naja
    What was your TC at amazon?
    Dec 16, 2018 0
  • Adobe ililili
    Op where did you join?
    Dec 1, 2018 0
  • Amazon AYB99
    OP, what's the base?
    Nov 7, 2018 0
  • Microsoft theBigBad7
    What is Google offering on TC?
    Aug 17, 2018 0