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- Dropbox / Eng 🍕&🥓&🍟Lol @ YOE. At L6+, it's consistent impact through *other* engineers. Whether they realize it or not. Do this consistently over many years/project with org/company level impact.
- Splunk UdderBut YoE can be a starting point for evaluation. Let’s say you get a resume which list only 2 YoE. Highly unlikely that person has the relevant skills to get hired at L6.
On the other hand, having 8 or more YoE does not guarantee to be hired at L6/L5.
What would be interesting to know is the average experience level for folks who got promoted to L6.Aug 26, 2018 1
- Facebook iuga45If you are missleveled as a 6 at FB you’ll be managed out within the year, so you don’t want that. Just be honest, answer the questions you are asked and let the interviewers decide if you would succeed as a 6. Do not try to prepare for what you think we are trying to hear
- Snapchat SksuhhhL6 at fb will be the kind of person tech leading half a dozen engineers day to day
Or someone who has some ridiculous ic contributions where they can show concrete examples of them moving the needle consistently. For example consistently finding ways to increase revenue 1% every year.
I think getting hired at e6 you’ll have to somehow show you can do the first one but describing a similar track record