Looking for a switch

Amazon Whitney
Jan 25, 2018 9 Comments

I have been working with Amazon (retail and AWS) for a long time (half a decade) as SDE. I want to switch to a different company to learn new technologies and grow in career. What all good companies with same/better compensation exists in Seattle and how to start preparing for interviews?

My current TC is 200K.

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  • Google / Eng YourVP
    You can buy switches from Amazon. I'm sure you can find hundreds of different types of switches on Amazon
    Jan 25, 2018 1
    • Cisco snacks
      ↑this had to be said. 😅
      Jan 25, 2018
  • Lyft rll
    5 years at Amazon and you are making 200k? That.... doesn't compute. Have you managed to stay an sde1? Stock appreciation alone should have you close to that.
    Jan 25, 2018 1
    • Amazon gxddbov
      Five years is past the initial grant, and plenty of people I know have hit that in the last two years and received effective pay cuts as a result of losing those initial grants and not getting replenished at nearly the same amount.
      Jan 27, 2018
  • New / Eng XqJA52
    Airbnb
    Jan 25, 2018 1
    • Microsoft Vh&7cgj
      Hard to crack
      Jan 25, 2018
  • Google / Eng Bsbbam
    Google. Tech infra is at whole different level.
    Jan 25, 2018 0
  • Amazon dnRx46
    I recommend trying for one of the many teams at Amazon doing AI/ML. Lots of good work going on there.
    Jan 25, 2018 0
  • Expedia / Eng icare
    Why not move internally? Also why is your current knowledge not good enough if u have worked in aws?
    Jan 25, 2018 0

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