Tech vs Finance offer comparison

BAE Systems RnJe88
Oct 1, 2018 4 Comments

App nexus - ad-tech:

160 base 11% guaranteed bonus 10k signon
•very small team
•can WFH

Interactive brokers -electronic brokerage firm:

140 base 15-25% bonus, 15-25% stock vested over 6 years (10% starting then 15% for 6 years)
• tickers team. Working with market data, exchange.
•older very quiet
•very meritocratic very flat
•smart and lots of sponsored people

I want to optimize long term career goals to

top fin tech, FAANG, or grad school to maybe PhD with a 50-40-10 priority split

YOE 1.5


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TOP 4 Comments
  • LinkedIn / Sales MTIh31
    Random but do you have your MBA? I’m debating if I should go back to get a higher base.
    Oct 1, 2018 1
    • Microsoft / Eng dlkg
      OP is an engineer, which should be obvious
      Oct 1, 2018
  • US Bank / Finance

    US Bank Finance

    Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase
    I enjoy being a banker versus work for the tech dildocracy.
    Oct 1, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Eng dlkg
    go/js seems a better stack.
    Oct 1, 2018 0