Time to reevaluate my current postion?

Cisco theBroken
Oct 11 11 Comments

I am a grade 8 engineer at cisco(wireless)

I am more into application development than networking ( which i had no experience before this)

I make decent money. not in par with what people make in bay area though.

TC : 145k base + 70k rsu(over 4 years) + 12 % bonus(ipf this half year was 1.4)
yoe : 3.5 years

If I start leetcoding and try to get a job in company like amazon, msft. etc.(i have call from google, amazon, msft)

I would like to know the tradeoff between wlb and TC. I am not the type of person who can give the soul to the company, but will work 110% if i believe the company and my contribution meet at some point.

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TOP 11 Comments
  • SAP ku6s2g
    how many grades cisco has? 8 grades seem a lot for 3 yoe LOL
    Oct 11 6
    • SAP ku6s2g
      so you got to the second highest grade in just 3 years?
      Oct 11
    • Cisco theBroken
      OP
      New Grads out of school are given grade 6. I am in the next position I.e., grade 8.
      Oct 11
    • SAP ku6s2g
      and then you go to 10 and thats it? weird
      Oct 11
    • Cisco decentguy
      No SAP after 10 there is 11 12 13 which is PE .. 11 is tech lead and 12 is senior tech lead ... and if u are really genius then 14 which DE
      Oct 13
    • Cisco Be_happy
      Incorrect... new grads are now grade 4.
      Oct 15
  • Nutanix privateip
    Get out of Cisco asap .. thank me later
    Oct 11 1
    • Cisco theBroken
      OP
      You make it sound so dramatic.
      Oct 11
  • Cisco theBroken
    OP
    Nope. Not even once.
    Oct 16 0
  • Cisco Be_happy
    You should have attempted CCIE 3 times atleast by now.
    Oct 15 0

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