- vote Technical incompetence at Wayfair -- is there anything worse?? Is there anything worse than Wayfair at this scale in terms of sheer technical incompetence and poor engineering practices? Wayfair's codebase and infrastructure are stuck in a pathetic, sorry state. The PHP repo, the databases (which are all mirrors in some way), the vertical scaling -- it needs t
- link [AMA] Interview tips after a recent round of offers (380~500k) TLDR: Offers ranging 380k~500k from Facebook, Uber, and 2 other companies. Non-exceptional IC with 5 years of experience. Interview tips are nuanced and its your loss if you don’t read. ### About me ### Software engineer with 5 yoe in the bay. B.Eng (not comp sci) in a well-known school. Mostly se
- How easy is it to get fired at your company? I know some companies like Google and Microsoft are supposed to be 'won't fire ever' whereas Facebook and Uber are fire-happy. Is this perception true? Where does your company land in this firing scale? I'll start, Netflix is at the fire-happy end of spectrum. I think we created that end 😂
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- Opinions on offers I recently got several offers from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Amazon, Microsoft, Snapchat as well as some other start-up and midsize companies like Akamai. Here is TC, team and level: Facebook (WhatsApp, data infra): 155k+300k (4 yrs)+100k+10%=270.5k, E4 Google (Fire base): 140k+300k (4 yrs)
- Will Facebook fire anyone for the 5 billion fine? I guess, big companies like Facebook can afford to do away with outages and failures worth millions of dollars, in the name of post-mortem reports and as a part of the course, without anyone having to lose their job, whatsoever. Can Facebook also afford to pay such billions of dollars of fines, with
- vote Two Sigma vs Google Hi I have new grad SWE offers from Two Sigma (NYC) and Google (Seattle/Kirkland) and could use some help with the decision. These are the primary factors I'm considering: Edit: Google PA is either Communications or UFO Learning/growth: - I feel like I'll learn a lot at either so I'm not too concer
- I just realized I don’t give a shit about FANG Why feel bad about not being at a Facebook or Google? Why am I trying to motivate to study to go to a FANG? I was at a great successful unicorn before and I’m at a good company now, it is just not for me. As long as I’m paid my current TC or more (I started tech late and want to save up money to FIR
- Common Blind abbreviations AI - Artificial Intelligence AMZN - Amazon AWS - Amazon Web Services BI - Business Intelligence BIE - BI Engineer BS - Bachelor of Science or bullshit DE - Data Engineer DS - Data Scientist EE - Electrical Engineering or Enterprise Engineering EM - Engineering Manager FANG - Facebook, Amazon, Netfli
- Did Facebook fire anyone for it's recent outage? Facebook had a global outage recently, for many hours. Did anyone lose his job for it?
- link Cuban immigrant: democratic party == communists From: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1945356878817544?view=permalink&id=2029193973767167 Hi I was born in Cuba and came to the US when I was13 years old. I have been addicted to reading and watching the testimonials for weeks now. It is so amazingly refreshing to see that all is not lost and that t
- Facebook Down (dumpster fire continues) Facebook can’t get anything right these days. Is this another security breach or what?
- Facebook E5 vs google L4 offer I have two offers. One is Google L4 and the other is facebook E5. They have the same TC. The team at google is pretty good but I don't know what the team at facebook will be. I like scalability and ML. I don't know what are the expectations from L4 at google and E5 at facebook. For facebook, if some
- link Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data to fight rivals and help friends, leaked documents show https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/mark-zuckerberg-leveraged-facebook-user-data-fight-rivals-help-friends-n994706 I am surprised he has friends ! For example, Facebook gave Amazon extended access to user data because it was spending money on Facebook advertising and partnering with the soci
- vote Facebook Fired Exec For Political Views? Is it true that Facebook fired Palmer Luckey for his political views? It seems like he donated to a company making memes and got fired for it, pretty messed up if you ask me. https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-did-facebook-fire-a-top-executive-hint-it-had-something-to-do-with-trump-1541965245 Non