- Facebook or pre IPO? In bay area, manager position. 11 yoe. Facebook: 570K annual +100k signon soon to IPO company: 710k + 50 signon Both areas are interesting and fun.
- Google vs Facebook vs close-to-IPO company? For a new CS grad
- How many millionaires did Softbank help create with the purchase of Uber stocks? I am wondering if this event has created more millionaires than Google/Facebook at the time of IPO.
- Patreon or Facebook Hello Blind, Got offers from Patreon and Facebook. Patreon TC: 240k + options Facebook TC: 350k Yoe: 12. New in USA Patreon seems to be cooler place to be, but you never know if the eventually will go to IPO:)
- vote FAANG or UANG With Uber coming IPO and the stock market tanking , do you think Facebook still take a place in the FAANG group? I think it might become UANG. What do you think?
- vote Now I have my offers, I can't decide what to do... I have offers from Facebook, Google, Uber, Dropbox, and Amazon. The offers are very comparable, but the Uber one comes with extra equity since they are pre-IPO. I'm more into product rather than infrastructure, and so are the teams I'm being considered for. Opinions?
- vote Will Uber be FNG-tier after IPO? After IPO, will Uber be not just “tier 1,” but the same tier as Facebook, Netflix, and google specifically, in terms of TC and brand value? For reference, facebook’s E4 target annual RSU refresher is 70k over 4 years, while Uber’s L4 target is 55k over 3 years. TC 177k due to depreciation 😔 / 1.3
- Facebook vs Uber vs Slack Hi All, Can you suggest, for the Senior Software Engineer role, which of Facebook/Uber/Slack is a better choice? Comp wise, not a huge difference, though Slack is a bit generous in equity(which is not IPO like Uber). Also if you can share some insights for the following points for comparison
- How to compare stocks/options from a startup with RSUs from public companies? I'm considering a startup, which I believe has good potential, will eventually become valuable but probably won't IPO in the next couple of years. How should I compare its stock/options with public companies like Google and Facebook? Should I ask for X times based on the current value comparing to p
- Facebook vs Airbnb I have offers from both companies in Seattle. Company - Lev - Base/Stock/Signon Airbnb - L4 - 160k/346k/10k Facebook - E4 - 155k/250k/10k YoE - 7 yrs Current TC - 190k Both seem good options. From what I know so far, FB has bigger scale problems vs. Airbnb has backend/infra work with move to SoA.
- Paper money value Hey fellas grinding away at AirBnB, Uber, Lyft, Pinterest and others previously in similar companies. What do you do with your vested RSUs/options worth paper money? Is it worth the wait till these companies IPO or get acquired?How do you buy house or any property with this paper money? Folks consi
- Engineering jobs that pay higher than Netflix in Seattle? Currently work at Amazon, 4 years exp, sde2. Finding myself in a lot of politics to get to sde3, even though I know I’m capable of it. Just shit I don’t wanna deal with. I know it’s a corporate type of thing. I want to join another company. Not interested in Facebook or google really cuz I think I’
- Top companies in Seattle hiring now All, In HR, on the hunt for a great company with strong products (public or pre IPO) that are looking for top tier Recruiting leaders. Interviewed at Airbnb and was a finalist but unfortunately they went a different direction for unknown reasons. Anyone know of other good companies looking? Facebo
- link Even tech workers can’t afford to buy homes in San Francisco https://www.recode.net/2019/3/19/18256378/tech-worker-afford-buy-homes-san-francisco-facebook-google-uber-lyft-housing-crisis-programmers?ch=99&share=c34ffe87 These workers average six-figure salaries but increasingly can’t afford to buy a house in San Francisco, where the average home value is aro
- vote Robinhood vs Airbnb vs Facebook as new grad Considering joining Robinhood or Airbnb as a new grad instead of returning to FB (prev intern). TC at Robinhood/Airbnb is slightly higher, but rsu is not liquid. What are the pros and cons of choosing one or the other? Here’s what I thought of so far: Pros of Facebook: - Seattle (Lower CoL and n
- Dropbox L6 compensation package Dropbox is asking me to interview. I'm an L6 engineer to give you an idea of seniority (and was the same level at Facebook). What is a typical package for my level? Base, stock, signing, annual RSU, refreshers, etc. I don't want to waste anyone's time if the comp range is completely misaligned. I'd
- 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
- Is joining an early stage startup worth it? Assume that the VCs are top class and the founders are very experienced (very senior positions at large tech co at the level of PayPal, Twitter etc) and the company has raised a Series A currently with a prototype. Assume I get 0.3% equity as an engineer and a standard base salary (~150s). Assume my
- Information Security Engineer - suggestion+referral Google Uber Facebook Netflix Apple Will be glad to know why being at one place could be better than another. Learning opportunity matters a lot. So is the manager. IPO sounds interesting too. I'm not too much for the fad unless it is suspected to stay (haven't looked into it much). Seems a legit
- Tired of cranking a warm and sticky one with the boys 😫 I am a single man working in Bay Area. Every day, after spending 7+ hours to add 2 lines of code to my project, which is absolutely critical to my company (according to my manager, even though no one knows about it), I take some well-earned rest to congratulate myself and then proceed to undertake m
- An insiders PoV at Uber. I've seen a flurry of posts recently which outline the decline of quality with regard to Uber and ride sharing in general. I wanted to drop a post here just to be heard. Let's begin: Uber simply does not care about the quality control aspect of the experience anymore, they understand how the wheel
- link The peeps who matter at Lyft Good write up from The Information. The People Who Matter at Lyft Below are 104 of the top employees at the ride-hailing company, including operations (the biggest group) and two organizations that are gaining importance within the company—growth and autonomous vehicle research. Employees a