- What makes a company a tech company? Microsoft is clearly a tech company. Google also. But why is amazon a tech company? Except for aws, alexa, and Kindle, it doesn't sell any Online or offline software. Why is Walmart or Target not a tech company? In the same vein, what makes Airbnb a tech company? It doesn't sell anything technolog
- Austin Good Software Compaines Hi Blinders, I have 2 YOE and TC is 92k at a relatively small town in Texas. Have side project on Github with more than 800 stars(I know this is useless when it comes to finding a job). Been LC really hard also. I am looking for software companies in Austin which pay good. I have applied to: 1. Re
- Need help: Amazon vs LinkedIn Offer 1: SDE 2 at Amazon Alexa Offer 2: Software engineer (not SR) at LinkedIn LinkedIn's offer is 10% more than Amazon. Both are in Bay area. I have 5 years of experience + masters which is not relevant to software. I want to get SW development experience to improve my profile. My opinion is tha
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- Amazon Bay Area teams What are the teams working on ML at Amazon in Bay Area offices? I have received an offer from Alexa AI in Seattle but chose Alexa Shopping List in Bay Area to stay here in Bay Area for personal reasons. Alexa shopping list is working on Software Development. I don’t know how good the team is. How
- Amazon total comp expectations Moving on to next round of interviews for Software Engineer (2 I’m assuming since I’m Sr level already). Recruiter asked total comp expectations... no idea what to ask for since no company I’ve worked for has had stock options. Currently at 125k base, 10-15% bonus with 3 yoe (just promoted to Sr so
- referrals for boston/cambridge companies? I am currently working in academia (phd in physics) but have been finding jobs in tech industry. Can anyone offer referrals for companies in Boston/Cambridge area? Since I am "new" to the software engineering, non-startups seem to be more suitable (?). I have done side projects in ML / webapp (aws
- How much Leetcode/Interview prep required to switch to AWS or Alexa AI? I'm getting ready to switch to a more technically oriented team such as AWS (and maybe Alexa AI team) in the Bay Area. Does anyone know what level of preparation I need for an L4 Software Engineer position? I used leetcode long time ago. Now I see a section "Top Questions from Amazon". Should I g
- Amazon vs Amazon Lab126 which one should i put on my resume if i work in software under lab126? my team is technically under alexa but does work for lab126.
- AMZN Sr. TPM Hi I have an amazon sr.tpm interview coming up. Could anyone please help with what to expect, the process and preparation material(if any). This is for the Alexa team. No software engineering background but good understanding of web technologies and Hands-on implementation of mobile tech. Apprecia
- How to move from SDE role to AI What's the best way to move from a SDE role to a AI research role. Currently I am a software developer in Alexa. I want to be involved in futuristic research projects.
- Amazon salary for a senior sftware engineer with 12 yrs work exp Hello, what is the salary range for a senior software engineer with 12 yrs exp.? which division is better the lab126 or the Alexa team to work in?
- SDE on-site Interview expectation for Amazon Alexa lab I have an upcoming interview for Software Engineer role at the Amazons Alexa lab in Sunnyvale. Any suggestion on how prepare and what to expect during the interview?
- Amazon Alexa Team Recruiter A recruiter just reached out to me and would like to talk about a Software Engineer position on the Alexa team in Palo Alto. I have about 5 years of development experience. What kind of pay should I be expecting? Sign up bonus? Stock comp? Relocation bonus?