Amazon vs Cisco offer

Nov 22, 2019 41 Comments

Amazon - SDE 1 ( downleveled) Alexa team
TC - 215k
negotiated after cisco offer

Cisco - grade8
TC - 186k including 12% bonus+ 10k signon

both in bay area, 4yoe



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TOP 41 Comments
  • Credit Karma Juice 🥤
    If you go to Amazon forget any raise for at least 3 years. Chances are you might not even get significant raise even after promotion
    Nov 22, 2019 5
  • Palo Alto Networks ummagumma
    Cisco hands down. Instead of TC, you should really be counting TC/HAW (hours actually worked) ratio to get the complete picture. And btw, that's a very good offer for g8.
    Nov 22, 2019 4
    • NVIDIA QdiP71
      It's also possible that his friends will get PIPed left, right, and center. Anything's possible 😂
      Nov 22, 2019
    • LG lzml
      My friends at Cisco say there are layoffs every year and that they use some weird proprietary programming language in some of the teams that is useless outside of Cisco.
      Nov 22, 2019
  • Cisco VChr123
    Go to Amazon which is a core software/internet company, you will encash that experience much better later than working on a fucking sales company like Cisco where engineering is shit and culture is dominated by incapable middle management
    Nov 22, 2019 1
    • New Swe0
      Cisco recruiting is bad too
      Nov 22, 2019
  • Amazon tVWw77
    Now negotiate the Cisco offer higher
    Nov 22, 2019 1
    • New Swe0
      And bring that TC info back to amazon recruiter and negotiate amazon offer higher
      Nov 23, 2019
  • Cisco bfhcjf
    Go to Amazon. Cisco is like corrupt government office
    Nov 25, 2019 0
  • Cisco l33t4m3
    Just watching out for you - Amazon has a hell of an upside. Cisco is on the downward trajectory.
    Nov 23, 2019 0
  • NVIDIA QdiP71
    So Amazon's inital offer was less than 186k?
    Nov 22, 2019 4
    • Akamai Technologies alexserv
      No, Cisco is high end of grade8
      Nov 22, 2019
    • NVIDIA QdiP71
      Base might be at the high end.. but RSUs can always be negotiated :)
      Nov 22, 2019
  • Cisco / Eng DiscoBisco
    Give splitup
    Nov 22, 2019 0
  • Damn how is that SDE1 offer so high 🤔
    Nov 22, 2019 2
    • Cisco NnMk28
      I got 180k for new grad this year
      Nov 22, 2019
    • New Swe0
      Thats high and good for you. my friend, new grad, got 80k at cisco a year ago
      Nov 23, 2019
  • Amazon / Eng

    Amazon Eng

    Anyone Hire Product Manager :)
    Which team at Cisco
    Nov 22, 2019 0


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