Facebook or Uber

May 23, 2019 17 Comments

Which company to chose.

Uber offer
Base 175k
Rsu 345k
Sign on bonus 50k

Facebook offer
Base 167k
RSU 310k
Sign on bonus 50k

Both offers for Seattle l4 and E4
I need to file my green card application, in whichever company I end up in.



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TOP 17 Comments
  • Addepar nAeb35
    Did Uber increase base for L4?
    May 23, 2019 2
    • Amazon () { :; };
      I think it’s because of IPO, they used to be RSU heavy, now focus on base
      May 23, 2019
    • Yeah, this was L5 base pre IPO.
      May 23, 2019
  • I would go for U - better WLB and higher TC. Would only consider F if TC was significantly higher.
    May 23, 2019 2
    • Amazon () { :; };
      How are the stock refreshers in uber?
      May 23, 2019
    • Uber saAP8D
      Great, this year at least. I got 40k refresh as an average performer as a new grad
      May 23, 2019
  • New / IT BcDM68
    May 23, 2019 1
  • Uber rRrRebU
    FB will always be around, I’ll suggest join Uber, as also their share price is low so you’ll get good number of shares, if things doesn’t improve at Uber then you can move to FB or other company after getting your I-140 which takes around 1 to 1.5 year
    May 24, 2019 0
  • Uber Wmfj76
    @OP definitely choose Uber. High TC plus WLB is definitely good here compared to FB.
    May 23, 2019 0
  • NetApp kaiku
    Did you ask FB to match Uber offer?
    May 31, 2019 1
    • Amazon () { :; };
      No they did it themselves, increased RSUs to 360k
      Jun 1, 2019
  • Microsoft
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    Facebook for sure. Uber won’t be around in 2 years.
    May 23, 2019 1
    • Uber Wmfj76
      lol! Good one.
      May 23, 2019
  • Salesforce notblind42
    Did they promise that they’d file a green card for you right away? Do you have h1b?
    May 23, 2019 1
    • Amazon () { :; };
      I have an H1b, got it last year, so I have almost 5 years after counting renewal, and both companies told me they would file one for me in the first few months.

      Even Amazon is filing one but I don’t want to stay here for next 2 years to get my i140.

      I would have preferred to go to uber and file my green card there. But I am not sure about the company performance in the next few years based on how much cash they are burning.
      May 23, 2019
  • Clearstream.TV / Eng JobSearch
    Sent you a pm Op
    Jun 4, 2019 0


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