How is this offer from Square?

Jul 18, 2019 20 Comments

Recently did an interview at Square and have the following offer, how does it look?

* Software Engineer - not sure of level
* 145 base
* 15k signing bonus
* 200k RSU



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TOP 20 Comments
  • Microsoft m416
    220k tc only and its bay area right? This is super low, give it up. Dont go
    Jul 18, 2019 2
    • Facebook / Eng yes0rNo
      What if he's coming from Albertsons?
      Jul 18, 2019
    • Pivotal vhSY35
      Not Bay Area. North America though.
      Jul 18, 2019
  • Facebook icdN16
    It looks like it is IC4.
    Jul 18, 2019 0
  • Square konkeydong
    That looks like an ic4 offer. You should be able to negotiate a higher rsu amount but the base is probably as good as it gets.

    6yoe and ic4 seems off too. That should be in ic5 range.

    I would push for ic5 (if you think you're qualified) and more rsus
    Jul 20, 2019 4
    • Pivotal vhSY35
      I was told I was being brought in as an ic5. What are the requirements and salary for an ic5? I am in North America.
      Jul 20, 2019
    • Square BOyi15
      145 base is low end for ic5 me thinks
      Jul 24, 2019
  • Salesforce / Eng yymG87
    If it’s not in the Bay Area then it is decent
    Jul 18, 2019 0
  • Salesforce / Eng yymG87
    Jul 18, 2019 1
    • Pivotal vhSY35
      Updated. 6yoe.
      Jul 18, 2019
  • Square jaxe
    Square isn’t the best when it comes to sign on. If location is Atlanta definitely take it. Otherwise, it’s up to you, it’s probably the best company I’ve worked for (Amazon’s and Microsoft being the others) but I have 2.5 YOE so up to you how much you want to believe me.
    Jul 19, 2019 0
  • New wufM27
    Jul 18, 2019 1
    • Pivotal vhSY35
      Jul 18, 2019
  • Square Gvcffyjk
    200k RSUs? Is that a typo?
    Aug 16, 2019 0
  • Square kTtI24
    Where in North America? Your salary in Atlanta vs New York would be very different.
    Aug 4, 2019 0
  • Indeed indood
    As long as it’s not Seattle or New York, it’s a great offer. Probably Atlanta or Canada I assume
    Jul 18, 2019 0


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