Just got into Wayfair, Amazon AWS onsite

New nd_abn
Dec 5, 2019 15 Comments

Hi,
This is the first time I am posting here. I need some guidance related to the onsite. I am expecting a baby soon and I just joined Wayfair.

I have cleared the AWS screening interviews and I am being invited to AWS onsite. Should I go for AWS onsite also in Boston location where I am currently located?

Also, I got sign on bonus (20K) with Wayfair which I need to return if I leave before an year which would be like 35K as I would get 20K in hand after taxes.

Would Amazon provide any parental leaves and sign on bonus before joining?

Also how much max can I expect from AWS in Boston SDE2 with 10yr experience.

Not sure if more information is required.

TC: 200K approx

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  • Comcast suvo123123
    Definitely Amazon. Wayfair stocks are performing really poor over last few months. Also Amazon is a bigger brand for sure.
    Dec 5, 2019 0
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    Just wanted to congratulate you on clearing the interviews while expecting. Best of luck for the onsite.
    Dec 5, 2019 0
  • Wayfair MLkz26
    Please don't go to wayfair. Do yourself a favour and join a tech company.
    Dec 5, 2019 2
    • New nd_abn
      OP
      Can you give me some more insights why not Wayfair? I think they are moving towards a better tech stack.
      Dec 8, 2019
    • Wayfair MLkz26
      They are moving toward shit. Stocks are all time low. Managers stupid.
      Dec 8, 2019
  • Amazon whowe
    Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. The percentage of people who get hired after the loop (onsite interviews) is very small. Amazon does do sign on @ about 50% lump sum in first paycheck and the other 50% broken up into 12 payments in year 2
    Dec 5, 2019 1
    • New nd_abn
      OP
      I totally agree with you, but if I am not going to get any leaves then it would be an issue for me so it would be waste of time for me and Amazon as well.
      Dec 5, 2019
    • New nd_abn
      OP
      yeah i am thinking to setup a telephonic with Recruiter
      Dec 5, 2019
    • Microsoft WQAfs
      Email instead of calling, in that case you have something written in case they decide to drop the interview with the unconscious bias that you are pregnant 😳
      Dec 5, 2019
  • Wayfair Vader1
    I would stay away from both companies. But especially Wayfair!
    Dec 29, 2019 1
    • ABILITY nd_abn
      OP
      Which company do you recommend which pays good and has good work?
      Dec 30, 2019
  • Wayfair MLkz26
    Anyhow, wayfair is not a tech company. They call themselves a 'tech' company. All the good people are leaving.
    Dec 8, 2019 0

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