Oracle offer Vs Amazon University grad

New qGQX24
May 2, 2019 22 Comments

Hello All,

I got offers from Amazon and Oracle. I can not decide which one to choose.
Can you help?

Oracle offer:
Base: 130k
Signing bonus: 30k
Relocation: 10k
stock: 3000 RSU over 4 years
Location: New Hampshire
Work: All the work is on C and PL/SQL.

Amazon offer:
Base: 108k
Signing bonus: 24k
Relocation: 6k
stock: $75,000 over 4 years.
Location: Mostly Seattle.
Work: Yet to be determined.
Also, It looks that for new Grad amazon will not negotiate.


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TOP 22 Comments
  • Microsoft unfanged
    Tell Amazon to match base, signing and relo of competitive offer
    May 2, 2019 6
    • Amazon / Eng DynamoDB
      It is true. Amazon doesn't negotiate for new grads.
      May 2, 2019
    • Facebook YMVM33
      When I was a new grad, I had an offer from amazon, fb, and LinkedIn. Amazon was clearly lower, but they still said they would not negotiate.
      May 2, 2019
  • Splunk rzap
    Just take Oracle. After a year or two you can easily shift to your desired company with a much better tc.
    May 2, 2019 0
  • Amazon Vaporeon
    Honestly I would take Amazon even though Oracle TC is higher due to location and name brand. If possible get Amazon to match
    May 2, 2019 1
    • New qGQX24
      Thanks. But there is no chance that Amazon will negotiate.
      May 2, 2019
  • Amazon / Eng DynamoDB
    Which team on Amazon? Oracle TC may be higher but idk how their products are.
    May 2, 2019 1
    • New qGQX24
      The team is not decided at this point of time.
      May 2, 2019
  • Amazon fcuked
    As new grad, I would take Amazon over Oracle.
    May 2, 2019 0
  • Microsoft / Eng mjHc32
    Oracle offer is way better. If Oracle work/domain looks interesting, go for it. Else: For Amazon, ask for the team name and negotiate. Everything is negotiable!
    May 2, 2019 0
  • Microsoft / Eng Zhing
    That's just 138k tc at Amazon. Wow Amazon offers for fresh hires are super low. Unbelievable.
    May 2, 2019 1
    • Amazon / Eng DynamoDB
      It's 149k. You might have forgotten stocks
      May 2, 2019
  • Charter yWTI88
    Oracle offer is good. Are you from 10 universities of usa?
    May 2, 2019 0
  • New / Eng vvpython
    Hey OP it's out of context but just wanted to ask your exp while giving onsite at Oracle? I have my onsite interview soon over there. Can you tell me the difficulty of problems asked?
    May 2, 2019 0
  • Cognizant shr
    Who valued you more is what it matters
    May 2, 2019 0


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