Switching from DE in a startup to SDE in FAANG
I recently started working in a small start up as a Data Engineer . The DE stack here uses cloud ETL tools , cloud warehouse and a bit of AWS thrown in (Lambda, GLUe, Athena, Spark on EMR).
We use Jenkins and airflow and also CircleCI thrown into the mix.
However I feel I have reached a point where f$#@* ** SQL/ETL isn't just cutting it anymore and I do want to switch to SDE roles. When you apply to FAANG, do you even get called for SDE interviews if your background is completely on DE (does the resume get automatically rejected!?)
Post the initial screening how does the tech interview look if your background is not exactly an SDE.
If any recruiters/hiring managers around, please chime in?