Uber vs Facebook in Seattle

Dec 14, 2018 23 Comments

L4, 3.5 yoe. TC is comparable. Trying to understand the two from culture and growth perspective in Seattle. Is Uber better now than last year after all the negative publicity?


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TOP 23 Comments
  • Amazon / Eng

    Amazon Eng

    This is no contest. Uber. Anyone who says Facebook because the value is real doesn't know anything. Uber has already filed for IPO and hands out offers based on a 60B valuation which is far lower than all IPO targets. On top of that, uber culture is more than fine despite what the media says.
    Dec 14, 2018 1
    • Microsoft Need
      Dec 14, 2018
  • Get in before the IPO hits if you can. Instant house.
    Dec 14, 2018 0
  • Uber 5b
    If you care about negative publicity, you should not consider fb.
    Dec 14, 2018 2
    • Microsoft CYfN25
      Could you please let me know how the wlb is in Uber Seattle? Also, which teams are here?
      Dec 14, 2018
    • Microsoft Need
      Says the Uber person. 🤦🏾‍♂️Uber has had the worst year in its history and it’s not getting better.
      Dec 14, 2018
  • Facebook astronomie
    FB Seattle is in particular great. Good WLB.
    Dec 14, 2018 3
    • Facebook astronomie
      Newsfeed and groups are the ones I have experience with.
      Dec 14, 2018
    • Facebook astronomie
      Analytics is also very good. If you’re looking for WLB, you’ll find a team.
      Dec 14, 2018
  • Uber / Product wise man
    Uber Uber Uber. All you Facebook people please come back to this post in 4 years and feel stupid.
    Dec 15, 2018 1
    • Microsoft funions
      4 years? In 4 years you’ll still be trying to “make da money” and the rest of us will be at a new company making real new hire grants work for us. But yes, let’s agree to meet back up in 4 years, you’ll need a shoulder to cry on.
      Dec 17, 2018
  • Target / Eng .¯\_(ツ)_/¯
    Facebook because it’s public already and the RSU value is real.
    Dec 14, 2018 0
  • Microsoft Need
    Woof. Facebook obviously!
    Dec 14, 2018 0
  • Facebook alt_qq
    FB, much more established, plus you know your RSU value. I've liked the Seattle office so far and I came from MS as well
    Dec 14, 2018 0
  • Facebook / Eng

    Facebook Eng

    Facebook. Real money with discounted stock price now. Would love to work for FB but the 4 yr cliff is coming :(
    Dec 14, 2018 0
  • Amazon uhohko
    I am in the same boat and chose uber for the potential upside after IPO. I am also not a big fan of FB engineering culture.
    Dec 17, 2018 0


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