VMware Twitter Nvidia comp senior manager

Jan 12, 2018 27 Comments

Contemplating offer at VMware for a senior manager in cmbu
250k base
200k rsu
50k bonus
15 yr experience in software Dev

Have competitive offer from Twitter, & Nvidia. Twitter is a bit higher but I'm not too keen on it.

Also interviewing at Facebook, can anyone suggest comp range for first level manager at fb.



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TOP 27 Comments
  • Twitter / Eng bannon
    Do not come to Twitter. Very bad for career
    Jan 12, 2018 2
    • Twitter 80bo76
      Disagree, could be better, but definitely not that bad
      Jan 13, 2018
    • Twitter / Eng T Rex
      From OP’s comments, looks like he won’t enjoy his time at Twitter - comp appears not to be an issue but mission/team/culture might be.
      Wish you the best OP!
      Jan 14, 2018
  • VMware hopeful!
    I belong to CMBU and strongly advice you not to join this group. It is the shittiest BU to be in VMware if you are not an engineer. As engineers, one gets to work on some good tech-stack compared to other groups at VMware. But the products are in bad shape and the management is very political and favoritism is at its peaks.

    Also, since the BU is doing bad, the bonuses, yearly stock refreshes are much much magnitudes lesser than other business unit. All the above may not apply in short term if you are joining Wavefront. Otherwise I hope this information helps you in making an informed decision
    Jan 16, 2018 3
    • VMware / Eng

      VMware Eng

      Does CMBU own VC and vSphere?
      Jan 16, 2018
    • VMware hopeful!
      Jan 17, 2018
    • Oracle Hfufhfugjg
      Who are the leaders of cmbu? Svp/vps for Engineering?
      Jan 18, 2018
  • VMware sdQo51
    There are threads saying cmbu is not good BU .. check about that
    Jan 12, 2018 1
    • VMware / Sales RG1ute
      There are some pretty interesting products there. Business costing. Cloud logging for SREs.
      Jan 13, 2018
  • Workday HIO
    In Facebook M1 = E6 in terms of pay. You can search previous blind posts on it. However, M1 is really hard to get greatly exceed or above review so your average pay will be less than high performing E6s.
    Jan 12, 2018 4
    • Intel / Eng 3dvisor
      Thank you for replying. What's the offer range I should ask the recruiter for. I'm highly confident of getting the call next week.
      Jan 12, 2018
    • AppDynamics / Eng

      AppDynamics Eng

      Juniper Networks
      FB will have lower base maybe 200K. RSUs will be higher around 600K over 4 years.
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Workday HIO
      Op Sorry missed your reply. 200 is at the lower band of 6 where the newly minted 6/M1 is. With competitive offer 220 for M1 is doable.
      Jan 14, 2018
    • Intel / Eng 3dvisor
      Thank you, very helpful
      Jan 16, 2018
  • Intel Firebug
    Don't go, party is just getting started! J kidding, best in your new plans!
    Jan 12, 2018 2
    • Intel / Eng 3dvisor
      What group are you in? I'm in DCG. Shit is about to hit the fan
      Jan 12, 2018
    • Intel Firebug
      Too bad, it's gonna be a sad party then. SSG
      Jan 12, 2018
  • Apple / Mgmt b00
    Could you share your offer from nvidia - base, Rsu (total grant for 4 years), signing bonus?
    Jan 19, 2018 1
    • Nvidia / Eng Rtyup
      Should be similar to what OP mentioned
      Jan 22, 2018
  • New / Eng

    New Eng

    Wat is CMBU? Cloud management?
    Jan 13, 2018 1
    • VMware / Sales RG1ute
      Jan 13, 2018
  • VMware spHR24
    CMBU is responsible for vROPs, vRA, vRLI.
    CPBU owns vSphere (ESXi & vCenter)
    Jan 16, 2018 0
  • Nvidia / Eng Rtyup
    Why not Nvidia ?
    Jan 13, 2018 0
  • Cisco Frorwt
    Is that staff engineer? Or product line manager?
    Feb 22, 2018 0


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