worth leaving AWS for nvidia

Oct 3, 2019 43 Comments

been at AWS Sea for 4 years as sde II. is it worth leaving for nvidia santa clara for senior sde role?

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  • NVIDIA / Eng
    Nsgl08

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    Nsgl08more
    most likely you are hired for geforce now? we are just getting started and it would be lot of learning and growth opportunities. wlb is sure better then Amazon. nvidia software guys are decent in system software and we are making progress in cloud 😊.
    Oct 3, 2019 0
  • Nutanix a.out
    Irrespective of team etc. I would recommend to stay put. Going from AWS to an enterprise company is not a great move unless it is giving you something unique.
    Oct 3, 2019 6
    • NVIDIA / R&D TC?
      That experience is true in many orgs
      Oct 5, 2019
    • Riverbed Technology dagdaubab
      @nutanix so cloud providers are not enterprise companies? How would you define enterprise?
      Oct 5, 2019
  • NVIDIA whatever..
    Don’t do it. They have 0 clue about cloud. Source: used to work there
    Oct 4, 2019 0
  • Discover Financial Services qwerty-/:
    TC ?
    Oct 3, 2019 4
    • Amazon FCbR73
      OP
      No, it’s similar to cloud. System software is a part but overall it’s a cloud like system
      Oct 3, 2019
    • NVIDIA pid$1
      Don’t do it!
      Oct 4, 2019
  • NVIDIA / Product coolpm
    OP, you are making lot of folks in NVIDIA to be unhappy 🤣🤣
    Oct 9, 2019 2
    • NVIDIA caseofmond
      I didn't think they needed him to say anything for that to happen
      Oct 9, 2019
    • NVIDIA mex_w
      I am wasting my time here ..
      Oct 11, 2019
  • NVIDIA ilrk01
    Nvidia is not hw company. Way more folks in sw and likely even cloud. Lots of cloud work outside of Geforce Now as well.
    Oct 5, 2019 2
    • NVIDIA wokest
      Unclear what you are smoking.

      For better or worse, NVIDIA is "the" definition of an old school hardware company bruh.
      Oct 7, 2019
    • NVIDIA gpu32191
      Disagree. Still in mid pivot.

      Nv isn’t an easy play to work at fwiw. There can be politics but it’s generally team dependent and by leader.
      Oct 15, 2019
  • NVIDIA ctcdone
    I would recommend trying it, you are still young! Go experiment.
    If it’s for GeForce now I would recommend it as it’s still in infancy! A lot of scope for improvement, and would be a great project to show in your resume. If you don’t like it leave it, it’s not the last company in the Bay Area.

    There are some other teams for cloud, not sure though. Ask the HR what team
    Oct 5, 2019 2
    • Amazon FCbR73
      OP
      The project is cloud like but not cloud because even if they can build cloud they wouldn’t unless they want to destroy their relations with AWS and Azure.
      Moving to Bay Area has that advantage.
      Oct 6, 2019
    • NVIDIA ctcdone
      Get some more clarity about the team from HR. Nvidia is not trying to compete with AWS or Azure I believe. GeForce Now is for their gaming service.
      Oct 6, 2019
  • NVIDIA / Product coolpm
    FWIW, few years down the line NVIDIA won’t just be a h/w company. Consider other aspects of the offer as well, like moving to SF Bayarea, future plans, TC growth over years, ease of switching companies if NVIDIA doesn’t workout, etc.
    Oct 4, 2019 0
  • Capital One / Eng
    big pipin

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    big pipinmore
    my friends are happy there
    Oct 3, 2019 3
    • Amazon / Eng
      AnyReqs?😟

      Amazon Eng

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      Anyone Hire Product Manager :)
      AnyReqs?😟more
      🤗
      Oct 3, 2019
    • NVIDIA
      ahfR41

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      ahfR41more
      They do devops stuff too.. the devs in SW-CLOUD has to write code, deal with automation, write tests and do devops
      Oct 5, 2019
  • NVIDIA dnrccf
    I don't know what software is like in our cloud business, so just basing my opinion on self-driving/embedded software, it's a shitshow and nobody knows what they're doing. I wouldn't move but YMMV
    Oct 9, 2019 1
    • Amazon FCbR73
      OP
      Respect your opinion but Self driving software is much harder than software that runs in data centers.
      Oct 10, 2019

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