Hi folks. I’m a data scientist at a T2/B4 firm that does fairly technical work. I am prepping for interviews to transition to SWE-data at a big tech company and currently have a little over 1 yoe. Since prep usually takes a while for swe, I have not started seriously applying. However, I am likely to receive an offer for 110-120k at another consulting firm. I was hoping to get some thoughts from other technical folks that made the transition. More in comments

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In terms of reputation, the new firm is probably a slight step down. Salary wise it’s a substantial jump (30+% in a non-hcol city) but not more than what a tech firm would pay. My current practice has many people who have moved into fang + equivalent companies. I also have referrals for most places id apply, I just haven’t finished my interview prep Domain wise it’d be in an area id like to continue working on in the future. However, it’s a common domain that many places are investing in currently It might show in my post but I’m leaning towards no and holding out for a tech offer. However it’s an increase that at least merits consideration. Was just hoping to get more opinions

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