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Sr. Software developer TO Associate System Analyst

aitex abex

Joined: Jun 02, 2006
Posts: 20
Hi All,

I am currently working as a Sr. software developer having 2.5 year of experience. A company (CMM Level 5) offered me as an Associate System Analyst position.
Is it right to join the new company or not.
Please suggest me….
Thanks in advance.
Mani Ram
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Joined: Mar 11, 2002
Posts: 1140
Almost always, these designations doesn't mean anything and doesn't carry any value. It is important to know what you will be doing more than what you will be called.
I was working as an 'Associate' for first 7 years then I became a 'Technical Architect' in my next job. In my current job, my job title is 'Developer' (no senior or junior developer. Just developer) and I'm happy about it

Quaerendo Invenietis
Kj Reddy
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Joined: Sep 20, 2003
Posts: 1704
I agree with Mani Ram. Your role and responsibilities are more important then your designation.
srishal singh
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Joined: May 11, 2007
Posts: 33
TO make it more clear.. As a thumb rule..

if(raise >= 30%)
switchjobs = true;
return false;
[ August 07, 2007: Message edited by: srishal singh ]
tapan saha

Joined: May 15, 2006
Posts: 17
Raising salary 30% is including Bonus potential or excluding??

-- Tapan
Nikhil Sun
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Joined: Nov 13, 2005
Posts: 108
Many companies club the bonus part with the CTC offered.
Hey Mani Ram please check your PM.
I agree. Here's the link:
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