I feel like everyone's talking about getting into FAANG all the time, and I've been thinking about it as well since I haven't worked at a FAANG company yet. I see people with really short stints on their resume - Is that really okay? Overall, it's all a lot to take in and I'm just wondering how to best think about my career and get away from all this job switching noise.
The constant talk about getting into "FAANG" is indeed annoying and very noisy. While Rahul and I do advocate for joining a Big Tech company early in career in a vacuum, I also deeply believe in this:
All that being said, I consider Intuit a very good company and have met many solid software engineers from there. I think you should be proud that you're there. Tone out all the noise, and just focus on doing good work!
For the job tenure thing, my rule of thumb is this:
Lastly, I recommend going through this other Taro career advice where I talk about creating healthy goals for yourself in tech.