Software Engineer Qualification Levels: Junior, Middle, and Senior

Altexsoft

A software developer’s career ladder consists basically of three rungs : junior, middle, and senior. Being aware of the developer seniority levels will help set more accurate expectations for a particular engineer. Approaches to the expertise evaluation in software development.

The Bottlenecks that Bog Down Your Recruiting Process

CodeSignal

Tired of feeling bogged down by recruiting bottlenecks? It’s easy to feel overworked and underappreciated as a technical recruiter. To make matters worse, your engineering team isn’t interested in hearing excuses. Common Bottlenecks Facing Technical Recruiters.

The Bottlenecks that Bog Down Your Recruiting Process

CodeSignal

Tired of feeling bogged down by recruiting bottlenecks? It’s easy to feel overworked and underappreciated as a technical recruiter. To make matters worse, your engineering team isn’t interested in hearing excuses. Although you can’t change the demand for high-caliber engineering talent, you can take proactive steps to identify and streamline your recruiting process. Common Bottlenecks Facing Technical Recruiters.

A brand new (read easier) way to create tests on HackerEarth Recruit

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

We’ve made an important enhancement in HackerEarth Recruit which has made creating tests much simpler. We spoke to a bunch of recruiters who were hiring full-stack developers and below are the two job descriptions that carry the same job title. Yes, you read that right!

Objectively Measuring Code Quality

CodeSignal

“All of the software engineering candidates seem equally qualified. For technical recruiters like you, it’s very frustrating to hear these words from your engineering department. All of this consumes time, which slows down the recruiting process.

How to Free Up More Time When Recruiting Developers

CodeSignal

Despite reaching out to dozens of seemingly qualified engineers, only a handful have expressed marginal interest in your Full Stack developer position. Recruiting takes time, and time is constant. What is it about your current recruiting model that demands so much of your time?

How to Free Up More Time When Recruiting Developers

CodeSignal

Despite reaching out to dozens of seemingly qualified engineers, only a handful have expressed marginal interest in your Full Stack developer position. Recruiting takes time, and time is constant. What is it about your current recruiting model that demands so much of your time? For all of these reasons, low response rates are commonplace in tech recruiting. Leveraging the Efficiency of Skills-Based Recruiting.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how. How are recruiters using LinkedIn for hiring developers? People are more likely to believe employees than recruiter spiel.

How to build up a data team (everything I ever learned about recruiting)

Erik Bernhardsson

Recruiting is one of those things where the Dunning-Kruger effect is the most pronounced: the more you do it, the more you realize how bad you are at it. Anyway, that being said, here are some things I learned from recruiting. I don’t think there’s anything magic about this – just go through external recruiters, internal recruiters, job postings, connections, whatever. These are engineers and you need to impress them with the stuff they will learn.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how. How are recruiters using LinkedIn for hiring developers? People are more likely to believe employees than recruiter spiel.

Pitfalls of Agile Transformations

LeanEssays

But we expect big things from it: faster delivery, easier recruiting, happier customers.” This may come as a surprise, but quite frankly, Scrum says nothing about how to develop software, nothing about how to deliver defect-free code and nothing about techniques for faster production releases.

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[Updated] 5 epic video resumes that will make your jaw drop

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Australian software engineer Nick Belling , after having worked on small-time software projects, wanted to switch to the big league. Recruiter Tips Talent AssessmentVideo resumes are incredibly interactive — each minute of a video, if used well, is worth a thousand words.

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A New Generation of Skills-based Developers

CodeSignal

Unfortunately, some firms have been slow to adapt their recruiting style to this reality, causing them to overlook an entire generation of coders. On the other hand, a growing number of technical recruiters are embracing the skills-based movement.

5 ways to fix software entropy for startups

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

This choice of two over three leads to software entropy, which is a case of “what’s done cannot be undone,” as Lady Macbeth says, or in tech terms, you’d say, “In a closed system such as software technology, a depleting quality of product cannot be improved over a period of time.”.

A New Generation of Skills-based Developers

CodeSignal

Unfortunately, some firms have been slow to adapt their recruiting style to this reality, causing them to overlook an entire generation of coders. On the other hand, a growing number of technical recruiters are embracing the skills-based movement. Unlike traditional resume-based recruiting, which is often riddled with biases and inaccurate assumptions, a skills-based approach can equalize the playing field for everyone.

Blogroll

Erik Bernhardsson

That way you don’t have to think about it, just subscribe to all of it: Software engineering. interviewing.io – great data on tech recruiting. Remember when everyone had a really ugly blog with a blogroll ? Anyway, just think the word is funny. I follow a few hundred blogs using Feedly and Reeder and have been reading a few hundred thousand blog posts over the last 10 years. Here’s some stuff I think everyone should follow.

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How to Swim with the Big Fish (When You’re Not One)

CodeSignal

So much so, in fact, that you’ve had to quickly ramp up hiring for software engineers. And, to complicate matters, the big fish that you’re swimming with have equally large appetites, particularly when it comes to recruiting technical talent.

CodeSignal Engineering Profile: Albina Ezus

CodeSignal

We’ve had a lot of feedback from both recruiters and engineering teams that CodeFights’ skills-based recruiting has helped them source, measure and hire candidates in a much more objective way. Albina Ezus is one of our rockstar software engineers at CodeFights.

How to Swim with the Big Fish (When You’re Not One)

CodeSignal

So much so, in fact, that you’ve had to quickly ramp up hiring for software engineers. And, to complicate matters, the big fish that you’re swimming with have equally large appetites, particularly when it comes to recruiting technical talent. As a recruiter for a tech startup, you’ve probably wrestled with how to best address one or more of the following: Completely (or partially) distributed workforce. One such “talent pool” is the CodeFights Recruiter platform.

At S(h)ecurity, a focus on infosec industry imbalance (Q&A)

The Parallax

When it comes to explaining why gender and diversity are important to computer security, Kaza—who, after growing up in Andhra Pradesh, India, worked her way up the engineering ladder over 17 years at Cisco Systems, from software engineer to head of engineering—turns to the facts.

Developer Success Story: Marcus Currie at Evernote

CodeSignal

“Anything is possible, given the right amount of time and motivation.” – Marcus Currie, Software Engineer at Evernote. The real challenge was getting recruiters to take him seriously despite his lack of real-world programming experience.

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Developer Success Story: Cory Watson at Liftoff

CodeSignal

I had to find a place where I could always have something else to learn – something else to grow into.” – Cory Watson, Software Engineer. Cory had a really high coding score, and we were impressed with that,” said Yordanos Asmare, Recruiting Lead at Liftoff.

CodeFights Engineering Profile: Albina Ezus

CodeSignal

We’ve had a lot of feedback from both recruiters and engineering teams that CodeFights’ skills-based recruiting has helped them source, measure and hire candidates in a much more objective way. Albina Ezus is one of our rockstar software engineers at CodeFights. When did you know you want to be a software engineer? Then, when I was in high school I realized that I was good in math and that influenced my desire to become a software engineer.

2014 Analyst Forum: Data Analytics and Ancestry.com

CTOvision

He shared that the website allows some PhD students to utilize Ancestry’s database, and that cooperation enables Ancestry.com to identify and recruit potential job candidates straight out of school. By Shannon Perry.

Things developers love to hate

I'm Programmer

I know we’re no great in the age of waterfall where every simple thing is projected before coding starts and nobody can change, but a load of add-ons for software profit is getting ridiculous. By now you’ve noticed that a lot of these items are not limited to software engineers.

Why Agile Portfolio Management is needed? 8 spectacular reasons…

Evolution4all

My first job was as a software engineer. Many business owners believe that business scaling equates with recruiting and hiring more people to work, but it involves much more.

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How to Handle Part-time Team Members in a Scrum Team

AGILE-CODE.COM

The recruitment of part-time team members may be due to specialist skills that may not be required full-time on a project e.g. security specialists or systems administrators. Nicole Chaves is a Full stack software engineer.

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The Grand Solution for Hospitality Staffing

Agile Engine

It will provide a job search/recruitment platform for full-time, part-time, and contract work — all within one narrow niche. Exceptional software developers are no different from exceptional hospitality workers in that both are rare.

Lessons from content marketing myself (aka blogging) for five years

Erik Bernhardsson

I believe in the 10x engineer, but…. The software engineering rule of 3. But I like the philosophy of always using HTTPS and I think it might give a marginal boost to search engine rankings. I don’t think it’s helped me directly (it certainly hasn’t gotten me a job or gotten me promoted) but it does help me a bit in my current job with recruiting. Software engineering?

5 Software Development Trends Shaping the Media Industry in 2019

Agile Engine

Collaborative filtering and machine learning are also integral to the recommendation engines of Spotify, YouTube, and Google Play, among other media giants. Beyond doubt, using the right tech is crucial for anything software-related.

6 Years of Thoughts on Programming

Henrik Warne

It is now more than 6 years since I started blogging about software development. Example posts are Coursera Course Review -Software Security and Book Review – The Effective Engineer. It has been a great experience, and I thought I would reflect on what I have learnt.

Sponsored Post: pMD, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr

High Scalability

Senior DevOps Engineer : Your engineering work will focus on using your deep knowledge of the web stack including firewalls, web applications, caches and data stores ­ to create innovative infrastructure architectures that are resilient, scalable, and blazingly fast. Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Who's Hiring?

5 Benefits of Outsourcing That Make Sense for Saas

UruIT

Some need to rapidly achieve product-market fit, or find a better way to retain their engineering talent and product knowledge. We’ve also seen SaaS companies raise more capital or acquire other companies, leading to various, exciting challenges on the engineering level.

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Barcelona becomes digital hub for Nestlé, Lidl, Allianz, MediaMarkt, N26, Facebook, Moodle, Microsoft, Siemens, Satellogic & Zeptolab

Apiumhub

Well, in 2017, the most demanded profession by companies in Spain was Computer Engineer, also because of the tech ecosystem and leading innovation scene. The FinTech firm plans to hire more than 100 engineers and product experts in Barcelona by the end of 2019.

A Commitment to Diversity: Reflections on GHC

LaunchDarkly

It seems every week there is an article or blog post decrying the lack of women and people of color in software engineering, or on the other side defending the gap. Upon reflecting on the conference, and my experience now two months into my first software engineering job at LaunchDarkly, I wanted to share a smattering of thoughts with you as a woman in tech. Diversity in technology has never been a more prominent issue than it is today.

How Your Role Changes When DevOps Goes Cloud Native

The New Stack

” The concept is straighforward: Teams achieve DevOps by removing the silos between the different stakeholders to foster a more collaborative environment during the software development and deployment process.

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Design Sprint by Google Ventures: Schedule, Team, and Custom Implementations

Altexsoft

Software engineer. If you opt for a functional prototype, which requires at least some coding, having a software engineer, a tech lead, or a solution architect is needed.

Look for a Mediocre Profile Who Has Low Self-Esteem

Utpal Writes

If you want to employ a software engineer, who will be a part of your long running dedicated team and is expected to do exactly what’s told, you might want to instruct your Recruitment Executives to look for profiles that are mediocre by choice and have medium to low self-esteem.

Outsourcing Software Development to Latin America: All You Need to Know in 2018

Agile Engine

Looks like US-based businesses have never had more reasons to consider software development outsourcing in Latin America. Bloomberg reports that in 2018, US software engineers in active job search chose from 4 offers on average. Software Developers in Latin America.

Thank you to all who could make it to The Synergy Forum

CTOvision

Cognitio's David Horvath, a telecommunications engineer and project manager who has enhanced defenses in large enterprises for decades, brought lessons learned from successful projects including remote access and WiFi implementations. Perhaps the greatest engine of transformation and innovation in the enterprise today is cloud computing. Bob Gourley. We were so pleased to see so many business partners, friends and associates at Cognitio's second annual Synergy Forum on 4 Oct.