Interview Process
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Interview Process

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Due to the current global situation of COVID-19, we are trying to do as much of our interview process remotely. We are always open to meet you in person if you are up for it.

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Learn which feedback you can expect from us during the interview process:
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Engineering

Total time invest until offer: ~ 3.5 - 5 hours

  1. Intro Chat with People Team 30 min, if applicable
    • Get to know each other
    • Share insights about us and the position
    • Answer your questions
    • Skill check
    • Check basic requirements for the role, salary expectation, expected start date, visa, etc.
    • Intro to the interview process
  2. Interview with Narbeh (VP Engineering) 60 min
    • Check if your experience matches our expectations
    • Give you insights about the role
    • Discussion on technical (system design, scalability, extensibility and quality best practices in developing software solutions) and agile topics
  3. Technical Interview / Pair Programming 90-120 min
  4. Interview with Ernests (CTO) 60 min
    • Check if you will click well with the team
    • Chat about your values and aspirations as engineer, as well as what values we cherish at Layer

Product

Total time invest until offer: ~ 3.5 hours

  1. Interview with Dave (CPO) / Swathi (Senior PM) 60 min
    • Intros (10 min)
    • Check if your experience matches our expectations
    • Give you insights about the role
    • Discussion on product and agile topics
  2. Live Case Study with 2-3 members of the Product Engineering teams 90 min
  3. Interview with Ernests (CTO) or Narbeh (VP of Engineering) 30 min
    • Get-to know the engineering leads
    • Check-in on your technical know-how and experiences
  4. Offer Talk with Dave 30min
    • Share offer details & contract
    • Q&A

People & Talent

Total time invest until offer: ~ 2.5 - 4.5 hours

  1. Intro Chat with People Team 45-60 min
    • Get to know each other
    • Share insights about us and the position
    • Skill check
    • Answer all of your questions
    • Check basic requirements for the role, salary expectation, expected start date, visa, etc.
    • Intro to the interview process
  2. Founder Chat with Consti (CEO) + 1x co-founder 45-60 min
  3. (Optional) Interactive Workshop with Consti (CEO) + 1x co-founder 60 min
  4. Founder Chat + Team with Consti (CEO) + remaining co-founders 45-60 min
  5. Offer Talk with Consti (CEO) + Head of People 30min
    • Share offer details & contract
    • Q&A

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