I joined Skyscanner as a Software Engineer

HIRING PROCESS

  1. The first step was an online test, a super fun one where you get to build a small full-stack project. And only 48 hours after submitting it, I was contacted with the good news that I was moving forward to the next part of the hiring process and received useful feedback.
  2. In the second step, I had two interviews — the first was a technical interview to test my depth of expertise, followed by a cultural interview that was super chill, to understand how I would fit in at Skyscanner.
  3. In the third and final step, you are generally invited to into the office and do the last three interviews face-to-face. But due to COVID restrictions, this part of the hiring process was done remotely. The interviews are each one hour in length, and you have a few minutes in between, so you have a chance to refresh yourself or grab a drink before going to the next one. The first two interviews were technical ones in which you get to solve some challenging problems (system design style). The last one was a final cultural interview. It was interesting, and you need to be ready for those, but you can also see more about Skyscanner’s cultural values and ask any questions you might have.

FIRST WEEK

THE ONBOARDING PLAN

  • Training
  • Collaboration with other squads
  • Delivering some value to our travellers (read it as writing code)

WORKING AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Join Skyscanner

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We are the engineers at Skyscanner, the company changing how the world travels. Visit skyscanner.net to see how we walk the talk!

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