Building a great interview process that gives great feedback about how well a candidate will fit your engineering team is quite tricky. There is no magic playbook, although many have covered this subject and published great resources.
In this article, rather than giving you a recipe, we will describe our process, and let the different people involved detail what they are looking for during the interviews.
Our engineering department gathers 120+ people split into feature teams. However, if you have a look at our open positions you will notice that few of them will mention a specific team.
In fact, we are not looking to fill a specific position prior to meeting someone, we try to find the best fit within our organization depending on the candidate’s wishes. This flexibility gives room for open discussions and avoids applying too many constraints. …