The Top Technical Screening Platforms in 2019

In a previous article which was published in May 2018, we listed the 5 best platforms for recruiting and screening programmers. After gathering some feedback from organizations and engineering candidates, we’re updating this list for 2019 with the following platforms.

If your company needs to screen programmers — whether that be full-stack engineers, data scientists, back-end engineers, or senior software engineers— the platforms listed below will be able to help you efficiently filter out the best candidates, save you time, and hire the most skilled engineers.


1. Coderbyte

Coderbyte is the #1 coding assessment platform for qualifying engineering talent in your pipeline. It takes less than a minute to get set up on one of the plans, and it comes with a library of 300+ challenges and questions which means you can quickly get a test running and start filtering candidates for any role at your organization.

You are able to test for the following roles on Coderbyte:

  • Software engineer (junior, mid-level, senior)
  • Front-end developer (React, Vue.js, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Back-end developer (Java, Node.js, etc.)
  • Full-stack developer
  • Data Scientist
  • Database (SQL) engineer

View the pricing plans or request a demo here.


2. HackerRank

HackerRank is a leading end-to-end technical recruiting platform for hiring developers. With this platform you are able to have candidates solve coding challenges that are automatically graded, and you can also create role-based assessments to hire for the following positions:

  • Back-end developers
  • Full-stack developers
  • Front-end developer (React, Vue.js, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Database engineers

Scoring is automatic and HackerRank also provides detailed reports of candidate statistics along with an in-depth analysis of candidate code.


3. Codility

Codility is a software platform that helps tech recruiters and hiring managers assess their candidates’ skills by testing their code online. It’s a useful platform to score and assess a set of candidates you have applying for a specific role.

Codility generates automatically scored reports about each candidate’s coding abilities, empowering the whole team to gauge technical skills. With this platform you are able to test for the following roles:

  • Software engineer
  • Front-end developer
  • Back-end developer
  • Mobile developer

Learn more about Codility’s platform and features here.


4. CodeSignal

CodeSignal is a technical screening platform with its own coding score it assigns to candidates. They provide an advanced IDE environment, along with video recordings and a plagiarism checker.

Boost your coding skills by tackling coding challenges, practicing for interviews, and completing Certified Assessments.

With CodeSignal tests, you can hire for specific roles such as:

  • Software engineer
  • Front-end developer
  • Back-end developer
  • DevOps

CodeSignal focuses on having companies hire engineers based on their coding skills rather than their resumes.

Learn more about CodeSignal’s platform and features here.