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How Do I Get A Web Developer Job At Facebook Or Google In 6 Months?

Submitted by Abhimanyu Saxena (@asxna) on Saturday, 29 July 2017


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Most of us software engineer have a dream company that we want to work for. Apart from the great salary and amazing perks they offer a great opportunity to work with the best minds of our world. However very few understand what it takes to get into Google or Facebook or other similar highly coveted tech companies. We have been helping a lot of software engineers learn skills that these companies want their potential tech hires to be good at, and we’d love to share our insights with Has Geek community.


  1. Skills tier 1 companies (Google, FB, Uber, AirBnB) look for while hiring engineers.
  2. Why do they ask puzzles and algorithms in interviews?
  3. How to prepare for the interviews.
  4. What NOT to do when prepaing and appearing for the interviews.


notepad, and an open mind :)

Speaker bio

Anshuman Singh: Anshuman is the co-founder and head coach at InterviewBit. He leads the course design and is always innovating to improve the learning process for people on InterviewBit.
Anshuman draws on his vast previous experience as a software engineer and interviewer at Facebook, where he was heading the India recruiting for Facebook. He is passionate about programming, and has represented the South Asia region in ACM ICPC World Finals twice, when he was in college.

Abhimanyu Saxena: Abhimanyu is the co-founder at InterviewBit. He oversees the technical strategy of the company, and is dedicated towards building a world-class learning platform with the help of technology.
Abhimanyu has held several engineering positions with Progress Software and Fab.com before becoming a co-founder at InterviewBit. While at Fab, Abhimanyu bootstrapped the idea of building applications to motivate and teach engineers.



  • 2
    Abhimanyu Saxena (@asxna) Proposer a year ago

    Article on Forbes about the same: https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2015/06/19/how-do-i-get-a-job-at-facebook-or-google-in-6-months/#40a442269cc8

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    Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) a year ago

    Hi Abhimanyu, could you submit your slides and a video of the speaker (delivering any talk)? Note that we allow only one speaker on stage.

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      Abhimanyu Saxena (@asxna) Proposer a year ago

      Surely Sandhya, give a couple of days to make slides draft and share with you. Anshuman has spoken for HBase conferance at SF and FB Dev conf in London, I’m trying to get the video recordings for the same from the organizers.

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      Abhimanyu Saxena (@asxna) Proposer a year ago

      here are links to Hbase conf 2012 speakers:
      http://lanyrd.com/2012/hbasecon/speakers/ http://archive.is/20150612102014/hbasecon.com/archive.html

      Also here is a recording of an interview at Startup Grind, this one was not a technical presentation though: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfWiyqv4VIk

      I am still trying to get in touch with HBase conf organizers to get the recording, as its not listed on the site.

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