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Harness Overview

San Francisco, CA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Based in San Francisco, Harness is the industry’s first Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform designed to provide a simple, safe and secure way for engineering and DevOps teams to release applications into production. Harness uses machine learning to detect the ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to simplify the entire software delivery process so that software engineering teams can move fast and ship code effortlessly without the fear of breaking things. That's why we're bringing the industry’s first Continuous ... Read more

Company Updates

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Harness – Why Work With Us?

Based in San Francisco, Harness is the industry’s first Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform designed to provide a simple, safe and secure way for engineering and DevOps teams to release applications into production. Harness uses machine learning to detect the quality of deployments and automatically roll back failed ones, saving time and reducing the need for custom scripting and manual oversight. We're backed by Jyoti Bansal's BIG Labs and Menlo Ventures. 

Join Harness

Seeking A players to work with A players. We are a high-growth startup on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to revolutionize deployment tools & continuous delivery.

We believe in customer centricity, always challenging status quo, collaboration & transparency, data-driven decisions, getting things done, efficiency, winning ethically, diversity and inclusion.

What is Harness doing to protect its employees during this time? 

Harness’s top priority is the health and safety of their employees. In order to help flaten the curve of COVID -19 and to protect our loved ones, all Harness employees have been asked to work from hom until further notice. 

Harness has also taken further steps to help the community and those affect by the coronavirus.

Helping our community

A note from Harness CEO, Jyoti Bansal

"As we all navigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on our lives, there are people in our community that are not able to socially isolate and work from home, because we need them to stay at work to help curtail this crisis; ie: healthcare workers. And with schools closed across California and Texas, the children of these essential workers, and the children of low-income families, are now being cared for in make-shift emergency daycare centers set up in public libraries and recreation centers. While our employees work from home and our office food program is suspended, we will use our already budgeted Friday meal program so we can feed these children and low income families in need. This means your canceled Friday lunch will go directly to the plate of a child who has a parent working to help limit the impact of this crisis or is in a low-income family and may otherwise not have a meal at all.  We will donate our budgeted Friday lunch to aid in this cause; the San Francisco office will donate to the San Francisco Food Bank, the Mountain View office will donate to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, and the Dallas office will donate to The Stew Pot. Although at this time we must keep spacial distance, we can still do a part in supporting our community!"

Harness Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Unmatched Opportunity"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Account Executive in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Commercial Account Executive in Dallas, TX
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harness full-time (Less than a year)


    - Passionate and Transparent Sales Leadership Team, they are open ears to hearing feedback on how they can better enable their AE's
    - Massive Market Opportunity for our Product
    - Incredibly successful C-Level Leadership Team
    - It's a role that requires an extremely proactive mindset that is always seeking to develop yourself


    - No 401k Match

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Harness Photos

Harness photo of: Holi Celebrations
Harness photo of: Scavenger Hunt in celebration of Earth Day!
Harness photo of: Marketing Virtual Happy Hour
Harness photo of: Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day
Harness photo of: Employee Appreciation Day (3/6/2020))
Harness photo of: Ice Cream Social & Employee Referral Drive
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Harness Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview


    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Harness (San Francisco, CA) in June 2019.


    Interview process is fast. Overall process took 10 days. So be prepared.
    I had 2 phone screen of 45 min. and 4 one hour on site interviews.
    Know your resume, think out loud and code. Along with coding, process of approaching to the solution is more important. Language agnostic interview here. I preferred python and coded my solutions in python. Interviewers are do value your prior experience and do listen to you. and most importantly go through the product documentation well and asking good questions about the product goes long way.

    Interview Questions

    • Algorithms: DFS, BFS, Binary Search, Basics of Machine learning,   1 Answer
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Harness Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

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