ability to propel your own career, ability to establish a relationship with the owners of the firm, ability to work autonomously, unlimited vacation policy, emphasis on creativity
working in an unstructured environment is a double edged sword - there is freedom but little direction. be prepared to tread water for a year at least before you are able to participate in a meaningful way.
I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at International Biometric in January 2013.
One of the company's recruiters reached out to me, and we scheduled a phone interview. He called me 45 minutes before the scheduled time, at 8:45. His explanation was something about how he likes to try to catch people off guard, so he can tell who's truly prepared. Despite the sheer disrespect for my time, I went ahead with the interview. It was fairly unremarkable. We talked about my background, the role, and the company. After that he sent a coding test off to me to solve.
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