I have been working at Sumo.com full-time (More than a year)
High flexibility, takes care of employees, diverse projects
Difficult to move up, lower compensation than market rates
I applied online. I interviewed at Sumo.com (Austin, TX) in August 2017.
I already had an offer from another company so Sam was very kind to accelerate the process significantly.
I believe for jr devs they require a take home assignment. But I was not required to do one. The initial phone screen with Sam was very pleasant, basically a how crazy are you screen.
After that a phone screen with CTO also very pleasant, pretty high level ( meaning not super technical ).
Then an onsite. I feel that the devs extended me a sizable amount of credit based on the fact that my resume said I had done a lot of stuff. I certainly expected a bit more of a technical drill down, but it was largely culture fit. Culture is very important here and it really is great, but just cuz you fit the culture doesn't mean you know how to code. So far all the devs seem very competent so maybe they've been lucky. But for my part I will be doing a bit more rigorous technical inquiry. Not obscure algorithms, mind you be cause I think they are bs, but I'll definitely be finding out how much you know about the different techs.
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