I have been working at VoiceBase full-time (Less than a year)
Supportive, kind, and smart coworkers, dynamic company always moving forward in the industry, challenging projects that grow my expertise and knowledge.
Have to be very self-reliant, do own research, because with the start-up culture not a lot of formal training.
Advice to Management
Keep up the excellent transparent, encouraging and supportive culture--it's working!
I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at VoiceBase (San Francisco, CA) in March 2017.
I really enjoyed my interview with the VoiceBase software engineering team. My interview panel was a mix of experienced engineers and seasoned product managers. We talked about architecture/design patterns, 'gotchas' of using several specific software frameworks, practical challenges scaling and evolving distributed data processing systems, RESTful API design and implementation etc. All of the interviewers showed a genuine interest in my past experience. One of the 1-hr sessions was dedicated to solving an interesting distributed computing problem, starting from a simple local-memory version and adding more and more depth to it incrementally, touching most of the fundamentals of modern distributed computing. Finally, I got a chance to talk to the VP of Engineering - and I was impressed by his technical vision for the emerging 'Big Voice' industry and the VoiceBase strategy.
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