software development

A Gentle Introduction to SRE

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is a title that’s becoming more and more mainstream these days. When doing a search on SRE job postings, you will see companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Adobe, Stripe, Yelp, Dropbox, and GoDaddy all trying to hire people for this role. From the SRE title itself, we can conclude …

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6 Winning Recruiting Strategies for Tech Startups

Tech startups often worry about how to compete for talent with bigger companies. Many technology giants attract software developers with generous compensation packages. It’s common to see the tech giants put forward higher salaries, enticing benefits and perks, fancy or sometimes novel (such as a treehouse) office space, sense of stability, well-defined path for advancement …

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What A Strong Startup Engineering Team Looks Like

Software developers spend a tremendous amount of time and energy focused on building software systems and products. More often than not, these products are results of efforts from teams, not just individuals. So, the long-term success of a software product relies more on the strengths of the team than that of an individual. To learn …

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A Quick Guide to iOS Developers’ Capability Levels

With over 75% of Americans owning smartphones and over 50% owning tablets for both personal and business use, companies are busy developing mobile apps to serve their customers on all sorts of mobile devices. Apple being the giant in this space, with its popular iPhones and iPads running on their mobile operating system iOS, plays an …

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Career Levels for Software Developers at Consulting Firms

It’s not surprising to know that tech companies and IT organizations are always recruiting for software developers. However, consulting firms, such as Accenture, Congnizant, and Slalom are also constantly looking for software talent. Since the nature of software development work at consulting firms is different from work at internal software or IT teams, we’d like to …

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