The High-Tech Company Interview

De Anza College - 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard Cupertino, 95014 - View Map De Anza College
Fri, May 26, 11:00 AM (PDT)

The speaker session offers a comprehensive exploration of the job search experiences, interview strategies, and technical considerations for prospective candidates at high-tech companies.

About this event

The High-Tech Company Interview

Date & Time: Friday, May 26th, 11am - 2pm, 

Venue: ATC 203 - Main Lab in the Advanced Technology Center, De Anza College


   Erik's recent experience with actual job search

   Mike's standard discussion of how to approach early-career job searches and why one would/wouldn't want to start with startups

   Discussion of value of LeetCode and similar question banks, given the presence of ChatGPT in the landscape

   Walkthrough of example non-coding interview question

       - selecting data structures suitable for a problem

       - analyzing for big-O performance.

       - identifying what parts of the problem the candidate is supposed to be able to notice for themselves

   Walkthrough of coding interview question: simple implementation of a spreadsheet API

       - Identifying implementation tradeoffs

       - Real-world vs. during-interview code quality

       - Time management - just enough tests to prove it's working, not so many the clock runs out

   Q&A session



Friday, May 26
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)


De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard Cupertino95014