We didn’t crack the coding interview, we redesigned it.

Candidates should be preparing for the job, not the interview.

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“Regardless of how well or poorly I did, this is the most enjoyable coding challenge I've ever taken.”

Candidate interviewing @ Lyft

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You’ve probably seen it all.

Technical Phone Screens. Automated Coding Tests. Weeklong Take-homes. It’s time for something that actually works.

Traditional technical interview

Traditional skills map

Evaluates for interviewing skills

Requires months of preparation for theoretical questions that are often not reflective of what engineers do on-the-job.

Lacking quality control

Lacks quality control

Interviewers create their own questions that are undervetted and lack structured rubrics, resulting in biased evaluation.

Calendar with limited time

Bottlenecked by scheduling interviewers and candidates

Recruiters constantly have to shuffle for available interviewers and candidate availability, delaying the time-to-offer significantly.

The Byteboard interview

Traditional skills map

Evaluates for on-the-job skills

A highly predictive project-based interview that simulates asynchronous engineering work in order to assess for real engineering skills.

Lacking quality control

Built and monitored by experts

An out-of-the-box interviewing solution of high-quality, calibrated, unique questions paired with structured rubrics for fair evaluation.

Calendar with limited time

Scaleable replacement for pre-onsite technical interviews

Candidates can take the interview on their own time. Byteboard’s calibrated evaluators grade candidate materials and provide a detailed performance report.

Our interviews simulate real work.

The Byteboard interview replaces pre-onsite interviews across all of your key technical roles with a small, time-boxed project that simulates real-life asynchronous work.

Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Collaborate in a design doc and code in an existing codebase.

Frontend Engineering

Frontend Engineering

Use JavaScript, CSS, and HTML to create a real webpage.

Mobile Engineering

Mobile Engineering

Use Swift or Kotlin to build an app in a real mobile development environment.

Data Engineering

Data Engineering

Make database design decisions and ingest and manipulate real data.

Site Reliability Engineering

Site Reliability Engineering

Make systems design decisions and implement a reliable system.

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Byteboard is truly a game-changer. In my 5 plus years working in the recruiting space, I’ve never seen such an effective interview. We’ve freed up hundreds of hours of time for both recruiters and Lyft engineers, while increasing our top of funnel considerably.”

Thomas Hughes, University Programs Manager @ Lyft

We apply inclusive hiring best practices.

We built Byteboard to ensure everyone had a fair chance to demonstrate their skills by ensuring the fair administration and evaluation of our interviews.

Project-based interview evaluated using highly structured rubrics

Fully anonymized evaluation of candidate materials to limit bias

Asynchronous, real-world interview format that limits candidate anxiety & the need for excessive preparation

Inclusive hiring

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