Interview Kickstart, as its name suggests, is a program to help prepare software engineers for their technical interviews. Its program is language-agnostic and laser-focused on preparing for interviews that are heavy on challenging questions on Data Structures, Algorithms and Large Scale Systems Design.
The program is based in Sunnyvale, CA, and they also have a remote option.
Since its inception, they are proud to have placed several candidates into their dream companies, like Snapchat, Uber, Amazon, Microsoft, Google etc. Candidates working at several Bay Area courses have taken their courses.
Teaching and interviewing is done by highly-experienced engineers and interviewers from top-tier companies like Google, Box, etc. The course is part-time over 8 weeks, meeting twice a week for 5 hours a day. Cohorts are limited to 8 students. It is however an intense course and demands a lot of work. Curriculum is sub-divided into various CS topics. Teaching method consists of four parts: instruction by way of interview problems, followed by homework, followed by exit test for each topic and it ends with graded mock interviews with feedback.
The cost of the course is varies based on how students take it and their level of experience.
Recent Interview Kickstart Reviews: Rating 5.0
Data Structures and Algorithms Interview Bootcamp
We are language agnostic, focused on core CS principles. We cover everything that's important for such an interview: 1. Challenging Questions on Data Structures and Algorithms 2. Systems' Design Questions [Scalability, Object Orientation and Multi-threading] 3. Behavioral Questions
- Payment Plan
- Minimum Skill Level
- You should have at least one programming language you’re comfortable with; your primary language.
- Prep Work
- It would be helpful if you brush up your data structures.
In PersonPart Time10Hours/week8 Seats
OnlinePart Time10Hours/week8 Seats
Large Scale Systems Design Interview Bootcamp
One important part of technical interviews, is an understanding of how you'll design systems, and scale them. To that end, we've seen certain specific patterns of interview questions that are asked at good companies. We'll study those in-depth and also do mock interviews in them, all in presence of formidable engineers, working in core systems at some of these top tier firms.
Interview Kickstart Reviews
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Interview Kickstart is a terrific cohort with some insanely good faculty members who are industry pros and are hugely vested in your interest.
The culture is highly impressive with most of the people down to earth, approachable and very very smart.
Apart from being a coding bootcamp, IK is also doing a great job in covering other topics like Scalability, Concurrency, and Object Oriented Design
Thank you IK