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  • Really great company culture with passionate teammates who care about the mission
  • Female-led company
  • Rapidly growing, so there are some growing pains, but they are actively working towards fixing these
 
Interview
Interview Process

The interview process for a software engineer can take 1-6 weeks

Stage 1: Phone screen with hiring manager
Stage 2: Phone interview with engineering lead
Stage 3: Onsite interview
At the onsite, all the rounds are focused only on PL/SQL. There are questions on system design, behavioral and software engineering philosophy.

The interview process for a data scientist can take 1-3 weeks

Stage 1: Phone screen with recruiter
Stage 2: Data challenge
Stage 3: Onsite interview
Onsite interview includes a 30-45 minute presentation related to past work. Onsite questions are 1/2 technical and 1/2 cultural. Technical questions involved whiteboarding Python algorithm questions and some questions related to technical skills on resume.

The interview process for a product/experience/UX UI designer can take 3 weeks

Stage 1: Phone screen with hiring manager
Stage 2: Phone interview with a designer
Stage 3: Onsite interview

The interview process for a product manager can take 3 weeks

Stage 1: Phone screen with HR
Stage 2: Phone interview with Director of Product
Stage 3: Onsite interview

 
Interview
Interview Questions
  • Implement a fibonacci sequence.
  • Given a list of intervals, consolidate them. Ex: given something like [[1, 2], [2, 5], [7, 10], [8, 11]] return something like [[1, 5], [7,11]].
  • What's a hash table and how does it work?
  • What's a collision?
  • How does a hash table handle collisions?
  • Make an API call and display the data.
  • Write a Selenium-based automation (preferably in Python) for testing an online store.

There is no data about interview questions for a data scientist at 23andMe.

  • How would you design a spice rack for the blind?
  • Take one piece of marketing that we've created and make it better.
  • How would you find out what customers want?
  • How many products have you launched from concept to commercialization?
  • How big were the teams you have worked on?
  • How did you manage cross-functional teams during different product launch phases?
 
Culture
About 23andMe

Mission

To help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome.

  • Think Big.
  • We Love DNA!
  • Lead with science.
  • Get to Yes or No, quickly.
  • Behind every data point is a human being.
  • We re in this together.
 
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  • Mountain View: 899 W Evelyn Ave
 
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