Past Meetup

Surviving Technical Interviews

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North Seattle College

9600 College Way North, Room CC1161 · Seattle , wa

How to find us

This is in the 1st Floor of the College Center building, in room 1161. This is located in the southwest corner of the building, with access directly from the parking lots as well as from the courtyard. Signage will be posted on doors to the building.

Location image of event venue

Details

**WHAT IS IT ABOUT?**

We'll be talking about how to survive – and thrive – in the software development interview process, including tips and tricks for answering both behavioral and technical interview questions.

Our guest speakers / panelists will discuss:

1. Basic tips on answering behavioral / resume-based questions effectively.

2. Key problem-solving techniques to apply during screening interviews and technical / white-board interviews.

3. Personal stories of their own interview experience.

4. How the process works at their organization – and how to succeed in their process.

5. Resources for those who want more information and practice.

**WHO IS SPEAKING?**

Our speakers and panel will include:

Ari Lacenski
Senior Mobile Engineer @ Human, Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/arilacenski/

Evan Henrich
Software Development Engineer @ Fred Hutch
https://www.linkedin.com/in/evan-henrich-53024b7/

Ian Peters
Software Development Engineer @ Expedia, Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-peters-85b81a21/

Nadia Bahrami
Software Engineer 2 @ Usermind
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nadiabahrami/

**WHAT IS THE FORMAT?**

We'll have a quick introduction followed by guest speakers and then open Q&A for everyone. There will be time after for socializing with fellow attendees and speakers as well.

**DO I HAVE TO BE AN EXPERT? A STUDENT?**

No and no. This Meetup is open to all who are interested and is meant to be an introduction to the topic.

**WILL THERE BE REFRESHMENTS?**

Yes! Thanks to Bucha Belly, we will have fresh, Seattle-made Kombucha on tap. Please visit https://www.bucha-belly.com for more information.

We'll also have bottled water and light snacks available.

**WHAT SHOULD I BRING?**

A sense of curiosity, good questions, and maybe something to jot down notes and questions during the talks.

**HOW SHOULD I GET THERE?**

North Seattle College is served by several buses and rideshare services. We encourage folks to use public transit and carpool if possible, but parking is available for a small fee on campus. Parking is very limited in the neighborhood surrounding campus.

**SPECIAL THANKS**

David Inman Photography: http://davidinmanphotography.com

Bucha Belly: https://www.bucha-belly.com

North Seattle College's Application Development Program: https://northseattle.edu/bas-app-development