Quixey, the Palo Alto software company that creates search engines for apps, is looking for engineers.
Instead of putting out the call for resumes however, Quixey has come up with an original and entertaining way of finding the best talent out there. Engineers are invited to take a challenge solving the kinds of problems that will demonstrate their skills.
To take the challenge, you must first complete a three practice puzzles. These puzzles include finding the shortest path connecting ordered pairs of nodes in a graph, or finding the greatest common divisor in a pair of numbers. Correctly solving the puzzles may get you invited for a Skype call where you can take the Quixey challenge where you might win $100 for fixing a software bug in less than a minute.
Non-technical people can win $50 if they refer someone to the Quixey Challenge website who successfully completes the challenge.
Find out more about Quixey the company behind the challenge.
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