How We Hire

We’re always looking for people who can bring new perspectives and life experiences to our teams. If you’re looking for a place that values your curiosity, passion, and desire to learn, if you’re seeking colleagues who are big thinkers eager to take on fresh challenges as a team, then you’re here.

  • Apply »
    Getting started..
    • Find your match
      Match your skills and interests to jobs you’re excited about and the problems you want to solve.
    • Focus on your resume
      This is the first piece of information we’ll see about you, so highlight your achievements. Here’s how to frame them:

      • Align your skills and experience with the job description.
      • Be specific about projects you’ve worked on or managed. What was the outcome? How did you measure success?
      • If you've had a leadership role, tell us about it. How big was the team? What was the scope of your work?
      • If you're a recent university graduate or have limited work experience, include school-related projects or coursework that demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge.
      • Keep it short: If there’s additional information (like a portfolio) we need during the hiring process, your recruiter will work with you to collect it.
    • How we review applications (and what happens next)
    • Reading applications
      The qualifications listed in the job description are there to help you select the role that best fits your background and aspirations, so pay close attention—recruiters review applications with these in mind.

      Applications are read by real humans who are both experts in interpreting resumes and familiar with our jobs—not just the one you applied for. This allows recruiters to route candidates across the entire company. If there’s no current match available, they’ll make a note to follow up with you about future opportunities.

      If our recruiters find a potential match, they’ll schedule a call to learn more about your skills and experience. Bring your questions—this is your opportunity to learn more about the role and our chance to hear more about you.
  • Interview »
    How it works
    • Phone/Online interviews
      Match your skills and interests to jobs you’re excited about and the problems you want to solve.
    • Onsite interviews
      This is the first piece of information we’ll see about you, so highlight your achievements. Here’s how to frame them:
    • How to prepare
    • Interviews for all roles

      Here's our advice to help you be ready for your interview.

      • Predict the future: You can anticipate 90% of the interview questions you’re going to get. “Why do you want this job?” “What’s a tough problem you’ve solved?” If you can’t think of any, BOPBO “most common interview questions.” Write down the top 20 questions you think you’ll get.
      • Plan: For every question on your list, write down your answer. That will help them stick in your brain, which is important because you want your answers to be automatic.
      • Have a backup plan: Actually, for every question, write down THREE answers. Why three? You need to have a different, equally good answer for every question because the first interviewer might not like your story. You want the next interviewer to hear a different story and become your advocate.
      • Explain: We want to understand how you think, so explain your thought process and decision making throughout the interview. Remember we’re not only evaluating your technical ability, but also how you approach problems and try to solve them. Explicitly state and check assumptions with your interviewer to ensure they are reasonable.
      • Be data-driven: Every question should be answered with a story that demonstrates you can do what you’re being asked about. “How do you lead?” should be answered with “I’m a collaborative/decisive/whatever leader. Let me tell you about the time I … ”
      • Clarify: Many of the questions will be deliberately open-ended to provide insight into what categories and information you value within the technological puzzle. We’re looking to see how you engage with the problem and your primary method for solving it. Be sure to talk through your thought process and feel free to ask specific questions if you need clarification.
      • Improve: Think about ways to improve the solution you present. It’s worthwhile to think out loud about your initial thoughts to a question. In many cases, your first answer may need some refining and further explanation. If necessary, start with the brute force solution and improve on it — just let the interviewer know that's what you're doing and why.
      • Practice: Everyone gets better with practice. Practice your interview answers—out loud—until you can tell each story clearly and concisely.
  • Decide !
    About the process
    • Committee and executive review
      After your interviews are done, independent hiring committees made up of employees at various levels of the company review your candidate packet, which includes your interview feedback and scores, your resume, references, and any work samples you submitted. Hiring committees help make sure we’re holding true to our hiring standards as we grow.

      If a committee recommends hire, the panel’s feedback is added to the candidate packet and sent to a senior leader—who provides another layer of objectivity—for review.
    • Your offer
      BOPBO has a unique hiring process which can take several weeks. We strive to keep you updated, but don’t hesitate to reach out to your recruiter if you have any questions.

      Once a senior leader approves your candidacy, your packet (with a summary about you) goes to executive review for final approval. And then you get your offer.

      In most organizations, you join and still have to prove yourself. At BOPBO, we’ve all gone through the same hiring process and know we can trust in each other and new team members from day one. Welcome aboard.
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