Bengaluru-Based HackerEarth Forays Into U.S., Japan Markets

NEW DELHI: Online programing platform HackerEarth today announced its entry into the US and Japanese markets to help enterprises in these geographies assess technical skills of developers and build developer relations. 

HackerEarth also allows programmers to practice and improve programming skills, compete in coding challenges/hackathons and showcase their profile.

Through reseller partnerships with DICE (US) and Webstaff (Japan), HackerEarth's core products -- Recruit and Sprint -- will now be available in North America and Japan, the Bengaluru-based firm said in statement. 

The products will help in accelerating the technical hiring process, improve applicant quality for employers and provide a tool for candidates to set themselves apart, it added. 

Founded in 2012, the company is backed by Angelprime and GSF Global. 

Recruit allows companies to conduct tests to screen technical candidates. It automatically creates challenges, remotely evaluates candidates and gives a detailed and objective insight on technical skills of candidates. 

Sprint, on the other hand, is a hackathon management tool used by organisations for developer engagement through various intra-company activities like product development challenges, and branding hackathons. 

The DICE partnership with HackerEarth will enable DICE to offer customisable tests for purchase by employers to screen and qualify candidates in 32 different programming languages. 

WebStaff is a specialised human resource service company in Japan providing multiple HR services to the IT industry including staffing, placement, consulting and outsourcing web design. 

"Technical recruiting is a cumbersomeprocess and HackerEarth has been working hard towards solving that problem We believe that our partnership with DICE and Webstaff is a step in the right direction," HackerEarth CEO and co-founder Sachin Gupta said. 

These partnerships will speed up employers' hiring processes and provide candidates with the tools and services needed to prove their technical aptitude, he added.

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Source: PTI