Altimetrik, a business transformation and technology solutions company, part of the $100 million Vattikuti ventures, has partnered HackerEarth to host the world’s largest developer confluence, IndiaHacks 2016.
Through this partnership Altimetrik aims to hire close to 50 design engineers as part of its expansion plans for the year 2016.
“Gone are the days where we hire looking at resumes. The future of any company is in finding the right talent and the only way towards identifying this, is through events such as these. IndiaHacks has already seen over 1,00,000 registrations from across the globe, and we’d like to make spot-offers to at least 150 of the top coders from this Hackathon. The team at Altimetrik is looking forward to a fresh batch of ‘Design Engineers’ from this hackathon,” said Asha Poluru, Chief -People Experience (HR), Altimetrik.
“The Indian developer ecosystem has matured over the past decade. We are witnessing some top class tech innovations coming out of India, and a slow movement from services to product development – and all of this requires world-class developers. IndiaHacks 2016 is an ode to such developers and also a platform to encourage programming,” said Sachin Gupta, CEO & Co-Founder, HackerEarth.
IndiaHacks 2016 comprises of two levels of programming contests comprise of three programming tracks – Advanced Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning & Big Data. These hackathons will see developers build unique and interesting products based on themes in a duration of 48 hours. Hacks will be evaluated on criteria like uniqueness of the idea, usability of the hack, code quality, design etc. The second phase of IndiaHacks is an offline developer conference. Top 20 teams/individuals will be shortlisted from each track and will be invited to this conference, where they will again hack for 24 hours and present their ideas to a panel of judges. The top winners of IndiaHacks win the opportunity meet technology companies in San Francisco.