Prolific leetcoder seeking referrals

Jul 24 132 Comments

I’ve attached a pic, I’ve done every problem on Leetcode. Also fairly comfortable with system design. I’m seeking referrals at Apple, Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Dropbox, and Microsoft. I can share my resume and would be happy to jump on a call.
Thanks for your time :).

https://repher.me/r/-LkaqWohkBV4hTzS26nr

Update with Interview Results:

Phone Screens:
Snap - pass
Google - pass
Lyft - pass
Amazon - pass
Microsoft - pass
Palantir - reject (surprising, did well on the coding, guess no fit)
Apple - reject (c++ knowledge could be better, culture fit)

Onsite interviews:
Snap - pass
Google - pass
Lyft - reject (I thought this was my best onsite too :|)

Cancelled onsites: Amazon, Microsoft

I used my Snap offer to negotiate my lowball Google offer higher, and accepted Google. Solid but not great L3 offer.

Prolific leetcoder seeking referrals

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TOP 132 Comments
  • Wayfair / Eng
    lLmi30

    Wayfair Eng

    PRE
    Wayfair, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra
    BIO
    software engineer
    lLmi30more
    How long did it take you to complete these?
    Jul 24 15
    • OP
      Quit, my finances allowed me to do so
      Jul 24
    • Softvision AOoB63
      Hmm ... I’m guessing it was it a calculated risk ? ... either way all the best ! I definitely don’t have the guts or the money to quit 😒
      Jul 24
    • New
      IUzD76

      New

      PRE
      Celestica, Hoods
      BIO
      nice try - not gonna dox myself
      IUzD76more
      Dam... How are you managing burn out?
      Jul 25
    • Dish Network / Eng
      C.Ergan

      Dish Network Eng

      PRE
      EchoStar
      BIO
      Code monkey
      C.Erganmore
      Wow 7-8 problems a dayyy!!! Kudos!!!
      Jul 25
    • Amazon kebab
      Dang I could only get to 400 ish in 2 months I’m burnt out
      Aug 2
  • Bloomberg Stan Ford
    Get this SWE some referrals!
    Jul 24 5
    • Google el googler
      OP got 10 referrals on repher.me
      Jul 24
    • Bloomberg Stan Ford
      How do you know? 😳
      Jul 24
    • Google el googler
      I run repher.me
      Jul 24
    • Microsoft meanwhile
      That looks like enabling software engineers to do recruiting as a side job. Cool! Are you the founder @Google?
      Jul 25
    • Google el googler
      Yes! It’s my side project
      Jul 26
  • Bose riplife
    Are there notes you can share ?
    Jul 24 7
    • Bose riplife
      Thanks so much , that amount of effort is amazing . Are the most recent notes at the end ? Btw I’m sure you will get in the company of your choice !!
      Jul 24
    • Salesforce happybae
      Wow, this Is so nice of you. God bless you
      Jul 24
    • OP
      Thanks and thanks. The problems are actually ordered by their problem #, which isn’t necessarily the order I did them in. The better later notes are the ones that succinctly describe the algo solution as opposed to the ones that refer to bugs to avoid lol
      Jul 24
    • Oracle nahnonope
      From above, sounds like LC actually may have made you a better developer too! Bravo!
      Jul 24
    • Nutanix ajwshsvh
      God bless you brother good karma will give you the best role possible. Do you have those updated notes by any chance?
      Jul 24
  • Google el googler
    Incredible... at this point I think this is definitely resume-worthy. You’re basically a competitive programmer.
    Jul 24 8
    • OP
      Hehe, you’re flattering me. Bulk of practice doesn’t necessarily equal brilliance. Plus I’m not sure I should show my interview practice on my resume...at least that’s what I’ve heard. Anyways, here’s my refer link

      https://repher.me/r/-LkaqWohkBV4hTzS26nr
      Jul 24
    • Google el googler
      FB, robinhood, linkedin, square are also good companies that get good referral traction on the site
      Jul 24
    • OP
      Hmm, I’m actually still in my 1 year freeze at FB. Had a friend refer me at LinkedIn. I didn’t realize square was up there these days.
      Jul 24
    • Dell LUHV04
      If you fail onsite at FB , they have a one year freeze ?
      Jul 25
    • Dropbox pslallday
      Lol this is definitely impressive but DONT put this in your resume
      Jul 25
  • Netflix petepants
    Are you Asian? Only Chinese have so much dedication I feel like :)
    Jul 24 7
    • OP
      Haha. Are you open to referring me? Netflix is at the top of the pyramid salary wise lol.
      Jul 24
    • Bloomberg Stan Ford
      LeetCode likely won’t help there. All my rounds were system design.
      Jul 24
    • OP
      Hehe, I’ve heard. I’ve studied system design a decent amount as well, though it’s not up to par with my Leetfoo just yet.
      Jul 24
    • Dell LUHV04
      What did you use for studying system design ?

      How did you practice system design ?
      Jul 25
    • OP
      The standard materials (Donne Martin’s, Grokking), plus a book I’m currently reading: Distributed Systems: An Algorithmic Approach . Very interesting read.
      Jul 25
  • Oracle / Eng wsxy
    Keep us posted about where all you pass the interview! :)
    Jul 24 1
    • OP
      Hehe for sure. My expectations are low. Maximal preparation minimal expectations is my motto.
      Jul 24
  • Salesforce happybae
    OP: You said, you solved 7 probs a day!
    Were you able to solve all the 7 problems by yourself or you think for sometime if you don’t get thought you see the solution??
    Jul 24 2
    • OP
      I definitely couldn’t solve each one on my own. But even when I can, I typically look at the discussion section.
      Jul 24
    • Target curious46
      OP: that's good. I usually could solve 40% on my own and rest 60% I end up seeing the discuss section after pondering over it for some time. Is this sustainable?
      Aug 26
  • Microsoft / Eng SwitchJobs
    Now it is your responsibility to take mock interviews for all people here preparing for F & G.
    Jul 24 1
    • Ironshore arch135
      This 👍👍😀
      Jul 24
  • Microsoft MwzK56
    Please don’t consider MSFT. Cause we’ll find you and lowball you.
    Jul 24 1
    • Bose riplife
      Google also lowballs without competing offers
      Jul 24
  • Detail oriented person here. I see 1059/1132.
    Jul 24 1
    • OP
      Lol, I suppose I should have specified, all the algorithms problems
      Jul 24
  • Oscar 🐨koala
    Jesus fucking christ.... I thought grinding GTA V was hard. This is a whole new insane level.
    Jul 24 0
  • Adobe aplyrpb
    OP, any update on interviews cracked? Did you make it to Netflix?... Just curious
    Aug 10 1
    • OP
      Currently interviewing. We’ll see how it goes. Thanks for reminding me to apply to Netflix lol.
      Aug 10
  • Amazon amuser
    What’s you tech stack?
    Jul 24 1
    • OP
      Computer Vision and c++ ideally, though I’ve done regular backend stuff in the past
      Jul 24
  • Microsoft MrOu83
    Welcome to Microsoft (in advance). Happy to refer.
    Jul 25 0
  • Airbnb kYFK02
    This is insane
    Jul 24 0
  • Dell LUHV04
    Any specific notes or patterns you would like to share on leetcode ?
    Jul 24 4
    • OP
      Too many to mention. Just take notes on every problem, and for each problem you do, think about the most similar problems to it, and how they differ.
      Jul 24
    • Nutanix ajwshsvh
      Can you DM any tips please? I can refer to Uber.
      Jul 24
    • Dell LUHV04
      If possible , can you list the tips ?
      Jul 25
    • Target curious46
      Yes, can you please share some more important tips. Would be really helpful.
      Aug 26
  • Tibco software / Eng !mlikoj!
    Bruh! Do you even leetco...

    oh nevermind!
    Jul 24 0
  • Bloomberg Stan Ford
    Which language(s) did you use?
    Jul 25 2
    • OP
      C++
      Jul 25
    • Qualcomm / Eng dynasty001
      Its good to see someone using cpp. The folks i grind with have learnt Python specifically for interviews and I was wondering if I should do the same.

      I am doing in cpp since my promary language is C
      Jul 26
  • Oracle / Eng wsxy
    How old are you bruh?
    Jul 24 2
    • OP
      29. Got a late start in software, started as a mech engineer.
      Jul 24
    • Northrop Grumman HowCouldYu
      Shit that’s where I’m at, howd you manage this while working
      Sep 14
  • Salesforce / Eng hillbilly2
    OP, I commend you for your discipline and hard work.
    I'm also worried that because of ppl like OP, the hiring bar is getting borderline ridiculous.
    Jul 26 1
    • Oracle nahnonope
      🤞 eventually peak LC from too many candidates, then design rounds only
      Jul 26

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