Val Muresan has accumulated 25 years of experience in the IT and creative industries. Equipped with an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship as engines for the development of local communities, Val works as the personal advisor of the Mayor of Timisoara for Smart City and Digital Transformation.
Armina Sirbu is a digital learning architect and professional trainer with two decades of experience in people development and over 50,000 participants in her courses. At 18 she became an IT entrepreneur, and together with the team, the start-up won "The Best Educational Software" award in 2003. That’s when it became clear to her that using technology to enable learning will be a life-long professional endeavor. After graduating from Computer Science, she worked at Fortune 100 multinationals in Frankfurt and Zurich, combining IT with people development. In 2008 she came back to Romania and finalized her MA. in Human Resources. She started freelancing as a learning design consultant for companies from all over the world and multiple industries. She creates unexpected learning and development solutions and focuses on delivering online enjoyable learning experiences. Being an incurable optimist, she is passionate about contributing to projects that can have a social impact with "a dash of snowball effect".
Black Rock Coding Challenge
A few days ago you saw an advertisement for a job opening as a software engineer at your favorite startup – the Daily D'eel. The Daily D'eel is a big time deals site that sells aquariums and other fish supplies. You're a fish enthusiast and have a big collection at home. You've been buying things from the Daily D'eel for years and were super excited when you heard they were hiring hackers.
You took their bait and decided to apply for the role. Your impressive resume and passion really hooked their team and they decided to interview you. The interviews have gone very well so far and you're pretty sure you've got the job if you pass this final coding challenge.