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The Datavant Guide to Hosting a Company Hackathon
At Datavant, we host a company-wide hackathon called Datavant Create. We are a remote-first team, so this is an opportunity to periodically bring everyone together in one place. This post outlines why we invest in this tradition, and shares our playbook for running a hackathon.
How to Get a Return Offer as a Datavant Intern
Datavant’s internship program is an excellent way for you to find out what it’s like to work here as a full-time software engineer. Here are four tips to enrich your internship experience, and in turn maximize your chances for a return offer!
Summer 2021 Intern Spotlight: Distribution and Segmentation Tools with Chris
Previously, I’d built computational chemistry software and done a sales internship. What I was looking for in summer 2021 was a formal engineering experience — one where I could learn what it meant to be a good software engineer. I also thought it’d be nice to work in health: I want to help people and my work with Phoenix Consulting Group, one of my clubs at Berkeley, has given me insight into how tech can solve meaningful problems in healthcare.
The anatomy of a high-performing engineer
We’ve all seen the silly jargon: rockstar, ninja, superstar, 10x’er. They all mean one thing: a very strong performing software engineer. We want to work with them; we want to be them. But how do you know it when you see it? In this piece, I’ll walk through the framework we use to assess and cultivate performance on the engineering team at Datavant.
The Burden of COVID-19 on Primary Care
There is growing interest in understanding the patient impact of COVID-19 not just during an acute case, but long afterwards. The mounting evidence of longer-term mental and physical effects suggests a need for better understanding of care requirements beyond the emergency room.
Software engineers, here’s how to land your dream job at Datavant
Datavant, a 4 year old startup, has an extremely high bar when we interview candidates. By the numbers, we make an offer to less than 1% of all applicants, yet the criteria we assess for are remarkably straightforward, and preparing for an interview at Datavant should not be difficult if you share our values, are smart, and get things done.