Lenskart.com has initiated a unique strategy to hire the best in the league techies for its new Technology office in Bangalore. Hackathon is expected to generated almost 10,000 registrations.
New Delhi, September9, 2014 – Lenskart.com, India’s largest online retailer of fashionable and stylish eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses aims to attract the best talent through an unconventional and innovative challenge for technology enthusiasts to hire them as a part of their upcoming Bangalore office, which will be launched on the same day.
Lenskart.com has partnered with coding platform, HackerEarth, to run this Hackathonon 13th September,between 2 pm to 6 pm. This is a great opportunity for software developers where they can enlarge the possibility of being employed with Lenskart by cracking the challenge.
The challenge expects the participant to find the secret code that will be randomly issued on Lenskart’s home page http headers and do a base64 decode.The participant will then have to send that code back to Lenskart using an API hit along with his/her email id. Every time Lenskart receives a code, the http header code changes automatically so that one does not gain anything by leaking it.
“Anybody who is able to accomplish this challenge is surely a geek and gets to go to the final interview round directly.Hackathons are emerging as the new recruitment tool for the IT industry to evaluate tech employees. It will help us to get the best talent,” said Mr. Peyush Bansal, CEO & Founder, Lenskart.com.