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About Interview Kickstart

Location: Online

Est. in 2014, Interview Kickstart is on a mission to help tech professionals uplevel in their careers and transition into their dream jobs. Our alums consistently land offers from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Apple, LinkedIn, Uber, and other top... Read More

The highest offer received by an IK alum is a whopping $1.267 Million!

We are the only tech interview prep platform that offers 18 courses, covering the most in-demand roles in tech, such as Back-end Engineering, Front-end Engineering, Engineering Management, Data Engineering, Security Engineering, etc.

Each course is designed and taught by tech leads, hiring managers, and experts from FAANG+ companies. This team of 500+ instructors has trained over 13,500 tech professionals.

IK courses offer 360° interview training, covering everything you need to nail your next tech interview — technical coaching, career coaching, mock interviews, 1-1 mentorship sessions, resume building, and salary negotiation.

We are driven by a set of core beliefs:
- Technical interviews cannot be “hacked” — you must invest the time to sharpen the core skills required to be successful in your role
- To meet the high bar at FAANG+, you must learn from others who have passed it
- Comprehensive, structured interview prep is the only path to career growth

To learn more about how to nail your next tech interview, please visit the Interview Kickstart site to join our Free Webinar.

Courses

Android Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $7,600 - $8,200
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 15 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, system design, interview-relevant Android engineering concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current or former Android Engineers who want to advance to FAANG and other Tier-1 companies. Experience with Android development in Java or Kotlin is also advantageous.

AWS Cloud Solutions Architect Interview Course

Cost: $7,100 - $7,700
Duration: 11 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 11 weeks
Curriculum: System design, interview-relevant AWS Cloud Solution Architecture concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Cloud Solutions Architects, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Solutions Architects/Technical Consultants with cloud experience. Cloud Admin/Support/DevOps Engineers. Business Analysts and Technical Program Managers with exposure to cloud technologies.

Back-end Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $7,600 - $8,200
Duration: 16 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 16 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, system design, interview-relevant back-end engineering concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current or former Back-end Engineers aiming to get hired in Tier-1 tech companies. Engineers (like Full-stack/Data/Test Engineers) with experience working on distributed systems who want to specialize in Back-end Engineering.

Data Analyst & Business Analyst Interview Course

Cost: $5,300 - $5,900
Duration: 14 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 14 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, interview-relevant data and business analytics concepts, system design, career coaching
Instructors: Data Analysts, Business Analysts, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current or Former Business Analysts/Data Analysts/Product Analysts/Business Intelligence Analysts/Business Intelligence Engineers

Data Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $7,100 - $7,700
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 15 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, system design, interview-relevant data engineering concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Data Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current and former Data Engineers. Data/Business Analysts, BI Engineers, Database Admins, and Data Architects. Software Engineers working with data processing frameworks.

Data Science Interview Course

Cost: $6,600 - $7,200
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 15 weeks
Curriculum: Data structure and algorithms, interview-relevant data science concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Data Scientists, Tech Leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Support period: 6 months
Mock interviews: 15
Best suited for: Current or Former Data Scientists, Research Scientists, Applied Scientists, etc. Software Engineers working on Statistical or ML models arrow. Data Analysts, Business Intelligence Analysts, Product Analysts, Statisticians, etc.

Early Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $4,900 - $5,500
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 8 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, career coaching
Instructors: Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 9
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current College students or folks having less than three years of experience trying to get into Tier-1 Tech companies. Software Engineers who want to specialize in DSA and Problem Solving.

Embedded Systems Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $6,600 - $7,200
Duration: 14 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 14 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, interview-relevant embedded software engineering concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Embedded Software Engineers working for systems companies. Software Engineers working for semiconductor companies. System Software Engineers who want to become Embedded Software Engineers.

Engineering Management Interview Course

Cost: $9,000 - $9,600
Duration: 18 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 18 weeks
Curriculum: System design, career workshop, leadership workshop, data structures and algorithms, interview-relevant domain concepts (choose from 18 domains)
Instructors: EMs, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 21
Support period: 10 months
Best suited for: Current or Ex Engineering Managers. Current or Ex Directors of Engineering. Developers with team management experience. This course is not suited for engineers with no management experience and individual contributors.

Front-end Engineering Interview Course

Cost: $7,100 - $7,700
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Duration: 15 weeks
Curriculum: Data structures and algorithms, system design, interview-relevant front-end engineering concepts, career coaching
Instructors: Engineers, tech leads, and hiring managers from Tier-1 companies
Mock interviews: 15
Support period: 6 months
Best suited for: Current Front-end Engineers looking to uplevel into FAANG+ companies

Interview Kickstart Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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5.0/5 (4 reviews)

Anonymous
Graduated: 2023

1/25/2023

Course
Back-end Engineering Interview Course

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"Best go to place for interview preparation"

The IK curriculum for interview preparation is well-designed and focuses on teaching problem-solving strategies rather than just providing solutions. The coaches are patient and helpful in answering questions. Mock interviews with instructors from FAANG... Read More

Anonymous
Engineering Manager | Graduated: 2022

1/23/2023

Course
Masterclass

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"Great resources / team to level up your job."

The Interview Kickstart team helped me learn a lot of information that I was not aware of before. I feel really good in terms of System Design and my leadership skills. I was not able to uplevel my job because of the market right now but I am confident... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2020

1/16/2023

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"IK is the best investment I ever made"

IK focused on developing and improving problem solving skills and analytical thinking rather thank just giving a problem and a coding solution. Being able to solve problems and converting that solution to code was their approach. The program was well... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2023

1/14/2023

Course
Coding Pathway

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"IK makes the interviewing journey exciting and bearable!"

From structured courses to classes and foundation work, I can finally say I am a lot more comfortable taking on my interviewing journey this time, thanks in part to IK. Omkar's foundation concepts are just phenomenal. IK isn't just any online classwork,... Read More

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