The CIO Council has partnered with technology hiring experts to pilot the first interagency code challenge. Code challenges are used extensively in the private sector to source and pre-qualify IT talent, and they are viewed as an industry best practice. The #CIOCode Challenge pilot program begins May 6 and includes three separate online skill assessments, which run for one month each.
> Code Challenge Timeline
Challenge 1 EndsFront End challenge closes.
Challenge 2 BeginsCore CS challenge kicks off. The Core CS challenge tests problem-solving skills, coding knowledge, and fundamentals using a coding language of the particpant's choice.
Challenge 2 EndsCore CS challenge closes.
Challenge 3 BeginsDev/Ops challenge kicks off. The Dev/Ops challenge tests technical experience (e.g., software development or network engineering) and software development operational best practices.
Challenge 3 EndsDev/Ops challenge closes.