Turing pairs tech companies with high-quality talent in the software engineering space according to the specific skills and experience required.
Turing’s recruitment platform matches companies with software engineering talent of all levels, from 150 countries. Their software uses AI to source, evaluate, hire, onboard and track projects to ensure high-value recruitment and collaboration. This sophisticated AI and cloud-based platform pair you up with remote developers based on the skills required for your project, the seniority level you’re hiring for, and your physical location. The functionality behind Turing’s AI, as well as their interactive dashboard for live-tracking projects, was designed by leaders from tech giants like Facebook and Google.
To feature on the platform, software engineering talent must first get vetted by undergoing skills tests and live interviews. While coding and design capability are set at Silicon Valley standards, Turing also ensures that their talent possesses the language proficiency, experience, and soft skills that make them effective collaborators.
The process of hiring through Turing is well thought out and efficient. Once you’ve set your desired parameters for skills and experience, Turing’s advanced AI software matches you with suitable candidates on their database. After you’ve interviewed and approved a good fit, collaboration begins instantly. The software also has functionality for project collaboration, time tracking, time zone management, and daily standups once you’ve engaged with an engineer.
While Turing is a useful source of top developers for companies, it is also an effective means for remote talent to stay employed. The AI anticipates when a developer will reach the end of an engagement so that their next collaboration is already lined up.
Backed by tech heavyweights like Amazon, SpaceX, Twitter, and Microsoft, Turing is a major player in the tech talent community. The company boasts an impressive client list including over 300 Fortune 500 companies.
At present Truing only offers a candidate database in the software engineering landscape. If you’re not looking to hire a developer, they can’t help you. Most of Turing’s developers are interested in long-term or full-time work, so hiring for a smaller project may also leave limited options.
Turing’s client list includes big names like Reddit, Dell Computers, Pepsi, Amazon, Disney+, and Volvo.
Turing’s project platform has its own performance management, time tracking, communication, and payroll functionality.
There is no upfront cost to searching for talent or hiring a remote software engineer through Turing. Once a developer is employed, Turing offers a two-week trial. You start paying based on the developer’s rate only after the trial ends. Rates are set by the developer, not by Turing.
Turing is geared towards servicing the software engineering needs of tech companies and start-ups.
The cloud-based Turing interface requires no onboarding. Once you've set your candidate parameters, the average time to hire is 5 days.
Although Turing's recruitment platform is fully automated, companies are paired with an account executive who may assist with unique queries.
Turing was founded in 2018 and is led by Stanford alumni and AI entrepreneurs, Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan. It reached Unicorn status in December 2021, and was named one of America’s best startup employers by Forbes in 2022.
Can Turing provide software engineering teams?
Yes, Turing can provide a team when you need to scale your engineering department quickly. Although the functionality for this is not on their platform, you can get in touch with an account executive who will arrange a team of developers from within their database.
How does Turing’s project dashboard help with remote work?
Each project collaboration run from Turing’s smart management system has integrated performance and productivity tracking, communication, performance management functionality, and payment options.
How does Turing’s developer vetting process work?
To be on Turing’s database, a software engineer must clear tests for programming languages, data structures, algorithms, system designs, software specialization, frameworks, and more. Each developer also undergoes an automated work experience survey comprising 57 calibrated questions in 5 areas. These are project impact, engineering excellence, communication, people, and direction. This vetting process is designed to determine actual skills so that companies do not hire talent based on self-reported experience from traditional resumes or job interviews.