Following the success of the first two installments, the digital travel platform is launching a new challenge for software engineers and developers from all around the world, asking them to use code to address the biggest problems facing the travel industry.
Technology is at the heart of everything we do at Agoda, and we constantly seek to push the envelope on innovation. Growing our talent pool of engineers has been crucial to this.
We believe that skills speak for themselves, regardless of age, background and experiences.
That’s why we created Codegoda as a way to host an open, global call, for anyone who would like to try their hand at building new technologies.Agoda, Chief Technology Officer, Idan Zalzberg
The top female developer will also get an extra USD500 (RM2,209) in cash to help and inspire more women in technology. Over USD10,000 (RM44,185) in prizes will be awarded to participants overall. Top 100 participants will also receive a limited edition Codegoda 2022 T-Shirt.
Participants get the chance to showcase their programming prowess on a large stage, which gives individuals pursuing employment in the area more credibility.
A participant might also be hired by Agoda’s IT team if their skills match. Nearly 20 individuals have been hired thus far and have advanced their careers in the business.
The competition will commence at 1.30 PM (Indochina Time) ICT (2.30 PM Malaysia Time) on 6 August 2022. The moment a person starts working on a challenge, the timer will start. On the same day, at 7:30 PM ICT (8.30 PM Malaysia Time), the competition window closes. On 13 August 2022, winners will be revealed on the Codegoda YouTube channel, Life at Agoda.
Can’t code? Don’t worry. You can participate in the fun as well. Those who decide to use the hashtags #codegoda or #codegoda2022 to share the competition’s news on social media will be entered into a drawing for wonderful prizes.
So if you think you got what it takes, head over to Codegoda and register yourself.