Agree that most companies no longer require a CS degree but the interview process often favors the university CS track by leaning on white boarding, algorithms, and data structure questions. As you said, there are so many better ways to gauge if someone has the potential to be an excellent engineer.

And on the note about your company, I'd love to introduce you to some folks! Will reach out :)

Software engineer @Artsy. At the intersection of storytelling, art, and technology.

Software engineer @Artsy. At the intersection of storytelling, art, and technology.