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Andela Acquires Technical Skills Assessment Platform, Qualified
Andela Acquires Technical Skills Assessment Platform, Qualified

Andela, the network for remote technical talent, has acquired Qualified, the technical skills assessment platform to identify, qualify, and certify top engineers. Andela’s global talent community will also expand with the addition of more than 3.6M engineering users via Codewars, an online community powered by Qualified that enables technical talent to compete and improve their practical coding skills in gamified challenges.

Qualified is built with the goal of providing a developer-friendly way to effectively assess technical skills. Keeping the developer experience as its focus, the company has created a format that harnesses real-world tasks and uses integrated testing frameworks for a seamless coding experience. The platform provides users with ready-to-go Assessments that one can send to candidates right away. They are groups of challenges, selected out of its Library effective for hiring and supports Javascript, Ruby, Python, C#, Java, PHP, C, C++, Objective-C, Swift, Elixir, Typescript, Bash, Clojure, Haskell, Go and Coffeescript, Scala and Groovy.