How Do We Get You Top Talent?

Pesto invests in India's top software engineering talent. Pesto is not a learn to code bootcamp. Our typical student has a CS degree and multiple years of relevant work experience prior to joining Pesto.

Why Hire From Pesto?

Experienced Software Engineers

Pesto grads undergo through rigorous training and have a holistic understanding of full-stack web engineering (Javascript, Node JS, React) along with experience of executing at scale.

Talent You Can Trust

We screen thousands of applicants and accept less than 1% into our program. Accepted candidates are not only verified for their technical and interpersonal skills but also their integrity.

Your Team, Your Tools and Your Culture

We are a school and not a staffing agency. Engineers operate as full time remote members of your team and follow your company's culture and processes. We can help with payroll and compliance.

No Hiring Fees

We are a school for elite engineers, not a recruiting company. We don't limit our graduates' employment opportunities by charging hiring partners.

How Hiring Works?

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After we validate that we are a fit for you and will be able to help with your hiring needs

Self Service

Access the partner portal to find the perfect profile suitable for your needs and schedule interviews.

Account Management

Or share a hiring brief with an account manager to receive super relevant profiles, available for immediate hire.

Onboard

We can run payroll, provide remote office space and community support to ensure you have a fully productive and happy remote worker. They also get access to continuous learning on Pesto's learning platform.

Partner Success Stories

  • "Working with Pesto has been a series of high expectations which have each been exceptionally met. Any reservations I had about working with a remote engineer have been dutifully laid to rest by the remarkable quality of the engineers that we hired from Pesto"

    MAX LUCTO @ Clipboard Health (YC W17)
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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to become a Pesto Hiring Partner?

It is 100% free to signup as a Pesto hiring partner. We currently do not charge any fees for hiring engineers from Pesto.

What kind of roles does Pesto help with?

We carefully vet our Pesto students to ensure that every Pesto graduate is proficient in what you would expect of a mid to senior level software developer in full stack web engineering, mobile applications, DevOps, Technical Leads and more. In the hiring portal you get an in-depth look at their specific skillsets and can request to interview Pesto graduates based on your companies specific needs.

Are Pesto graduates full-time employees?

While the specific hiring relationship is ultimately to be decided between you and our Pesto graduates, Pesto graduates have the expectation for full-time roles. Many our Pesto partners utilize a trial relationship to start. Though the employee relationship may be under the 'contractor' label, the expectation is Pesto graduates are looking to contribute a full time work load.

Do Pesto graduates work on our specific time zones?

The defined work hours are to be set between you and the handful of Pesto graduates you connect to interview with. That said, the Pesto program is designed to ensure all our graduates can and able to work traditional US hours.

Do Pesto graduates work remotely?

We're glad you asked. At Pesto, we're a big believer in the power of distributed teams, which is why 99% of our Pesto graduates work remotely, regardless of where your specific company is located. Although some of our Pesto grads are open to relocating, the expectation is that Pesto hires will work remotely while living in India.

Are you a hiring agency?

We are not a hiring agency. Pesto works to train and improve the skills of top level developer talent in India and prepare them to navigate the fast paced world of tech and startups.

Do we need to worry about taxes, benefits, etc?

Nope! Because we have set up business infrastructure in India, you do not need to worry about any taxes, benefits, etc. For a small fee, we will assist with the the payroll logistics. For many startups and companies, not having to incorporate in India can lead to significant payroll cost savings. Consider your investment in a Pesto graduate as a annual cost all in.

What if there is an issue with a Pesto hire?

In the rare chance that you have an issue with a recent Pesto hire, we suggest you work with them directly to resolve any conflicts. That said, we're always happy to assist in specific cases where you need our assistance.

What is the salary of Pesto graduate?

The annual salary is negotiated between you and the Pesto graduate. Please keep in mind, you do not need to worry about taxes, benefits etc. Consider your investment in a Pesto graduate as a yearly salary. As a general rule of thumb, the salary of Pesto graduate is in the range of a mid to senior level software developer, minus the costs of benefits, taxes etc, which can lead to a large cost savings.

Additional Questions

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