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Your resume sucks given your 20+ yrs of experience. Also, being a Co-Founder is a big title. It is usually 3 categories:
2 Funded but no exit yet
3 Paper startup, no funding, has been around longer than 2 years
I’m afraid companies are viewing you as a #3, which is a big negative.
- You also lack a continuation in your titles. Recruiters and Hiring Managers like to see this. Change all of your “Analyst” or “Specialist” titles to just “Software Engineer”.
- Talk about product size. How many millions in revenue? How big were companies you worked for?
- Have you lead teams?
- Clearly list out the tech stack, or stacks, for each company
- Look into a better formatted resume
- Clearly list out your hard skills. Languages, frameworks, tools, environments, etc
Read these books. Even though you have the experience, companies nowadays like to ask irrelevant “whiteboard” questions which have very little to do with the day-to-date of the position.
- Cracking the Programming Interview: www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/098478280X/ref=dp_…
- Elements of Programming Interviews – Insiders Guide: www.amazon.com/gp/product/1479274836/ref=ox_sc_act…
- Look into Leetcode easy/mediums
I also hate the way interviews are nowadays but it is what it is.
Given your experience, and likely skillset which you…