Unlock your next career opportunity

Docusign has teamed up with Brilliant Black Minds to provide software engineers with technical interview training and hands-on mentorship from Docusign engineers.

The Brilliant Black Minds x Docusign Interview Accelerator is a free 5-week program. Participants who complete the program and meet technical qualifications may have the opportunity to interview for a software engineering role at Docusign.

The application period is now closed.

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5-week Interview Accelerator

Docusign is committed to hiring and unlocking opportunities for Black software engineers. The Interview Accelerator program is designed to provide technical training, mentorship opportunities, and career coaching to help software engineers prepare to interview at Docusign.



Space is limited in this exclusive program for BBM members.

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5 weeks

100% virtual

Onboarding: June 6, 2024

Live sessions: June 10-July 19

Week off: July 1-5

10-15 study hours per week including:

  • • Live problem solving (2x/week)
  • • Live technical and career sessions (1x/week)
  • • Partner study (1x/week)
  • • Mentorship sessions (1x/week)

Apply by May 21 at 11:59 pm PT

Complete interview by May 26
at 11:59 pm PT


Who is a good fit?

✓  You must be a member of Brilliant Black Minds


✓ You must have 2-8 years of software development experience (non-intern)


✓  You must have earned a BS/BA degree in a technical field such as computer science OR have equivalent years of experience


✓ You must be proficient in C#, Java, C++, or Go


✓  You must be located in the United States and open to hybrid work


✓  You must commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours per week to participating in the program, including live online sessions, study groups, and practice technical assessments


✓  You must be seeking or open to backend or full-stack software engineering roles


✓ For a role at Docusign, you must be in (or willing to relocate to): San Francisco or Seattle.



Ideally, candidates also have:


Experience with public cloud (Azure or AWS) and Kubernetes


Experience developing software solutions using object-oriented methodologies and design patterns


Experience with CosmosDB, SQL, or Cassandra

The application process

How to apply



Complete the application form to confirm your eligibility for the program and let us know why you’re interested in joining this accelerator. Your application must be submitted by May 21, 2024, 11:59 pm PT.



Depending on your experience in the Brilliant Black Minds program, you may be required to take a practice coding interview to assess your technical skill set.

If this applies to you, an invitation to schedule your interview will be sent on May 22. Your interview must be completed by May 26, 2024, 11:59 pm PT.

What to expect

Through expert-led group problem-solving sessions and 1:1 coaching, this unique program is designed to help improve your technical interviewing skills and grow your career at industry-leading companies.


Mentorship from Docusign engineers

All program participants will receive 1:1 coaching from Docusign software engineers. You’ll have time to ask your questions, get personalized advice on how to grow your career, and set yourself apart in a competitive hiring environment.


Hands-on training

Three times a week, participants will receive technical training, practice technical assessments, and career coaching workshops. This will provide you with a practical toolkit for getting to the next level.

Topics covered in the accelerator include algorithms and data structures, system design, problem-solving strategies, and technical interview prep.


Accountability and community

Learn from your peers through exclusive discussion boards and dedicated time to meet in study groups. Choose study partners and build long-term professional connections with your peers.


Interview readiness

Measure your progress throughout the program, and if you qualify after 5 weeks of committed practice and training, you’ll have the opportunity to move forward and interview for potential open software engineer roles at Docusign or other Partners of Brilliance!

Program overview

This free 5-week program is fully remote and includes a comprehensive curriculum of data structures, algorithms, and system design along with technical mentorship from experienced engineers.

Thanks for your interest

The application period is now closed. If you are required to take an interview, you will be notified by May 22.

Frequently Asked Questions


About BBM

A program by Karat, Brilliant Black Minds was created with a goal of doubling the number of Black software engineers in tech. Since the program’s start in 2021, over 8,000 Black software engineers have joined the Brilliant Black Minds community and participants have done more than 7,500 practice interviews. With support from Serena Williams as a Champion of Brilliance, and a network of employers like Docusign, Duolingo, Prime Video, Uber, Zillow, and other Partners of Brilliance, who are committed to hiring diverse talent from underrepresented backgrounds, Brilliant Black Minds uses Karat’s Interviewing Cloud to provide free practice coding interviews, personalized coaching, and more to unlock opportunity for Black software engineers.

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About Docusign

Creating a Better Future: It’s not enough to make great software. Docusign moves the global economy forward and helps people live, work and thrive on a healthier Earth—one paperless agreement at a time.

Ready to take your career to the next level?

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