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Updated Apr 10, 2014
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Senior Software Engineer Interview

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Interview Details Distributed client server architecture

Interview Question – Internal details of Java   Answer Question

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Analyst Interview

Analyst
Bangalore

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Citi in December 2013.

Interview Details 1 round of written interview consisting of quants and 2 case studies
one of them was a business plan the other a guestimation
this was followed by 3 rounds of exhaustive interviews
1st and 2nd round were conducted by 1 person while the last round was in front of the entire team.
the questions included technical,puzzles,quants to simple chitchat topics like favourite band and why!
there were no separate hr or technical rounds as such because all sorts of questions were asked in each round

Interview Question – do you feel confident that we shall select you? if so why?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – they had previously given us the salary structure,did not have the option of negotiating and neways they pay a lot

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Associate Interview

Associate
Mumbai

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Citi in April 2009.

Interview Details not much tough to get through

Interview Question – long term goals and short term goals   Answer Question

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Software Developer Interview

Software Developer
Pune

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Citi.

Interview Details Call from recruitment consultancy. Followed with initial screening. 4 Technical rounds 2 HR rounds. Process took 5+ weeks.

Interview Question – Everything which you presented in resume.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Negotiation was unexpected. The citi environment is more important.

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Consultant Interview

Consultant
Chennai

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in September 2010.

Interview Details This was through my employer so interview was a cake walk. Just few questions on the project. Unix, process, SVN etc. I had to submit a POC for flex component to prove my flex skills. But it was easy.

Interview Question – Nothing was difficult. Submitting a POC was unexpected.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – nothing

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Branch Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Pune

I interviewed at Citi in July 2013.

Interview Details written followed by telephonic interview than main interview .
interview was long and asked n no. of q which are realeted and unrelated as well

Interview Question – are u a good salesman   View Answer

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Senior Analyst Interview

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Gurgaon, Haryana

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Citi.

Interview Details HR face to face intw, Ops intw with panel of 2 members, then after 2weeks got a call for client round over conference call.

Interview Question – About past experience, knowledge on excel, geneva and other hedge fund accounting related software's.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Negotiate well, at least 30% plus relocation bonus.

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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager
Pune

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Citi in April 2013.

Interview Details I have got the call from consulting firm and they scheduled the interview process with Citi.

1st F2F round with Sr. Director as he was in Pune.
2nd telephonic round with onsite, this was a technical round.
3rd round with HR-VP

Interview Question – everything was related to my experience   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation

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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in June 2013.

Interview Details It was a drive, so first a questionnaire, followed by 2 technical interviews (each lasted more than an hour) and finally a managerial and HR round.

Interview Question – The questions were primarily on Data structures, design patterns, OOPs concepts, Java etc   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The hike give was quite good considering my current CTC

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Analyst Interview

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Interview Details There were two technical rounds of interview. The first one was centered around my resume and my previous projects.The second round mainly consisted of solving simple logic-based puzzles, and there was a business case study. There was an HR interview, which contained expected questions like where do you see yourself in five years, what are your strengths, weaknesses, etc.

Interview Question – Case study based on optimizing revenues with some constraints.   Answer Question

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