Microsoft Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview Questions

Updated 17 Apr 2015
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Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

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I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in September 2014.

Interview

1st round consists of 20 mcqs and 2 coding questions. mcqs were very easy on c,c++,ds,os. coding questions were easy on array and link list.
2nd round is a technical interview in questions on data structures were asked and some HR questions were also asked.
3rd round is again a technical interview in which questions on projects, DBMS, OOPS, OS and Data Structures were asked.
4th round is as appropriate round which judges on your comm. skills and little bit of technical skills and I was asked about my projects.

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  • nothing was like any unexpected questions. all questions were almost easy.   Answer Question

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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Had a written test consisting of DS and algo questions.
    Then there were four rounds of technical interviews. During the interview all questions were related to DS and algo. Nobody asked me questions related to my previous projects.
    Additional One interview was in Hyderabad. It was taken by the director of our division. he asked one simple technical question and then explained me about he roles and responsibilities.

    Interview Questions

    • One or two design questions.
      Remaining all were on DS and algo e.g. BST, linked lists, practical implementation of these concepts.
      Some were on the OS basics.
       
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    Negotiation

    Did not negotiate as they were offering much higher than my expecation.

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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    interviewed at Microsoft in August 2014.

    Interview

    Process was at collage or university. (aug 2014)
    1st round had 15 technical questions (output once mostly)
    2nd round 2 codes 65 min
    then 3 technical interview and a hr round
    process took 3 days

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview

    On campus Recruitment. First is mcg round. Shortlisted students were asked to attend online coding.It has 2 questions Given a linked list with 0 's occurring anywhere ,sum nodes upto a zero and insert it into new linked list. Given a binary search tree and a value, delete it from tree.

    Interview Questions

    • Initial round was a online mcq round comprising of 15 technical questions.Duration was 30 minutes. Unfortunately kicked out of first round   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview

    the culture is all indian in microsoft,and it lacks creativity which is a drawback i got hired on christmas and excited and the interview went well...When I was a corporate executive in the area of strategic planning, I quickly learned a very important lesson – the best way to ensure strategy implementation is to hire the right people into the company.

    I suppose that’s why I’m always surprised at the casual and often lackadaisical attitude many managers take when it comes to hiring. Look around and what you’ll notice is at the heart of most great companies is an incredibly strong emphasis on the hiring process.

    Interview Questions

    • process “as the most important strategic planning your company needs.” Why? Because every new employee will either improve the organization or lower it – and managers should be seeking and hiring employees who will enable the company to grow and to become more profitable.

      McKeown provides four tips for hiring great people: 1) Forget trying to ask magic bullet questions, 2) Ensure you have clearly defined what it will take to be successful in the position, 3) Test candidates, and 4) Include others in the hiring process.
       
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Warangal
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    Average Interview
    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft (Warangal) in July 2013.

    Interview

    aptitude test , coding round , interviews technical , hiring manager inteview , question from data structure

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Interview

    I had 2 interviews. First one was general and covered basic concepts. 2nd one was a bit more complicated. I was rejected but overall it was great learning opportunity for me.

    Interview Questions

    • About a Database of Project that i did in College. I was asked to implement that in alternate way.   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
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    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft (Hyderābād) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Face-to-face interview. 3 interviews (2 technical)

    Interview Questions

    • Consider a stack of N number of cards which are piled up and in facing down. Each card has a unique number from the range 1 to N. The card is stacked in such a way that it exhibits the following behavior:

      Take the first card and put it under the stack without revealing. Now the next card on the top will have the number 1 on it. Next take 2 cards one after the other and put is under the stack without revealing. Yes you guessed it right - the next card on the top will reveal a value of 2. This goes on.

      Eg. for such a series : 9,1,8,5,2,4,7,6,3,10 [for N=10]

      Write a program to generate such a series for a given N number of cards so that this behavior can be exercised.
       
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Microsoft (Hyderābād) in February 2013.

    Interview

    I got a call from the recruiter.He fixed the date for telephonic interview. I had interview, cleared it.
    Then i got a call for technical interview in Hyderabad. I had four technical rounds in Hyderabad. I cleared it.
    1. 1 phone call technical
    2. 4 1:1 technical rounds

    Interview Questions

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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft (Hyderābād).

    Interview

    Data Structures and Code

    Negotiation

    No Negotiation.

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