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Applications Management Senior Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Dell in January 2011.
Interview Details Interview process was detailed more focusing towards the roles and responsibilities to be understood clearly. The intention is towards analyzing the candidate capabilities to work according to the requirement of the job functionality.
Interview Question – Regarding the technical jargon based dealing with expertise and knowledge. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Offer was asked for 50% hike, but considering my skills and expertise knowledge on the concepts and commitment towards work, I was offered with 100% hike.
Senior Project Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Dell in September 2010.
Interview Details It was the quickest hiring process of my career. All it took is 8 days from first call from a job consultant to getting the offer letter. Round 1 - General HR, Round 2 - Technical by Program Director, Round - 3 (Webex) with Account Head and Round 4 - HR negotiations. Thats about it.
Interview Question – It was more on what I had done so far within my domain. No stupid questions were asked. Both rounds were max 25 min time to the point questions related to my expected role. All my queries were answered promptly without hiding much information. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiated much as I wanted to move to NCR. However, I got 22% hike from previous salary and wa happy with it.
Writer Interview (Positive Experience)
I applied through a staffing agency and interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details Interview process is highly time consuming at Pitney Bowes. Had to wait 6 hours for a 45 minute interview. No direct access to the HR. Reception person co-ordinates all appointments.
Interview Question – Why do I hire you? Answer Question
Svc IT Dev Program Senior Associate II Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Dell in July 2012.
Interview Details Written rounds was tough containing questions from Quantitative, Verbal and Technical. Technical question are mainly based on data structure questions like searching and sorting problems, database, sql queries. Mainly questions were asked from computer science core subjects- Data structure, database, software engineering, OS.
Interview Question – They ask lots of puzzle, solving all of them in limited amount is not possible but they want to see how candidate is approaching to the problem and analyzing it. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – It is a software development profile and they have taken approx 6 rounds each of min 1 hour so I decided to crack it with all of my dedication. Dell is a well known company which give a vary good brand value so I accepted the offer and I am happy with my decision.
Software Developer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Dell in January 2014.
Interview Details Inerview process wa smooth... HR is highly co-operative... four rounds fo technical and one round of HR .
Qustions were good and not chilly. You will get good communiation with HR about the interiew process
Senior Business Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
Interviewed at Dell
Interview Details 2-3 rounds of interview will be there. Initial round will be taken by leads and then followed by managers
SQL, Excel and business case solving skills are tested
Communication skills are tested as the candidate needs to talk with partners
For few positions , they may ask SAS or other tool related experience
Interview Question – Business case is given to candidates. His ability to comprehend the information and make a sense of it and ability to provide some logical solutions to the problem are tested Answer Question
Team Lead Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details The process includes Written test, then 1x1 interview with manager and senior manager and ultimately HR round. The questions were mostly based on process understanding and people management, situation based questions were most tricky.
Interview Question – What can you do to improve the process Answer Question
Software Development Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Dell in February 2014.
Interview Details 3 round of Technical interview and one round of HR. Depends on with Technology they are hiring. All Applications are ASP and Oracle. But if you have the base skill that is sufficient
Interview Question – From the Basic Skill of programming to Advance level of interview Questions. But not too much of complected question. Just checking your skill on the technology.. Answer Question
Software Development Advisor Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Dell in October 2010.
Interview Details Interview process was pleasant. Interviewers were straightforward with keenness for hiring. Did not find snobbery I have seen somewhere else. More emphasis on competency based interview. Not stretched over million rounds. Quick and decisive. Loved the process
Interview Question – What are you expecting Dell to offer you? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Ask for the grade. IF you are 6+ and have done decently in the interview, you should expect a IG grade
Program Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Dell.
Interview Details The first round was a Telephonic round with Functional Manager in US which was more about past profile and what I would bring to table.
It was then followed by an F2F with the Hiring Manager, which was more behavioural and expectations related.
The final one was with HRG.
It was a pleasant experience and quick!
Negotiation Details – No, It wasnt open for negotiation
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