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Updated 15 Dec 2014
Updated 15 Dec 2014
502 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Got a direct call from EMC.
    The first round was a programming round basically involving sorting of Objects in java ( overriding comparators)
    Second round was technical round dealing with questions on RMI, web services, DB many to many mapping etc. Was asked to implement LinkedBlockingQueue
    Third round was architectural and Design patterns round. Given a use case what is the Design pattern you will use. ( questions were on map reduce framework, new features of java 8, observer patterns, multi threading, fork and join,)
    Fourth round was a scjp round. interviewer writes questions on a board and asks to predict the output. scjp questions on overloading, overriding, synchronized key word, finally block, abstract classes etc
    Fifth and sixth round more or less managerial rounds related Software engineering management concepts like agile , waterfall models etc .. and details on their projects
    Seventh Round HR

    Interview Questions
    • Given a directory which contains sub directories and each sub directory contains multiple log files and each log file being around 40GB, write a program that can give me the name of the log file that has a maximum number of error statements within a particular time period.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    a very good HR.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Senior Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at EMC in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    One initial telephonic technical round with a panel of 2. One face to face round with a panel of two, one technical architect and one manager. One telephonic round with a Senior manager from US. One telephonic round with a Senior Developer from US. The importance on communication was almost same as the importance on technical knowledge. 50% questions were technical whereas 50% questions were managerial.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you convince the leadership for a feature that you want to include in the application?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Little bit negotiation could be done as I was holding another offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    the interview panel will have 4 members and after that with manager and then HR we are done. total we will have 5-6 rounds of technical discussion and then finally with the manager.

    Interview Questions
    • no difficult questions all very basics and description of your previous work.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Technical Support Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    You will have easy rounds of interview, one technical & then managerial & after which HR roung, all are pretty easy, you have to have a very good knowledge of the position you have worked in past. You can be straight forward.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    1 MCQ round
    2 interview rounds-1 tech + 2 HR
    The MCQ round contained 60 questions-30 logical ,30 technical(computer concepts)
    Interview rounds mainly focused on the basic knowledge of various computer science subjects , like Networks(my project was in networks),Operating systems(not much), and a coding question on data structures(related to trees) .
    HR interview didn't take long (10-15 minutes).
    THe interviewers were nice 2 us and helped me wen I was stuck in a coding question

    Interview Questions
    • zig zag level order traversal of the tree . I did it using data structures(stacks and queues . Then I was asked to do it using normal recursion . Was stuck in the middle .   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview Details

    Campus placement. Company visited campus, Then PPT, Ojective exam (aptitude + technical), Technical interview (1 round), HR interview.

    Step1: Aptitude + Technical Exam
    Step2: Technical Interview (1 round)
    Step3: HR interview (1 round)

    Aptitude + Tchnical : Objective exam, Questions were good quality, very less time.

    Technical Interview: Questions mainly from Operating Systems, OOP concepts. (IPC, Virtual memory, paging vs segmentation, Activation record etc).

    HR interview: Just formality, regarding projects, Interests etc.

    Interview Questions
    • One Question started from Paging vs Segmentation and went up to Compaction and Buddy systems.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Campus Placement, No scope for negotiation with students.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Technical Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at EMC in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    4 rounds of interview. Aptitude, group disscussion, technical test and essay, face to face. Fairly easy in terms of difficulty in technical, aptitude and group discussion. Personal interview was rigorous and took about 40 mins.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Was asked to sign a 4 year service agreement

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Senior Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at EMC in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was invited to their campus directly from EMC HR team. Had one-to-one technical round, one telephonic-technical round from US after 2 days, one technical/managerial round in Bangalore office after 2 days of previous round. All interviewers were very nice and they made me very comfortable while answering to them. They were particularly looking for Java, Spring, Web Services candidates for their one of the project/product. HR round was telephonic and there was nothing much discussion except salary negotiations and joining date negotiations. Overall, it was nice experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing much in deep. The questions were standard for a 7 Yrs experience Java-Professional.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Initially the package was less than I had from another organization. When I shared with them, they increased my package to match against the other organization.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Technical Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview Details

    no special comments interview is on captiva inputaccel the projects and how do we configure the Input accel and einput modules. interviewer asked questions regarding the multi module deleting nodes and their parameters

    Negotiation Details
    not good
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Principal Software Quality Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at EMC.

    Interview Details

    It was a smooth process and had 5 round of interview on a same and one round of telephonic interview. Overall questions asked was good and technically sound. I was happy to answer those question. I have asked on on Storage and Virtualization technology. However interviewer were asked the intelligent questions.

    Interview Questions
    • I was surprised when i got a question how do you manage the team members.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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