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Updated Apr 18, 2014
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Associate Systems Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Calcutta

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at IBM in January 2010.

Interview Details applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at IBM in February 2010.

Interview Details associate system engg

Interview Question – what is the career challenge

Interview Question – applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at IBM in February 2010.

Interview Details associate system engg

Interview Question – what is the career challenge
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Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bangalore

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 months - interviewed at IBM in February 2010.

Interview Details one manager ,one hr

Interview Question – what is the career challenge   View Answer

Reason for Declining – got another offer

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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Chennai

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IBM in January 2014.

Interview Details 2 Telephonic, 1 Technical

Interview Question – Asked about Weblogic Servers (In Depth)   Answer Question

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Software Developer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bangalore

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at IBM in March 2014.

Interview Details 1st Round – Online Coding
1. Contiguous elements in an array whose sum is k.
2. Convert sorted array to binary search tree
2nd Round – Telephonic
1. Given an array of characters, find the longest continuous non-repeating sequence of characters. Algo + Code
3rd Round – Technical round
1. Find the mirror image of a binary tree. Algo + Code
2. Given a string, find the largest repetitive sequence. Algo + Code
4th Round – Manager Round
Asked dilemma situation. Any process development work, work experience and all.

Interview Question – Asked dilemma situation   Answer Question

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Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Bangalore

I interviewed at IBM in September 2010.

Interview Details Very Professional . Great People .

Interview Question – Challenging situations u faced & what behavior/ competency u demonstrated   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Enjoying . team was flexible & understood my needs & worked out solutions accordingly

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Associate Systems Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at IBM

Interview Details I was hired during the on-campus drive in last year of college.The interview process was very easy but they postponed the joining date by 6 months with no proper notice.

Interview Question – general behaviour questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no use negotiating

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Human Resources Business Partner Interview

Anonymous Employee
Bangalore

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at IBM in May 2010.

Interview Details 2 rounds of interview, back gorund check

Interview Question – What does an HR professional need to always maintain irrespective of role/ company   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No I didn't consider negotiation

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Accepted Offer

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Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer
Pune

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at IBM in March 2011.

Interview Details One to one meeting, GD for technical topic and short docs preparation

Interview Question – Short docs preparation that was not as interview process.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Bonus

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Technical Lead Interview

Technical Lead
Hyderābād

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at IBM in September 2013.

Interview Details Hiring process is good and easy.

Interview Question – No such Different Question ,...   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Sse Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details telephonic and manager round

Interview Question – Real time experience questions   Answer Question

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