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Updated 11 Oct 2014
Updated 11 Oct 2014
147 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Professional Services, Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Informatica.

    Interview Details

    There was an aptitude test which consisted of two sections:
    1. Logical section
    2. Basic CS

    The logical section was simple, but the CS section was a little bit difficult. It mainly consisted questions related to OS, Networking, Java and algorithms.

    After clearing this round we had 5 rounds of interview. 3 technical, 1 managerial and 1 HR.

    The technical rounds mainly consisted of questions of OS(Unix scripting), DBMS(basic/complex queries), PL/SQL, Data warehousing, programs and puzzles.

    The managerial round mainly consisted of questions related to HR and also puzzles.

    Each round was an elimination round.

    Interview Questions
    • Read records from a .txt file and update the records in database using PL/SQL or Java   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviews rounds are typical of any product company comprising of domain knowledge, analytical thinking, problem solving, technical skills, soft skills, cultural fitment.
    Total of 6/7 rounds: 1 Telephonic Rounds, 5 rounds in F2F followed by discussion with VP from US

    Interview Questions
    • Typical questions for a Product Manager.
      If you are coming here, please BE PREPARED
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Company has scientific calculation to salary and there is not much room for negotiation. Only room is:
    Joining bonus, RSUs.
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Informatica.

    Interview Details

    1 round objective test: 4 sections
    logical,c/c++,os,dbms
    immediatly after the test results are announced
    shortlisted students have to appear for 2nd subjective test which is a written test
    OS,shell Scripting,c program,dbms
    the selected students have to go through 2-3 technical rounds
    finally there is hr round

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Software QA Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Informatica in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    The most difficult interview i have faced so far in my career. There were 8 rounds in total,
    4 rounds of technical interview (each 1hr) and the rest 4 rounds were non-technical.
    All the 8 rounds were completed in a single day. The complete Interview process was done very professionally and the interview panelists were very patient and supportive throughout.

    Interview Questions
    • Design your own hash map. Multiple programs were asked during the technical rounds (around 5-6 pgms). They test your technical knowledge very thoroughly. Make sure you are well prepared before attempting interviews in Informatica.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Informatica in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Round 1 : telephonic (Basic java with collections questions)
    F2f : 3 rounds : Each round had one coding exercise (Java File i/o, threads, remove duplicates in a list, print fibonocci series using recursion , binary tree traversal), one design exercise ( Design a logging utility, tiny URL service architecture), SQL Join queries,

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Informatica in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had 6 rounds of technical discussion. Questions were mostly on Core Java basic concepts and data structures and design patterns. Also had HR round where the salary expectations were discussed.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    R&D Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Informatica in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    There was an aptitude test followed by Technical Test followed by Interviews.
    There were 4 Interview Rounds - 2 Technical, 1 Managerial and 1 HR.
    It was campus recruitment, so it was a one day process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Informatica in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds of written test then 4 rounds of interview . the first written test included aptitude , technical ie c and java and sql and unix questions .
    second written test included code writing, C programs , shell scripting and sql queries.
    interview focuses mainly on database related questions and puzzles. Be prepared for questions like diff btw dbms, rdbms , ordbms .

    Interview Questions
    • be prepared to think out of the box because they ll be asking quite a few puzzles for to solve   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    LEAD AUTOMATION ENGINEER Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Informatica in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    After initial screening by HR, was called for interview @ Hyderabad office. After going to office found the profile to be little different than the one communicated by HR. There were a couple of technical rounds on Java, puzzles, SQL, Test automation, etc...

    After clearing technical rounds, had a manager round and a HR round. Both were difficult that expected.

    Offer was released after HR round and subsequent approvals.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you automate the build process in such a way that it install the application and executes sanity tests against the installed application ?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No scope for negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Informatica in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I gave two written test than they called for two technical f2f rounds and HR round only if I clear first two technical rounds.
    As per them, I cleared two technical rounds and they asked me to wait in a meeting room for HR round. I waited for 10-15 minutes then they said "HR Manager is busy in meeting. We will call you". I wrote emails, called them and no response, completely unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions: convert BST to doubly linked list. Given 2D array of intergers, you can only traverse down and diagonally, find the maximum sum.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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