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Updated 25 Jan 2015
Updated 25 Jan 2015
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    Senior Developer Engineer C++ Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at Salesforce in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    written test on C++ 45min:
      1> write program to calculate power(x,n) in log(n) time
      2> write program to mirror the binary tree.
      3> write program to find wrong no of "(()" parenthesis in expression "((B+a)"
             give error for "((A))" - for unnecessary brackets
      4> 10 c++ objective type questions - easy

    technical interview F2F - situation based question in multi threaded environment, client server scenario.
     possible failure cases in sharing data between server and multiple clients.(producer consumer problem)

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Member of Technical Staff (Software Engineer) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There were two technical interviews where the focus was on coding problems. There were couple of questions for test also. The questions asked were : Given a Y linked list , find the merging point. Find if a binary tree is balanced or not.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Summer Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Salesforce in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    They started of with written exam on your coding-aptitude, then a long long algorithm finding question, followed by a group discussion on existing technologies followed by one on one technical cum personal interview. i was rejected after final interviews.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer Internship Interview

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

    interviewed at Salesforce in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Coding test which was online and lasted for about 1 hour!!

    Interview Questions
    • write a program for height of a binary tree using arrays!!   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Product Support Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Salesforce in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Salesforce.com is acknowledged as one of the best companies to currently work for at Hyderabad due to their compensation and culture.

    Interview was set-up through a recruitment firm who did the initial application through an online form (wufoo), the company was prompt in getting back (2 days) and scheduling an interview at a convenient time (late-afternoon).

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer In Test Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Salesforce in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview :
    1. Shallow copy deep copy
    2. Serialization
    3. Types of Thread synchronization
    4. Hash Table n hash colision resolution techniques
    5. Puzzle-join 4 dots using three lines

    1:1 interview
    1. Puzzle- Find minimum floor from which a tt ball will break, if there are 100 floor and 2 tt balls
    2. In memory cache -design, problem an solutions
    3. Find one/twomissing number in 1-n numbers

    Online coding test -2 hours
    1. Can browse net
    2. Was given airlines portal sstem with api, write client code that uses api and write some code to add more exception scenarios, errors, scalable situations and race conditions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    IT Analyst : One of the Best Interview Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Salesforce in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    All rounds where Telephonic and one was video conferencing
    1. HR will and will ask and check the basic requirement
    2. Technical Call , The Manager will call you and will check your skill set and Flexibility
    3 Technical Call 2, The Senior Manager will call check for further skill assessment and cultural Fit
    4. Director will call and will take the final round
    5. I was lucky i must say because I got an opportunity to talk to the CIO of the company for my final round as in most of the rounds I received positive feedback.
    6. One Video Conferencing round would also be there over skype

    Overall they look for , How interested the candidate is , his flexibility and cultural fit. It was a awesome experience and one of the best and dream company to work for. Being a product based company the salary would very good and you will not be able to say NO :)

    However the company is still developing in India and due to lot of management changes sometime they dissolve the team and ask there employees to leave by giving some compensation. Job stability and security is a Issue there . I am one of the person who has witnessed this and also faced this , it took pretty long time for me to take up a new job :( and I had a lot of commitments and responsibilities to fulfill

    Negotiation Details
    They will offer a good salary no need to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 12+ monthsinterviewed at Salesforce in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied for the company , 5 telephonic interviews , 2 in person after that

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Salesforce in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    First I had a face to face interview and then followed by a telephonic interview with the APAC marketing VP based in Singapore. The interview process was short and crispt and they did not delay in letting me know.

    Negotiation Details
    The only drawback was that I was offered a much lower salary package than industry standards, and I could not negotiate this further and hence accepted.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Software Development Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Salesforce.

    Interview Details

    The overall process took around 1 month to complete. I had a referral from a friend and they contacted me about a week after I applied. The interview process itself took about 2 weeks and consisted of 2 45-minute interviews which were a mix of both behavioral and technical questions. Specifically the first interviewer asked me about relevant experience on my resume, asked an algorithm question, asked 2 behavioral 'give me a time when...' questions, then asked me what about the company I was interested in. The second interviewer asked me 1 behavioral question, 2 algorithm/technical questions, and asked what kind of work I wanted to do.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical Question: Given a deck of unshuffled cards, how would you go about shuffling the cards and what was the Big-O complexity.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate considering the salary was very competitive.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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