Symantec Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
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  1.  

    Android Developer/Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Symantec in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview was for an android developers position, but they really didn't / don't want someone with android as a skill. They are looking for someone with good knowledge of data structures and C. Rest they will teach. Interview was conducted as
    1. Technical Test 2. White board test 3. Online Test

    Interview Questions
    • 5 code snippets were asked apart from 25 MCQ's mainly on Data structures and 3 Subjective questions again on data structures   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Configuration Management Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Symantec in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    You can expect a written test and two technical rounds mostly on unix sides questions,unix commands,perl and shell scripting experience with problem solving.followed with 1 HR round.
    Prepare good on unix basics and have some programming experience also.

    Negotiation Details
    Negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty much technical oriented. Since it was a Unix role to questions related to it were asked. 3 rounds of technical interview and 1 managerial and 1 HR round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Engineer In Pune Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    It was a campus interview.
    They took 1 written round - mcq of operating system and computer science
    then 3 technical rounds - all problems to be coded
    then 1 hr round - to test the communication skills

    Interview Questions
    • Given a real world problem which data structure would you use.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  6.  

    Senior SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Symantec in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got initial call from HR. My job profile meet their requirements exactly. There were 3 technical rounds. 1 was taken by someone from India office on phone. 2nd round from US team. 3rd round was technical programming round.

    Interview Questions
    • Write a program which will read an excel file data and write it to xml file after doing some calculations.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got shortlisted in there written test in campus, the test consist of mainly data-structures basics, algorithm, OS etc. and then 2 technical interview and 1 HR interview were conducted in Pune office.
    1st technical interview was on basic knowledge of algorithm, OS, data-structures and 2nd on projects and programming knowledge.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Principal SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chennai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    Applied through a friend. There was 1 round of telephonic interview and 4 rounds of face to face. Interview process was smooth. Most of the questions were technical. Coding part were covered by engineers and scenarios by managers.

    Interview Questions
    • Design and implement a parking lot. Test the parking lot.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Information Security Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chennai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    It took totally 2 rounds. In the first round they asked the technical questions and i explained every thing what i know. In the second round they asked some analytical questions, but my answers are not as good as they expected

    Interview Questions
    • They asked some logical question and answered but it is not as good answer to that question   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Good OS level concepts, data structures and real-world examples, use cases to define a problem and come up with possible solutions. SQL/database and latest trend in IT domain. Written test for data structure related applications. Sometimes you may need to face a panel of interviewers.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Customer Hub Agent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied via job site. Telephonic interview was conducted.
    F2F interview was conducted in the office. Basic windows and networking questions were asked. Though they are not at all relevant to the job profile.
    Basic technical troubleshooting questions. MS Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
    Fluent communication in English is a MUST.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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