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Symantec Interview Questions

Updated 15 Dec 2014
Updated 15 Dec 2014
361 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Automation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    Have applied through Linked-in, HR got back with telephonic Round, for Mobile Automation Testing, 1-2 testing questions were asked, all were core java and data structure OOPS concept, cleared, 2nd round of technical interview, again same OOPS and java concepts have to write code here only 1 question in terms of automation testing,
    3rd round technical again, same concepts of OOPS, JAVA , Data Structure, No question on Testing or Tools or Mobility Automation <-- Didn't really understood what they really require?

    Interview Questions
    • basic questions, How would you install application on device, How would you automate Login scenario, explain Activity Class in android app, interface vs abstract, Reverse String, Anagrams etc..   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    initially i got call from recruiter about the opening within a week attended telephonic interview which was around 1 hours. once i completed the first round i went for face to face and had manager around. overall process took around 2 weeks to get the offer letter.

    Interview Questions
    • if your manager cant solve your reported problem what will be the next step ?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    I have applied through recruiter. Got call from HR and invited me for the written aptitude test and symantec office. Test consists of questions on python, Java, database, android and operating system and some security related. There were also 3 algorithms to write.

    After Test, there 3 technical interviews which took almost 2 weeks. One from India and other two are from onsite. 4th was with Vice president.HR was done over telephone.

    Negotiation Details
    One should prepared well for negotiation. If you DON'T demand, then you WON'T get it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There was 2 technical rounds and was pretty easy. First round was technical and it was easy i did well. And second round was About day to day work.

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed 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
  7.  

    IT Applications Specialist Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Symantec in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    6 rounds of interview,2 technical round over phone,1 technical through video conference,3 managerial round from managers offshore and onsite.after I got through all these levels I was given a tentative offer.Now my offer was refused suddenly because of the company's split up.I was jobless for a month

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    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
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    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
  10.  

    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+ weekinterviewed 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
  11.  

    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

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