Symantec Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 18, 2014
Updated Aug 18, 2014
329 interviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    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
  2.  

    Senior SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Pune
    Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Application Details

    I interviewed 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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    Principal SQA Engineer Interview

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

    I interviewed 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 Employee  in  Chennai
    Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Application Details

    I interviewed 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
  6.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

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

    I interviewed 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 interviewed 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
  8.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Pune
    Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Application Details

    interviewed at Symantec in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were 3 rounds total.
    Round 1-Telephonic
    In this they asked basics of android.
    Round 2-Practical Implementation
    I was asked to program a task in android for 2-2.5 hrs
    Round 3-Managerial Round
    1 datastructure question was asked
    1 GCM question was asked

    Interview Questions
    • How to find the intersected node of two linked list?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    SQA Engineer Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Good.. 3 technical rounds happened. Mostly Java questions and selenium questions for technical round. Manual testing questions were less and agile testing is necessary. Good in java and selenium should be fine for the interview process

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Symantec in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initially telephonic interview, then FTF of two rounds.
    Took almost 2 weeks for offer.
    I have joined as fresher. So basic questions about OOPS concepts, Java and some questions to test problem solving skills.

    Interview Questions
    • Almost all the questions are answerable. not that difficult.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate SQA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I'm just donw qith first round... not sure what will be result..

    1st round: written technical round:

    Network related questions like difference between various protocol..
    difference between IPAddress and Mac address
    Testing related questions like, what is regression testing, whitebox, black box and grey box tesitng
    along with that one scenario, based on that need to write test cases
    SQL queries
    Simple 2 programs , one file io program just to read line from file and another to remove duplicates number from array (any language is fine)

    If you guys wils find it easier to crack 1st round :)
    All d best

    Negotiation Details
    NA
    Accepted Offer

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