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Software Development Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Google in April 2015.

Interview

Phone interview:
The Interviewer was late for 20 mins... Ask nothing on my resume.
Tow questions:
1) A string consists of ‘0’, ‘1’ and '?'. The question mark can be either '0' or '1'. Find all possible combinations for a string.
2) Give you a text file, remove duplicated lines.
    Follow up: If the file is very large, general hash map takes too much spaces, come up with a better solution.

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Other Interview Reviews for Google

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Brief introduction and creative algorithm questions designed by interviewer. In the end let me asked additional questions. Good experience and the interviewer is nice and willing to talk with you!

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Google in October 2019.

    Interview

    I was been referred in mid-September, and get an online assessment invitation about 20 days later. The online assessment consists of two code questions. Both are very easy. However, still no further information. Waiting for update.

    Interview Questions

    • Debug question, change 0 to a[0]
      Sliding window kind of question   1 Answer
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Google (Seattle, WA (US)).

    Interview

    The food was good. The campus was nice. Interviews were typical ctci questions with no real tricks. It's a standard process with a small behavioral component before the whiteboard coding begins.

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    HR interview; Tech interview; Manager interview; CEO interview. Tech interview is easy, need basic sql and python scripting skills. Hiring manager is pretty nice to me. Basically, a great experience!

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Google (Los Angeles, CA (US)) in June 2019.

    Interview

    Took an online assessment after applying online, Recruiter approached through mail after 1 week, scheduled an interview after 2 weeks, had two rounds in the interview, two phone calls of 45 mins, one was cool and easy to communicate with the other was a bit cold and serious. Got rejection mail after 1 week.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions about classes and asked me to construct a class for iterators from scratch. Had a couple of questions about distributed computing and questions about heaps and priority queues.   Answer Question

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    It was a technique phone interview. The task was not very hard, but I didn't prepare very well at that time. HR is very nice and could reply to question in time.

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Google (Boston, MA (US)) in April 2019.

    Interview

    Recruiter contacted me and had initial conversation about Google 7 their hiring process and my background. They have scheduled 45 minuet phone interview with a Engineer and questions were pretty straight forward

    Interview Questions

    • Implement Skip functionality in Iterator When ever a number that need to be skipped is present in as next element in iterator we should skip that number and fetch next   2 Answers
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Google (Chicago, IL (US)) in January 2019.

    Interview

    The process involved a phone screen, a remote technical 1:1, and then a series of onsite interviews / 1:1s. The screening was with a Google recruiter, and very relaxed. The remote 1:1 is with a fellow engineer, covering typical whiteboard algorithm problems.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about projects I'd recently worked on, and why like them.   Answer Question

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Google in January 2019.

    Interview

    The recruiter called me, asked some general questions and scheduled the phone interview.
    A very nice lady called me this morning. She asked 2 algorithm problems. If I pass the phone interview, the recruiter will schedule onsite interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • serialize and deSerialize a tree   1 Answer

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