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I.M. Systems Group
Scientific Programmer/Analyst was asked...20 February 2023

What is your favorite Linux command.

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"lo", since that means that the workday is finished.

UTHealth Houston

Linear Algebra questions Experiences in bioinformatics

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

Very specific programming questions were asked

Riverside Research

1. What salary do you want? (paraphrased)

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I said "With my background, I would like starting to be around $100k"

Immatics Biotechnologies

Relational vs non relational database, testing, refactoring, inner join...

Spire Global

General first interview questions: - Salary expectations - Current job description.

RedLine Performance Solutions

What questions do you have?

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How much programming is involved? (Answer: shell scripting, Perl and Python scripting. Not much true programming involved though reading code is required. Less

RedLine Performance Solutions

How have you handled difficult technical challenges in the past?

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1) Assess and analyze the challenge before getting into the technical details. 2) Draw on my technical knowledge of the particular and similar areas. 3) If I have a solution, implement before assessing any fallback. 4) When uncertain, ask for information or help. 5) Remember that there is a solution, possibly multiple. Less

RedLine Performance Solutions

What is your experience in similar positions?

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I referenced back to my past experience and made connections. The position is not a standard industry position, so much of the technical knowledge is unique. Less

Adaptive Biotechnologies

A standard take-home coding exercise.

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