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  • Mississauga, Canada
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Public
  • Telecommunications Services
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)


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8 Dec 2022 - Ms fault management Engineer in Pune
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Good to enhance skill,helping nature of peoples, Good management,


To enhance skill,helping nature of peoples, management working nice
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Applied online28%
Recruitment Agency13%

  1. Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Indonesia
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Optiva (Indonesia)


    The interview process was very strange. You basically need to be referred. Once I got called by accident because they thought I got referred. The hiring HR was annoyed by the fact that I didn't get referred. The interviewer asked me again about that thing. Basically you waste your time here if you are nobody. Maybe it's scam since they announce the job opportunities publicly, but looking for someone internally. The process was also quite out-to-date. They ghosted me for3-4 months before contacting me again. They didn't even use some tools like Calendly to arrange the meeting. To add insult to injury, your role will not match what they described in the job description because it will be decided before you join. Your final role could be janitor even though you apply as software engineer.

    The questions are very broad. it's basically taking exam for college. They asked anything from networking stuff, textbook software development things, devops/infra things. I think it's scam because they basically want 3-4 roles (network engineer, software engineer, DevOps engineer) for 1 role. Not to mention that it is for senior role where textbook questions will not do you any good. Experiences matter.

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