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Epic Systems Corporation Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 12 Nov 2014
Updated 12 Nov 2014
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Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Epic Systems Corporation.

Interview Details

I submitted an online application via their website, provided info about my experience, education, test scores etc. After this, I had an initial phone interview with basic questions about my interests, background, etc. I was asked to take a personality test and an online skills assessment test with analytical/math/problem solving components, and this was then followed up by a writing skills test. The tests were fairly time consuming, but not particularly difficult. Shortly after completing the tests, I was flown to Madison for a day of in-person interviews which included general info sessions, meetings with people in implementation and HR, a brief case related to project management, and a short presentation I had to give to a panel of three people (i was given advance notice to prepare my presentation). About a week after my interview, I received an offer. The in-person interview day also included a lot of info about working at Epic, chances to ask questions, etc. I think they were pretty honest about the job requirements during the process (i.e. requiring a lot of travel, number of hours per week and so on).

I marked the interview process as difficult on here because it's pretty intensive/time consuming, but I wouldn't necessarily call it challenging beyond that. I ended up declining my offer, but from what I've heard Epic hires relatively young/inexperienced people and gives them the chance to take on a lot of responsibility, so they're probably pretty serious about getting a sense of fit before hiring. They do a good job showing you around and answering questions, too, so it goes both ways.

Interview Questions
  • Nothing truly unexpected, skills assessment could be challenging if you're not strong in math, presentation could be unnerving if you're not used to presenting, but I didn't have too many problems with either.   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

I'm not originally from the U.S. and chose to return to my home country.

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Epic Systems Corporation

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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The first step is taking online assesements. There is one that is purely behavioral and the other is divided into four parts. One tests speed, another English, Math skills and finally one tests how quickly you learn new concepts. Then there is a phone interview that is pretty easy. They just ask some behavioral questions.
    The second interview is in person and at the company headquarters. That is all day. You go through different interviews with different people. Have to answer how you would solve problems in a specific case study and have to give a ten minute presentation on a topic of your choice.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Epic Systems Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview was easy and basic. However, instead of an HR rep, it was someone who had the position I was applying for. He was NOT helpful in the slightest, all of my questions went unanswered because he wasn't "privy" to any HR information. They also focus a lot on GPA. The tests that they give you were unnecessarily difficult, and very creepily proctored. They stopped my test multiple times because my dog was making noise and they wanted to be sure no one was in the room helping me cheat. Seriously though, those tests were INSANELY stressful. Binary, and software coding questions even though I was not applying for nor have I had ANY experience in software engineering. Very intense, very stressful.

    Interview Questions
    • If an apple is 40 cents and a orange is 60 cents and a banana is 80 cents, how much would a pear cost?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    After submitting my resume I took a personality test and a different exam and a phone interview. I would recommend taking a basic programming class for the exam because I found it difficult without any programming experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online, was contacted a few days later to schedule a phone interview, and non-technical assessment, and to take a Rembrant personality test. Non technical assessment was done via monitoring software, and contained 4 parts, evaluated on speed and accuracy. Phone interview was 30 minutes in length and relatively informal.

    Interview Questions
    • A man has just finished painting his house and needs something. He goes to a hardware store and asks for help in finding what he needs. The clerk shows him where the objects are and tells him that they cost $1 each. The man says: "I'm taking 600, so here's $3." What did he buy?   View Answers (2)
    Reasons for Declining

    Had better offers

    Declined Offer
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Epic Systems Corporation.

    Interview Details

    The whole interview process was very extensive. Took the test that they require everyone to do. Don't worry too much about the Programmer part, it is crazy difficult. The test has four sections total. Give it your best shot. After the test, I had a phone interview with someone in HR. Very basic interview questions, nothing too crazy. I was given the chance to fly to Madison for an onsite interview. Very long day, you talk to several different people. Didn't get the position but would consider reapplying to their company

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Epic Systems Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Applied via website. You receive a general notification advising that your resume had been received and being reviewed. Received an email in a couple days requesting to set up and schedule a phone interview. Phone interview is scheduled and coordinated via email. Had a phone interview where I talked to a current project manager. We went over my background and I was asked why I was interested in the position and what I new about Epic. The interviewer then gave an overview of the position. Next you schedule the Epic examination. Wait about 2 weeks after test results to be contacted for on-site interview

    Interview Questions
    • Questions
      All questions from the phone interview were relatively straightforward
        Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Epic Systems Corporation in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Swift response requesting a telephone interview. Recruiter asked me to go over my resume/background. They asked why I chose my major, why I wanted to work for epic and where I saw myself in five years. Then they asked if I had questions. I asked this person what the greatest challenge was facing this role. They responded that there are no room for errors. I also asked what they liked best about working for epic. They said they liked the people they worked with. I was asked to complete an online proctored non technical skills assessment. This took about an hour and half. There was a timed speed section, grammar/logic, math, and a programming section. Independently of the skills section is a Rembrandt personality profile that must be completed online as well. After these were completed I was told I would hear back within 2 weeks. One week later I received an email from a recruiter stating they were considering other candidates.

    Interview Questions
    • The skills assessment was full of brain teasers. Many memorable examples are already listed on glass door.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Epic Human Resources emailed me and asked to set up a phone interview. Additionally they mentioned I complete a skills assessment. I did not complete the skills assessment until after the phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Project Manager/Implementation Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Epic Systems Corporation.

    Interview Details

    I applied via the Epic website, received an email to set up a phone interview a couple of days later. The phone interview was pretty informal, spoke with a current Project Manager about my resume and was given a chance to ask questions about the role. Follow-up for an on-site interview was a few days later. At the on-site interview, in the morning the candidate group was given a company overview and software demonstration, then we sat down with a current Project Manager to hear more about the role and ask questions. After that we interviewed 1 on 1 with a Project Manager, which entailed typical interview questions (i.e., difficult coworker, working on teams, etc.). Then we had to give a short 10-minute presentation on the topic of our choice (no powerpoint) to 3-4 Epic employees. After this was a case study interview, where we were given 10 minutes to read through a healthcare scenario and were then asked questions about resolving issues from the case. Finally, we had the HR interview (notable questions: What are your 5 greatest weaknesses, what are misconceptions people have about you upon first meeting you), and lunch/facilities tour and the day was over.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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