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Updated Jul 19, 2014
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Research Associate Interview

Research Associate

Interviewed at S&P Capital IQ

Interview Details The process was difficult and it wasnt that easy .... there were 4 rounds.... 1st was the aptitude round... + tell me about yorself.
Results of this aptitude was out in a day
then there was an hr round basic hr round.... nd mergers & acquisitions , hedge funds were asked
Then there was a technical round written on the same day ,,, that was very difficult .. it was a cat type format paper .
Last was the technical round.....

Interview Question – forward and future   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Quantitative Consultant Interview

Quantitative Consultant
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2014.

Interview Details Was contacted by recruiter, had a phone interview with hiring manager. Was called for an onsite interview in New York with four team members. good experience overall, everyone was really nice. Recruiter was very helpful throughout and got feedback.

Interview Question – Technical interview followed my small talk and behavioral questions.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Quantitative Specialist Interview

Quantitative Specialist
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

Interview Details Phone interview with HR, then 1 week later phone interview with manager.
Then 2 weeks later interview with 5 people in office.
Had to call them to find out status a few weeks later

Interview Question – What was something different that you had done on the job.   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2010.

Interview Details Hiring process is not that easy. It involves 5-6 rounds of interview here a candidate is judged on everything starting from Aptitude to the Attitude towards career progression, and towards the company. Hiring process involves One to One with the HR, followed by two written exams, and then the two rounds of interview with Operations Manager and the Group Director respectively.

Interview Question – Most difficult would be the aptitude test and one more written exam as it has lot of business awareness questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – This was my first job


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in January 2013.

Interview Details Mostly OOPs concepts are asked. Unnecessary long interviews.
1) 1st round ppt
2) Written test(DB,Algo and some random sections)
3) 2nd round 1:1 interview which last for 3 hours.
4) Almost same as second round.
5) HR round.

Interview Question – Questions are pretty much OK. Some puzzles are asked which are kind of interesting if you haven't done before.   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Product Consultant Interview

Product Consultant
Washington, DC (US)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied through a campus recruiter. The process took three weeks, and I was interviewed by two people, a product consultant and a account manager. The interviewers were very straight forward about the position description, the hiring process, and the company culture. Most of the interview was spent discussing my major and qualifications, and there were very few behavioral questions.

Interview Question – I do not come from a finance background, so the interviewers really grilled me on how my background fit into the job position.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Junior Research Associate Interview

Junior Research Associate
Bhubaneswar (Bangladesh)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

Interview Details easy written test, interview is technical - must have accounting ,financial mgt. and financial market knowledge

Reason for Declining – less salary


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Industry Analyst Interview

Industry Analyst
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in July 2010.

Interview Details A 1-day written exam, doing analysis on a company and writing a short stock report. They provide an industry survey, economic data, and most recent 10-Ks and 10-Qs. After passing the exam, the candidate goes through a series of interviews, usually 4 or 5 interviewers. The offer is usually given in 2 weeks.

Interview Question – Can you cover 30 companies?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Summer Software Developer Intern Interview

Summer Software Developer Intern
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took 6 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2014.

Interview Details The application was online and it took about about 6 months before I got an email to schedule a telephonic interview. Because it took so long, I had actually forgotten I had applied to this position. The manager who called me was a great conversationalist and asked great questions but was not knowledgeable about programming subjects.

Interview Question – What do you know about S&P Capital IQ?
Explain in detail the process of software development.
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

Interview Details 3 Rounds of Interview: 2 Technical & 1 HR.. First round comprised of resume based questions and couple of small algorithm based ones.. Second round was completely on Algorithms

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