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Updated 25 Nov 2014
Updated 25 Nov 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I interviewed for a business analyst role in Cambridge. The people I met seemed friendly and chatty at first, but the offices were pretty awful for a company turning over several £billion. There was no reception, just buzz to be let in. Then you seemed to walk straight into a kitchen. Very bizzare.

    Anyway, the interview lasted around 3 hours, involving several problem solving questions and a presentation. The people who interviewed me seemed to get annoyed rather quickly when I asked further questions. And seemed eager to leave. Decided within the first 10 min that I would turn down any offer as I wouldn't like to work with the people there. Other regional offices may have been better.

    Interview process:

    1. Problem solving. A probability problem invovling the roling of a die. Roll a 1,2, or 3 you get nothing, roll a 4 or 5 you get £1, roll a 6 you get £2 and another roll. They required you to calculate the expected value of the game.

    2. Problem solving. You had 50 min. to solve a problem using their software. You are given a software package that was several years out of date and ask to solve a client problem. Apparenlty there was no "right" answer. They seemed more interesed in the "report" you wrote at the end than your solution to the problem.

    3. A presentation. You must give a 10-15 min presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • Find a solution to a software problem, write an email response to a client.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  2.  

    Technical Support/Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at SunGard in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Common phone interview and on-site interview questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to be a technical support?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Accept a better offer from a consulting firm

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SunGard in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apart of technical questions be prepared for aptitude questions as well.

    Interview Questions
    • Train A
      70 km/h
      9.30 AM

      Train B
      50 km/h
      10.00 AM

      Total Distance between Pole A and Pole B is 1000 kms
      When both trains will clash with eachother ?
        Answer Question
    • Write a program to find prime numbers between 1 to 100000.

      primes = []
      for x in range(1,100000):
          for y in range (2, x-1):
              if x % y == 0:
                  break
          else:
              primes.append(x)
      print "Prime Numbers: ", primes

          NOW OPTIMIZE IT. (Yeilling)
        View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at SunGard in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was pushed in by a recruiter. Had a 1:1 interview with the recruiter first, and then had an 1:1 interview with one of the hiring managers. Work place is nice, a lot of empty desks, though. Was asked a lot of behaviour questions, but no "what's your long term/short term goal?". Then, took two quizes, one programming, one brain test. Overall, it took about 2 hours.

    Interview Questions
    • What type of job you don't want to go to when you wake up every morning?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Miami, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Miami, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at SunGard in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    1. Call from HR asking you about current job, basic .net questions and salary aspirations.
    2. If you are able to answer basic HR questions, a second phone interview will follow with software developer manager with .net questions, scrum questions and how to resolve hypothetical problems.
    3. If you passed the phone interview then a personal interview will follow that cover more specific .net questions, scrum methodology questions, debugging techniques, write sample code algorithms to solve sample problems they have, finally you have to identify bugs in c# code and SQL queries.

    Interview Questions
    • Find logic errors in SQL store procedures   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Offer was fast, but I couldn't get more than they offered me. Also, the back ground check takes about 20 days.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at SunGard in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    It took around 30+ days so it is slow,but the internal process involves lots of discussion and authority to clear the candidate and give the final offer.

    Interview Questions
    • how did you manage the transaction setting up boundaries?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    The offer is better than average offered by the industry.you cannot negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Senior Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 5 daysinterviewed at SunGard in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview is consider a phone interview and 2 hours on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at SunGard in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    An initial Phone Interview led to a half day on site interview with a series of 5 interviews that involved potential peers, and supervisor

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you want to be in five years?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Location

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at SunGard in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    An interview can be defined as the oral test of a candidate who had applied for a post for employment or admission.

    As no one knows about his future like it one cannot know about the questions to be asked by an interviewer.

    As the field of knowledge is very vast so the field of ques­tioning is very vast. Interviewer is at a liberty to ask question from any field of knowledge.

    This is luck of the candidate if his field of knowledge coincides with that of the members of the interview board. This is the matter of fate if the replies appeal to them.

    The difference of giver and seeker makes the members of the in­terview board on the superior side as they are givers and we are seek­ers.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Computer Services Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at SunGard in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Easy interview process. Interviewed via phone screen with the recruiter and then brought in for an onsite interview. Met with a few people and the interviews were very laid back. Scheduling this took place over approximately 2.5 weeks. 1 week later I had an offer in hand.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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