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FactSet Interview Questions

Interviews at FactSet

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    The interview was broken down into three sections with three different interviewers. Overall the interview process was professional and was interesting. Afterwards there is a fourth "section" where you eat lunch with current employees and can ask them questions about the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Given a matrix calculate the path that yields the maximum value.   Answer Question
    • How would you design a program for a given sport (ex. baseball)   Answer Question
    • If you were to design a social media site how would you do it?   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    First interview was a technical coding interview. You log onto a site where the interviewer and you are seeing the same code. You will be on a phone call with the interviewer while you are solving the problem. You can code in whatever you are proficient in.

    Interview Questions

    • Solve a coding challenge similar to the "ice cream parlor" problem.   Answer Question
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    Entry Level Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at FactSet in November 2019.

    Interview

    I applied through wayup job listing. The first call was very quick it was just a type of introduction HR interview and the next day I got hackerrank assessment. The hackerrank assessment was pretty hard. I was given 75 mins to 2 big problems which were very hard and 2 were multiple-choice questions.

    Interview Questions

    • 1) Problem-solving which includes pattern matching.
      2) Greedy algorithm two dimensions array question of hard level which was impossible to complete in 75 mins
      3) Finding complexity ( Multiple choose question )
      4) HashMap easy ( Multiple choose question )

      I all most did all the question and I got rejected. I don't know on what criteria they rejected me.   3 Answers

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (New York, NY (US)) in November 2019.

    Interview

    I Interviewed On-campus and was asked basic cs concepts, I then got an email from a recruiter asking to talk. She then scheduled and on-site Interview for the new york office

    Interview Questions


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    Client Solutions Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at FactSet (Norwalk, CT (US)) in November 2019.

    Interview

    1 on university campus interview, this is more informal and largely a test of personality, and 1 on campus super day, this is more technical and allows the company to showcase everything they have to offer

    Interview Questions

    • Why Factset/why this industry   1 Answer

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    Client Solutions Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (Boston, MA (US)) in October 2019.

    Interview

    First round interview was behavioral and wanted to gauge your interest in the company. Second round is a super day consisting of four thirty minute interviews back to back to back to back.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you explain the stock market to your grandmother?   Answer Question

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    Global Solutions Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (Philadelphia, PA (US)) in October 2019.

    Interview

    Selected through campus career site for an on campus interview. In the interview they asked a lot of behavioral questions. IN this interview they asked what location I would want to work at. Then did a super day type interview in Chicago.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    I was referred to FactSet by a peer from college. I was contacted for a coding interview where they asked me core questions about Java. Though I was not contacted for a follow up interview I was told that you go into the office for a day of programming questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the difference between an ArrayList and a LinkedList?   Answer Question

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview

    First, there is a first-round phone interview. This is primarily technical and includes a coding question on the computer. Next, there is a second-round that lasts all day and is in person at an office. There are several technical and behavioral interviews with different employees.

    Interview Questions

    • Given a set of plane tickets, each describing a one way trip from one city to another, how would you reconstruct the total flight path? What is the time and space complexity?   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Norwalk, CT (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (Norwalk, CT (US)) in August 2019.

    Interview

    The process was fast and easy.
    There was a phone call and after that, was called for the onsite interview. In onsite, there was a demo and 3 technical rounds. Then was taken out for lunch and 2 HR rounds. Everyone was super nice and helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone call:
      1. Explain polymorphism.
      2. Explain inheritance.
      3. Sum of 2 numbers in an array must be the target value

      Onsite:
      1. Linked list code review.
      2. Palindrome of a string.
      3. Longest palindrome in a string.
      4. Design monopoly   Answer Question

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