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2x 1 hour phone calls and a 4hour Webex call Low level technical questions for 1st line support. Then higher level tech questions in next interview. A lot more getting to know about the company too.

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Got a phone call and needed to explain my process of implementing data structure. Little algorithm knowledge needed. No personal questions or tests of university's knowledge. Worked on a text editor so no test checking either.

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Pretty solid interviews, 1 round of phone screen and 1 final onsite round. Use any language that you like and that's it. The interviews are friendly and answer most questions that you have.

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  • Coding questions: basic implementations and debugging by eyes.
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1 hour phone interview with 2 traders. Questions were on game theory and were quite creative. No direct algorithmic solution feasible, approximations and exploration required. Interviewer may give guidance to ensure you are on the right track.

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recruiter got back to me after a few weeks of applying for first round take home case study. second round was logic questions and market sizing conducted by a recent hire from the internship program that you're applying for

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1st round phone interview, around 30 minutes. 4 questions, first was a brain teaser, 2nd and 3rd questions were on probability and expected values. Last question was about independece of events.

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It was a very nice interview - they don't make you run your code and they're much more interested in your thought process. I think it was the ideal coding interview

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  • They gave me a programming question with multiple parts that got harder and harder
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First round is a ~20 min phone call with a trader, asking basic math and probability questions. They are more concerned with your way of thinking rather than the answer itself. Think out loud and don't go silent!!

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  • Lowest integer for which the product of the digits is n.
  • Probability of getting atleast one head in 4 and 9 coin tosses
  • Simple inclusion exclusion question about the probability of raining on atleast one day on the weekend.
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They delivered a phone interview to ask me several basic probability questions and strategic games and there will be a total of four interviews contain different levels of probability questions.

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A phone call, about 40 mins long, there was no formalities only vet technical questions. Around about 4 questions, with extensions to them if you completed them quickly. You were expected to talk through your thought process and methods for solving these questions.

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3 phone interviews, then final round. They asked multiple probability and math questions, with a focus on problem solving. The interviewer prodded me in the right direction a couple times when I made small mistakes.

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