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Sky Betting & Gaming Interview Questions

Updated 9 Dec 2017
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    Contract Back-end Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sheffield, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Sheffield, England) in March 2015.

    Interview

    One hour interview with tech lead and engineering manager, following phone screening by a recruitment agency. Talked through my CV, the (greenfield) project I was being hired for, and some agile/cultural and tech questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Showed me a canonical MVC diagram of a web app and asked me to talk through potential attack vectors in each part of the architecture and how to defend against them.   1 Answer

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    Test Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sheffield, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Sheffield, England) in November 2017.

    Interview

    I was referred by a friend. Was contacted by a member of the HR department who was very helpful and friendly. The interview itself was with two people, one DevOps engineer and one Test Engineer (I was effectively being interviewed for two roles in order to find the one that suited me the most).

    Interview Questions

    • How I would go about testing a simple web page form (the example used was setting up a email address where you type in the email you want and the password and password confirmation).   Answer Question

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    Art Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online, quick telephone call and then called in for an assessment Center. Group exercise and then an interview with competency questions which was 1-1. Was told I would find out the next day if I was successful.

    Interview Questions


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    Account Resolution Team Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England).

    Interview

    Applied online using a standard application form
    Was called for a telephone screening where the role was discussed in more detail
    Was invited to an assessment centre
    Called 2 days later to have been offered the job

    Interview Questions


  6.  

    Commercial Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Quick and simple online application followed by telephone/video interview and assessment day at head office in Leeds. The staff overseeing the application process from application through to offer were extremely friendly, attentive and helpful throughout, giving personal phone numbers in the event that applicants needed to ask any questions or had any concerns throughout the recruitment process.

    Interview Questions

    • General competency based questions and focus on how to make betting and gaming better.   Answer Question

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    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (London, England) in May 2017.

    Interview

    - Phone Interview; Asking about yourself and why you applied for the programme.
    - Face to Face Interview; Assessing your skill set and asking for examples of when you worked in a team, demonstrated organisation and more.
    - Asessment Day Interview; The interview by two of the departmental staff. This focuses more on demonstrating key skills such as teamwork, solving disputes, achieving goals over a long period of time.

    Interview Questions

    • Give an example of a project that took a long time to complete, and tell us how you organised yourself to ensure you achieved your targets.   Answer Question

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    Principal Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leeds, England
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Had two calls and an in-person interview at the Leeds office. There was also a mandatory tech challenge that they requested, but it was either pass / fail without any feedback. I passed that and it continued onto the in-person phase.

    Office was nice, lots of open space, interview consisted of some deep technical questions along with soft questions.

    Interview Questions

    • - Explain the full-stack Web experience from DOM to TCP/IP and how computers are assigned IPs. -
      - How do domain names work?
      - How to create a full-stack micro-blogging solution without using off-the-shelf components? How to extend it for 50K users?
      - How to manage project deadlines along with process?   Answer Question

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    Finance Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leeds, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Various interview stages both on the phone and in person. The assessment day was by far the best I've been to. Very relaxed and offered a good variety of tasks to allow you to shine.

    Interview Questions


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    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sky Betting & Gaming (Leeds, England) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Face to face interview with two managers. Assessed for knowledge of team management and development, delivery management, Agile knowledge. Not a technical interview. All tech interviews are preceded by a tech test which can be found on Github.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you ensure the structure of your team was set up to maximise the chance of successful delivery?   Answer Question

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