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Principal Scientist - Text Mining was asked...7 April 2010

there really were none.

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they seemed ot want to hear what I had ot say about my past assignments and relevance to the opening. i think they were not impressed. Less



career goals

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leadership opportunties


Various low level questions about SQL, probability theory, Python. Practical application of knowledge - this is a business problem we had, how would you design a solution? etc.

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After 10+ years as a working data scientist, I was not expecting a basic statistics final exam, nor questions regarding experience regarding the deployment of models into hosted environments. Less

Hello, Have you heard back from them after the on-site interview? If you did, how long have you been waiting? Less

Twentieth Century Studios

Guy 1: (simple Bayes theorem question).

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Correct answer.


What's your salary requirements? I always avoid answering this

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I always avoid answering this


1) Coding Challenge. Typical Hackrank questions 2) Data Munging problem 3) Prediction Problem

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Hello, Could you tell me what is the typical Hackrank question ? Is it like dynamic / greedy programming ? Do you think it is hard compared to other Hackrank problems ? Less

Capital One

Case study: How will you allocate resources in a call center? What do we learn from demand and supply? Will go after precission or Recall for such a case as a check on your model?

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The take home project was about predicting fraud in credit card transaction data set. Less

Capital One

Describe how do you use CNN as your project? How difficult it is to explain the feature importance in deep neural networks.

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What are the Shapley values?

Capital One

Big emphasis on machine learning

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What was your role play topic? flight delay ? or it has changed lately ?

Eli Lilly and Company

Tell me about yourself and your research background

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I just filled this out because I have to. I had a highly technical interview. My area of expertise is very niche, and I don't want to reveal to the interviewers about myself. Less

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