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Updated Dec 1, 2014
Updated Dec 1, 2014
14 Interview Reviews

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Three interviews. First one has two general coding questions, listing all the prime numbers. Second one is about software design and computer network fundamentals like http, tcp protocols. There is a question like, what will happen when you click www.google.com and press enter. The third one is basically describe your project and explain your code on github.

    Interview Questions
    • For the question "when will happen when you click www.google.com and press enter", you are supposed to give a lot of details, like TCP, IP, HTTP, DNS, etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    - Submitted resume at Career Fair Event
    - Got back pretty quickly in 2 - 3 days
    - One phone call for resume discussion
    - One remote interview on Skype with Technical Lead

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at AppFolio in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very Exciting. Talk about some basic data structures. And the interivewer ask me some questions about BST tree. And use Triney tree to implement that. And also he asked me to convert a string to a number without using parserInt function in java.

    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Implementation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at AppFolio in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    This was way back and the processes have changed. My interview was phone and skype video call. None of the questions stood out. Sort of white bread and standard. I got the impression they were looking for a happy, cheerleader type of personality, so I went with it and got the job. I'm sure that's changed by now. Just be good looking, perky and laugh a lot and you'll get the job.

    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Client Account Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at AppFolio in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was reached out to via a recruiter to see if I would be interested in moving to AppFolio from my current position. I met with the CFO, toured the facility and discussed the opportunity at hand. My experience was pretty casual and I wouldn't consider it a formal review.

    Interview Questions
    • How I could contribute to this new position incorporating my past experience to apply to this very different oppotunity   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    It was a big change in positions for me from my current employer at the time and I was very happy where I was. The offer was decent and the company looked like a really fun place to work. I wasn't motivated by it to move from where I wast though.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sales Development Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at AppFolio.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was easy and was not overwhelming. I was a bit nervous going in, but when things got rolling everything was pretty smooth. No questions that were out of the ordinary and got straight to the point.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at AppFolio in November 2007.

    Interview Details

    The first interview was with the CTO, who described the general work to be done, with some talks about my background in software. The next was with a remote engineer over the phone, who asked more technical questions about my history and experience with Ruby on Rails and programming in general. After that, a one-on-one with their lead engineer who presented several programming challenges. A less formal chat with the president and CEO, then a follow-up with the CTO again.

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you leaving your current job, when you've only been there for so little time?   View Answer
    • How would you go about designing a text editor dialog that would let you hop around files easily by just typing parts of their name?   View Answer
    • How long do you think you would work for this company?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Didn't feel I fit with the company culture.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at AppFolio in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    was interviewed by two software engineers working there. one of them asked high level questions related to algorithms and web programming / networks. the other one was all about low level coding and concentrated on implementation. Each interview took about an hour or so. I was briefed about the company before the interview and was explained the nature of the work.

    Interview Questions
    • given two sorted arrays A and B A has a buffer at the end large enough to hold B. how would you merge them into a sorted array   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at AppFolio in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    It is quite a standard interview process. It emphasizes a lot on the breadth rather than the depth of knowledge in CS. All coding questions are reasonable and fair. From HR to CEO, all people there are very helpful and friendly. Their products are also very promising and starting to get a lot of revenue.

    Interview Questions
    • Various types of sorting algorithms and their complexity. Process of a URL being entered to a page rendered to users.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    This is my first offer and given the fact that this is a startup company and the pay is a bit below average.

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at AppFolio in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Overall exp was good .initially had 2 phone interviews and 2 skype interviews .then I was asked visit SB office and the interviewers were friendly and lunch was provided .

    Interview Questions
    • 2 skype interviews and 4 rounds of onsite interviews .Interview was general programming and some questions to test your aptitude .   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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