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Baidu Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 5, 2014
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Internship About Research Interview

Internship About Research

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Baidu.

Interview Details – I had one interview through skype several days before.
This position was about research internship.
They processed the resumes very quickly, at most two weeks.
Most questions were about my research experience. Their questions were very detailed, such as your motivation for this work, similar works, your tools to solve the problem, the data scales and so on.

Interview Question – They asked several details about the tools which I used.   Answer Question

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Intern Software Engineer Interview

Intern Software Engineer

Interviewed at Baidu

Interview Details – 2 rounds of phone interview, no on site

Interview Question – question about big data, and one applied question about counting sort   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied online - interviewed at Baidu in March 2011.

Interview Details – Submit resume online, then had a written test on campus with a lot of classmates. The written test was about basic knowledge about computer science, not very hard. About one to two weeks later, got interviews onsite. There were two technical interviews, plus one hr interview. Each interview lasted one hour. After the hr interview, they said I got the offer.

Interview Question – Not very hard, but needs dynamic programming in one problem.
I failed to answer virtual table related question.
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Reason for Declining – Time conflict

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Operation Engineer Interview

Operation Engineer

Interviewed at Baidu

Interview Details – 3 interviews is typical. During the first interview, the interviewer wants to see whether the candidate has the wanted tech stack, take Devops for example, Linux administration skilles is a must, shell scripts, network protocols and trouble shooting is also vital. If you have some other programming language experience and read some part of linux kernel, things turn easy.
IN second interview, some project questions will be asked, for instance, which is the most difficult problem you solved in your project work? or tell me some approaches you used in your project but failed, and why failed? The last interview will be something about your 'soft power', say your disposition, your team work, your career plan or ability to face different people. All the interviews are not so hard for you, come on, young man.

Interview Question – Tell me some approaches you used in your project but failed, and why failed?   View Answer

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Difficult Interview

Intern Interview

Intern
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Baidu in March 2012.

Interview Details – 3 one to one interviews in hotel, most coding and algorithms interview.

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Baidu.

Interview Details – they have asked many algorithm questions like linked list, tree, graph, sort and distributed system like hadoop, mapreduce.

Interview Question – reverse a linked list   Answer Question

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Difficult Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Baidu in October 2010.

Interview Details – campus recruitment with 1 paper-test and 3-round on-site interview

Interview Question – design a system   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation needed

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Accepted Offer

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Senior Product Marketing Manager Interview

Senior Product Marketing Manager
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Baidu.

Interview Details – 3 rounds of interview with HR, then line manager, and then skip level manager. I've been asked for some very junior questions and then interviewer start to introduce company culture to me.

Interview Question – What's the successful factor of Sina Weibo ( the twitter clone)   Answer Question

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Difficult Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Baidu in January 2011.

Interview Details – Reivew the basic info, -> , examination -> face-to-face talking -> decision

Interview Question – The basic C struct in high-performance program is the most important. Most of the question come from the book about data structure and algorithm.   View Answer

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Average Interview

Human Resources Specialist Interview

Human Resources Specialist
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Baidu in January 2011.

Interview Details – first is telephone interview, they would ask a few easy questions. then on-site interview, talking about the job and what this position's responsibility is.

Interview Question – How do you think of what a specialist of human resources should do?   Answer Question

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