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Barclays Capital Assistant Vice President, IT Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2014
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Assistant Vice President, IT Interview

Assistant Vice President, IT
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

Interview Details – Hiring is an ad-hoc process at barclays at least below VP levels. It depends on which group you interview into. You can expect strong coding questions as well as business questions. Depends on what you wrote in your resume.

Interview Question – this is not a difficult question but: Level order traversal of tree was asked.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – you should negotiate... definitely... better if you have competing offers...competing offers are easy to match and/or beat for them but they might not negotiate easily without that.


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Very Easy Interview

Assistant Vice President IT Interview

Assistant Vice President IT
Jersey City, NJ

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in January 2011.

Interview Details – easy and a cake walk for any individual with minimum of knoeledge. ANyone taking your interview is below average.

Interview Question – Most difficult question: Explain embedded question lemma   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – tedious


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Average Interview

Assistant Vice President, IT Interview

Assistant Vice President, IT
New York, NY

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2009.

Interview Details – 3 rounds interview. In first round of interview, first meet with hiring manager. Then following with 2 technical interview. Each one take around 1 hour. After that, wait one week for second round interview. Then continue with one technical interview and one personality interview. After that, wait another week for 3rd round interview. Still come with one technical interview and one personality interview.

Interview Question – What's your weakness?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – done by recruiter.


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Difficult Interview

Assistant Vice President - IT Interview

Assistant Vice President - IT

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in May 2011.

Interview Details – They expect you to be the best subject matter expert. For a developer, you will be asked textbook concepts plus some critical thinking. Don't worry, you won't use them once you're in.

Interview Question – When do you use indexing?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Assistant Vice President - IT Interview

Assistant Vice President - IT
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in September 2010.

Interview Details – The process is fast as it takes only a day. Met the peer, hiring manager and also the hiring manager boss on the same day

Interview Question – Nothing difficult if you are a technical person   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They offered a good package, hence no negotiations is required


Accepted Offer

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Assistant Vice President - IT Interview

Assistant Vice President - IT

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – 2 face to face meeting, very little questions asked
a few brain teaser to solve

Interview Question – none   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – none


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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Assistant Vice President, IT Interview

Assistant Vice President, IT

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – Interview, then notified of offer within 2 to 3 weeks

Interview Question – Write a function for figuring out whether or not a number is prime.   Answer Question

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