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Updated Jul 9, 2014

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Software Developer, Internship Interview

Software Developer, Internship

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – Initial communications began at the university careers fair, followed up with a phone call from Blackberry in Bellevue, WA. Interview was scheduled in the following week, for a summer internship position that would begin a few months after the screening process. There were also the usual series of background checks, but those were carried out after the interview process ended.

Interview Question – Immediately write code with a sharpie without any points for reference, timed under 5 minutes. There was a simple scenario given, but it did not matter that much in reality.   Answer Question

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RF Test Associate Interview

RF Test Associate

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – Applied online through the careers website. Got a call after 3+ weeks.

Interview Question – Do you have any experience with C?   Answer Question

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Software Release Manager Interview

Software Release Manager
Irving, TX

I applied online - interviewed at BlackBerry in March 2011.

Interview Details – HR interview, general questions about current position, salary, willing to be relocated
Technical interview including verbally IQ tests, QA in detail, cell phone's behavior (data), IOT

Interview Question – There was not any unexpected question. Each question was in reference to job description   Answer Question

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Senior Software Developer Interview

Senior Software Developer

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – HR guy got in touch after viewing profile in linkedIn.

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1 person found this helpful

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Software Developer Interview

Software Developer

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

Interview Details – get a phone interview first, then just discuss about your background, some stuffs in your resume, then schedule a technical interview one week later.

Interview Question – Are you farmiliar with the IOS, Blackberry OS, or Window OS?   Answer Question

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Embedded Software Engineering Intern Interview

Embedded Software Engineering Intern
Irving, TX

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at BlackBerry in April 2013.

Interview Details – Got a phone call from the HR manager & he asked about few stuffs in the resume. He scheduled a technical round on the immediate next day. A senior level engineer called me & asked questions regarding auto-interrupts, external interrupts, SPI, UART & DAC. He also asked some questions in C about linked list & structures. Asked few questions from RTOS, difference between semaphore & mutex, scheduler & stack, frame pointers.

Interview Question – Design a function that takes a structure and inserts it into a sorted linked list of structures   Answer Question

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Mechanical Designer Internship Interview

Mechanical Designer Internship
Sunrise, FL

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – The interview was based only in two questions, and the last question was to give an answer in a concept of mechanical engineering. I guess was not bad for an interview with them. Unfortunately, no answer since then (at least from the company if I was accepted or not), however, the HR said that they choose a candidate and those ones rejected received an email notifying. Email which I never received and thank I wonder to ask, if not I'll be still waiting for a response

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied online and interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – You ll have 1 Hr round and a onsite interview

Interview Question – Most difficult part was from algos   Answer Question

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Embedded Engineer Intern Interview

Embedded Engineer Intern

Interviewed at BlackBerry

Interview Details – Applied on their website, got a call to schedule and interview.

Interview Question – Difference between programming on an embedded system and a PC   Answer Question

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Software Developer Interview

Software Developer

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – Sent resume on campus job fair. Got a email notification for a 30-minutes phone interview 3 weeks after that job fair. The phone interview has nothing to do with technical problems. The interviewer first introduce the basic information of their company and their development teams. Then he just asked several questions about the resume. Then, he asked about the biggest coding project you did before.

Interview Question – How many classes have you did in your previous project?   Answer Question

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