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Software Developer, Internship Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
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
RF Test Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
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
Software Release Manager Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
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
Senior Software Developer Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at BlackBerry.
Interview Details – HR guy got in touch after viewing profile in linkedIn.
Software Developer Interview (Neutral Experience)
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
Embedded Software Engineering Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
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
Mechanical Designer Internship Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
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
Software Developer Interview (Neutral Experience)
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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