BlackBerry Interview Questions in Toronto, ON

Updated Jun 4, 2015
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    Software Developer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry (Mississauga, ON (Canada)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Two interviewers which were very nice and laid back. Asked basic questions about projects, skills, etc. Followed by technical questions from topics directly from the job posting. Know your resume and brush upon Java, C++, Databases and OS.

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    Procurement Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in September 2014.

    Interview

    No telephone interview, straight to in-person interview (seems they had a pressing need and timeline). Single interview with a Director (about 1 hour). No HR questions, just the facts related to role, my experience and how I would "fit".

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    Software Test Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Applied through Campus Recruiting and was contacted for a phone interview within a week

    Interview Questions

    • If you were trying to calculate 5*9 on the Blackberry app and the digit 9 wouldn't display how would you test to see if it was a software or hardware problem   1 Answer
    • If you were given a text box and a submit button with no other information, how would you test it   1 Answer
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    Software Developer Infrastructure 8-16 Months Coop Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in July 2013.

    Interview

    I applied and got contacted after 2-3 weeks . I had my phone interview and went pretty good . They asked me all the basics of c++ . Its been more than 2 weeks and I am still waiting for their reply .
    Hope everything work out on a good side

    Interview Questions

    • Multi Threading Questions were unexpected as I have no knowledge on this topic   Answer Question
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    Product Management: Operation Specialist Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Applied online, and phone interview. Very nice manager, talked about the job, and general behavioural questions. Conflicts, priorities, etc. Overall experience was very relaxed.

    Interview Questions

    • What qualities do you bring that other candidates don't have?   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    1 phone interview screening
    1 phone interview based on role/job (scenario based questions)
    1 in person interview hiring manager got sick and replacement did not show any interest in the interview or the process, looked very bored and talked about himself and his previous employer. Told me he got nothing he is just filling in for sick manager. I asked if I should re-schedule with the manager. He said no need you will be contacted. I was contacted with an automated email indicating my services were not required. Never again.

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview. Most questions are technical but basic. They are all about C++. For example, the difference between stack and heap, process and thread, etc.

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    • Nothing too difficult. Just need to review basic knowledge of C++.   Answer Question
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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    Phone interview was on simple systems topics such as Fourier transforms, sampling. Time frequency domain relationships.

    In person interview was much more difficult and more details oriented than high level.

    Questions on multirate and statistical signal processing. Questions in C, C++, and Matlab. In general questions required a blackboard and calculation.

    Real-time implementations of systems

    Interview Questions

    • Questions on multirate signal processing, upsampling, downsampling, including equations.   1 Answer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in November 2012.

    Interview

    3 steps process. 1) email then Phone Interview with HR, review resume, your expected salary range 2) email then Phone interview. In this case with a manager of three groups. Technical questions, describe best achievement, what are your weakness. In the end the interview was for 3 different jobs. After a long time got email I was not considered for step 3.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe what design patterns you have used in solving a tough problem.   1 Answer
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    Information Management Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    I applied using RIM's online system and was contacted by a recruiter the following week. I was first asked to participate in an exploratory phone interview, which was followed up one day later by email asking me to attend a face-to-face interview in Waterloo. I was not reimbursed for the cost of visiting Waterloo or renting a car. Following the interview, I was informed I was not the selected candidate by email. I will note that I had to contact them to follow-up over 15 days after my interview to be informed I was not selected.

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