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    Software Test Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    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   View Answer
    • If you were given a text box and a submit button with no other information, how would you test it   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Software Developer Infrastructure 8-16 Months Coop Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    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
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Product Management: Operation Specialist Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    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
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult. Just need to review basic knowledge of C++.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    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.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    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.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Information Management Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    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.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    Did 2 Interviews First was over the phone, normal questions about my experience, second interview was Face-to-Face in Mississauga, alot of OOP questions and finally a paper with OOP Questions.. Didnt get an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Normal Questions: How to detect Memory Leak... What is Volatile key word .. etc   Answer Question
    No Offer
  11.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Get phone interview for twice. A short HR phone interview and a longer technical phone interview. After a few weeks, on site interview with 3 pairs of interviewers. A week later for a last 1:1 onsite interview. Many detailed questions. Make sure you prepare as much details as possible, no matter phone interview or on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the system you worked on with block diagrams.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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