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BlackBerry Interview Questions in United States

Updated Oct 15, 2014
Updated Oct 15, 2014
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied on the RIM website and was contacted a few days later by one of their recruiters and set up a phone interview. Phone interview consisted of a brief overview of my resume and previous expirience with a few situational questions. At the end of the interview I asked about more details of the position since the posting was vauge.. recruiter didn't know any specifics. I was contacted a few days later to setup a panel/presentation interview. I was told the presentation should be related to the job but the recruiter again couldn't answer specific questions about the position (ie, who the end user/customer was). The interview started with the presentation part of the interview. I was cutoff mid presentation and told that my presentation didn't exactly pertain to the position. I was then asked a series of situational/role playing questions. My answers were very similar to the "correct" answer given by the interviewers but I was criticized for not stating company policy. How am I suposed to know the company policies if I am not employed by the company?? This interview was frustrating and I felt like it was a complete waste of time. I don't even think a current employee would be able to "pass" the interview based on the answers they were looking for. I received a call from another recruiter a few weeks ago wanting to set up a phone interview for the same position. What a joke. Don't waste your time.

    Interview Questions
    • You inherit an account from another account manager and on your second day you get a call from the VP of the company. VP is upset about an ongoing issue that has not been resolved and demands to speak to your VP within 30 minutes.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    RF Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was screened on campus with a preliminary 30 minute interview. Days later I was asked to an on site interview at the Sunrise location. The company only pays for gas spent and NOT mileage driven which I found disappointing. However they did offer to provide a shuttle, rental car, or possible airplane ticket depending on your location.

    They provided a room at a nearby hotel the night prior to the interview.

    The on site interview was all together 4 hours with 6 different interviewers at approx 30 minutes each. This was a pretty technical interview ranging from basic circuit knowledge to FFT graphs. After the interview they took me to lunch and we parted ways.

    Interview Questions
    • Construct an XOR gate using NAND gates   View Answer
    • What happens to capacitors at DC conditions?   View Answer
    • Draw the FFT of a sawtooth wave.   View Answer
    • How to find the current in a resistor?   View Answer
    • If you're a recent grad expect A LOT of questions on your senior design project   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Baseband Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rolling Meadows, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rolling Meadows, IL
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    The initial phone interview basically had me explaining my resume and experience in detail. This lasted 1hour. The interviewer was very friendly.
    Next phase was a 4 hr on site interview. I was interview by 5 managers out of which one was the managing director. Others were hardware managers in different specialties. I had 4 tests from the 4 technical guys and i was to solve them in front of them. They basically wanted to know my thought process. The guys were friendly and not too pressurizing.
    I felt the position demanded a lot of expertise. It was a very good experience. I got a call within a week that i did not get through.

    Interview Questions
    • Reliability and QA related questions during my work   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Java Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Basic questions of Java, difference between Hash Map and a Hash Table, refer stack overflow for details
    what sort of projects i have worked on How is scheduling done at Network Layer, then i was to rate their product in comparison to other smart phones
    Synchronization questions and how does java implement synchronization (answer is monitors) and some about data structures

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Validation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Got a mail regarding the position and when it was possible to take the interview. After a date was fixed, had a call interview for 45 mins. Initially briefed about the company and the department followed by asking personal experiences and some technical question.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Software Release Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Application Details

    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 Questions
    • There was not any unexpected question. Each question was in reference to job description   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    RF Test Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

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

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Developer, Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    First did a phone interview, which was half technical half behavioral. Was called back to do an inperson interview which lasted most of the day. I was interviewed by different people, in different areas of the company. The first interview was technical while the others were more behavioral, to see if I would fit the office's environment.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding question was to make a spell checker, which was not too bad.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    You ll have 1 Hr round and a onsite interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview

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