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BlackBerry Interview Questions & Reviews in United States

Updated Jul 12, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Developer Interview

Software Developer
Chicago, IL

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry in August 2012.

Interview Details – There were 2 rounds. 1st was HR round and the questions were directly from resume. 2nd Round was Technical, I was asked questions from my academic projects and basic questions from C++.

Interview Question – Difference between Java and C++? Which is faster?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Software Developer Interview

Software Developer

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

Interview Details – Job fair interview.
Basic questions on C, C++ and JAVA like size of integer, sizeof() related questions.

Interview Question – Main question was how to reverse the words in a sentence
eg: "This is a test sentence." output should be "sentence test a is This."
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Engineer Interview

Senior Engineer
Sunrise, FL

I applied online - interviewed at BlackBerry in April 2011.

Interview Details – Very straightforward and technical questions were mostly from what I claimed to know in my resume.

Interview Question – Where title would you like to pursue in the next five years.   Answer Question


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Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Wireless IOT Interview

Wireless IOT
Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry in August 2012.

Interview Details – It was a telephonic interview before onsite.
The interview was easy. The interviewer was cool and supportive.
Most of the questions he asked were from resume. He asked me to explain MIMO, difference between spatial diversity and spatial multiplexing, PAPR in OFDMA, ISI mitigation in OFDM, hidden terminal issue, CSMA CA, difference between TCP and UDP, Active states in bluetooth, DNS call flow.

Interview Question – Most of the questions are from my resume. So it wasn't difficult.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Had another offer.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Developer Interview

Software Developer
Raleigh, NC

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at BlackBerry in May 2011.

Interview Details – They went straight to an onsite interview. We went through my resume and they asked some behavioral questions. Not much technical other than what I knew about the programming languages on my resume. Very friendly people!

Interview Question – Name a few weaknesses   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Test Engineer Interview

Test Engineer
Sunrise, FL

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – two phone interviews

Interview Question – interview was generic, based totally on resume.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Software Test Associate Interview

Software Test Associate
Milford, CT

I applied through college or university and the process took 5 days - interviewed at BlackBerry in August 2012.

Interview Details – Had a technical phone interview which included general questions about your resume, puzzles ( One i can think of is: why is manhole round?), products and application. It is better to do research in detail about the company, familiarity with any testing experience before?

Interview Question – tools that you have worked with, in testing?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Developer Intern Interview

Software Developer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – The interview comprised of two rounds. The first round consisted of a discussion on the resume.The projects I had done as a part of my academic work. I was asked to write a method to count the number of words in a large file, some questions on data structures, breadth first processing

Interview Question – What is the time complexity of breadth first search. When you are counting the number of words in a string suppose you store it in a hash table how do you find the word with the maximum length. Is it worth using a hash table?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Core Applications Java Developer- Student Intern Interview

Core Applications Java Developer- Student Intern

Interviewed at BlackBerry

Interview Details – The recruiter emailed me asking me to schedule 3 half an hour interviews back to back with the Hiring Manager and 2 team leads for a particular team. The 3 interviews went smooth. They discuss mainly about your resume, questions related to the projects mentioned in the resume and few questions related to the job profile you are interviewed for.

Interview Question – What kind of bugs can a telecom company like Blackberry face?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation for intern position. Fixed salary.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Enterprise Support Account Manager Interview

Enterprise Support Account Manager
Irving, TX

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at BlackBerry.

Interview Details – The initial contact was a prescreen interview. The second interview was a face-to-face with the Account Management Supervisor and Director. Their attitudes were very condescending and rather dry. The 3rd interview was a panel interview with management and other Account Management.

Interview Question – What are the most important characteristics that an Account Manager should possess?
How would handle someone who was not doing their job.
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Negotiation Details – I requested a salary range of $55-60 and they gave me $60k

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