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Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in July 2008.
Interview Details – Applied through campus recruiting. I had two phone interviews with relatively easy C++ questions. The interviewers were friendly and helpful. After the second phone interview, I was invited to NYC for a day of in person interviews. I had 4-5 interviews, two of them were 1:1 the others were with at least two people and finally had an interview the Human Resources person. Interview was mostly basic C++ and math.
Interview Question – How do you implement the sin function on a 8-bit chip? Answer Question
Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2010.
Interview Details – I had an initial phone interview with one senior developer. He asked me some of the public web sites I have worked on (I was interviewing for web developer position). The following week I was brought in for a 3-hour interview. Met with 4 different people. Asides from technical interviews they like to ask questions regarding your working style or how you work with a team.
I interviewed for only one afternoon. A few days later they gave me offer and I accepted.
The NY office is fancy and nice. Chic and stylish decor. Free snacks and drinks.
Very Easy Interview
Engineering Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
The process took 1 week - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in May 2009.
Interview Details – I did not like the interviewing as a doc. Quality of work if very low and calibre of people is on. Interviews were too easy and they asked stupid questions sometimes. He asked flow charts and some C++ code . Learn pointers and functions and how to create instance of a class in your head. They also try to trick you with pointer questions to catch you off guard but at the end the questions were below standard and did not have any juice in them
Engineering Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in December 2008.
Interview Details – Got a phone interview. Waited for the hiring manager to come back from a business trip. Brought in on Friday and met five people. Got offer next Monday.
Interview Question – Code the binary search Answer Question
Very Difficult Interview
Engineering Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Difficult Interview)
The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in July 2010.
Interview Details – 30 C++ questions, including concept questions and program (u need to give out the program outcome), each question is limited with 3 minutes. I heard about the candidates must produce out at leat 3/4 propertion so they can get the next step interview. Then they will send you a email about the phone interview, u need to tell them the appropriate time to accept it. now I am in this step, so that is all I can tell. ha ha, good luck for everybody. and good luck for me.
Interview Question – several questions about fileheader. Answer Question
Very Difficult Interview
Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2010.
Interview Details – After screen test was invited for an interview. Really impressive building, very fancy environment, 1 tour of questions was easy, it's the 2 where i screwed up. They asked me some questions related to TCP Ip protocol, I can't even remember what exact quetions were but I coudn't answer. I didn't expect much from that interview. In a week of time I got a phone call from them that I am not a person they were lookign for...
Interview Question – What do you know about our company? Answer Question
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