Cognizant Technology Solutions Senior Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 25, 2014
Updated Aug 25, 2014
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    I got a intital communication from cognizant HR reg a open position in San Jose CA for Hadoop developer position. I had interview with the Cognizant folks which I cleared. Then I had 3 rounds of technical discussion with clients which went for 1.30 hrs. Clients grilled me more on Java and Hadoop knowledge. Finally I got the offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Associate - Projects Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    I was hired from Offshore, India, Initially, there was a telephonic round of 1.5 hours. After clearing the initial round, the next step was a VC round. After Clearing the VC round, I was eligible for HR round where I was discussed about py package and finally HR round.

    Interview Questions
    • Faced many technical questions by a panel of 4 members. In the video conference round, I was asked many questions related to technical.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Got a call directly for Womens Walk in. After reaching I saw a huge crowd and after waitng for 2.5 hours was called for a online test. Though when they called me for the interview i was told it was for asp.net and sql but the online test had questons for mvc,.net,c#.html5,SSRS

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    No Offer
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Monroeville, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Monroeville, PA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    The HR person called initially and fixed an appointment for a technical interview. HR discussed about the expected salary initially. After the first round of interview was cleared, another round of interview was scheduled.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Internal Phone interview and a Client interview. In the phone interview some basic questions were asked.
    Client interview was a bit tough but only in Core Java. After the client interview a short project was asked to be created using Spring framework. It took almost a day to create the project

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Edison, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edison, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Technical and HR rounds are conducted based on the position you are applying for. They are usually specific if a client interview is also required in addition to the employer interview - which is a group interview in most cases.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical - related to the area of expertise applying for   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not very difficult
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Associate - Projects Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Somers, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somers, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was ok. Had a phone interview. After this interview we started to negotiate salary requirements, went back and forth a few times until we agreed on a number. After this had a 1:1 and everything went fine.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were simple and nothing hard. Regular Object Oriented Questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Had to come back a few times to get where I wanted to be.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Wilmington, DE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Telephonic interview with hiring manager. Hiring manager was quite impressed during this round and the rest things happened pretty quickly. I have had a very positive experience throughout except of one thing that the whole end to end process took more time than usual.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions asked were simple and general knowledge testing questions on that technology I would say.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Associate - Projects Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    Very detailed and transparent

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Jersey City, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    HR walkthrough of resume
    Technical phone Interview - Not much asked
    Client Interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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