Infosys Principal Interview Questions

Updated Apr 7, 2015
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    Senior Principal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Infosys.

    Interview

    Very detailed interview process , must be good, must be cream of the crop, you must be superior at what you do.....,.. Be prepared and exceptional.................... Very technical questions...... Need to be very proficient and know latest releases

    Negotiation

    No problem ... You need to be good to get what you want

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    Industry Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Multiple phone interviews , in-person and then cross-vertical interview

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Take it or leave it

  3. Helpful (1)  

    Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Infosys in November 2013.

    Interview

    I was initially contacted by an Infosys HR rep who found my resume on dice.com and inquired about my availability for a position her company was trying to fill in Phoenix. I informed her that I was indeed available and she proceeded to set up a phone screen. Subsequently, I spoke with 2 IT managers from HQ in Bangalore and had a 40 minute conversation in which I discussed my technical background and responded to their questions. I then proceeded to the next level of HR processing which consisted of another phone screen with a different IT manager from HQ which went well.

    Interview Questions

    • There was a question about Data Guard and RAC that was confusing and I never understood what they were asking.   Answer Question
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    Lead Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fremont, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Infosys (Fremont, CA).

    Interview

    Took over 6-months. This timing has improved since I was hired, but expect at least 3 months.

    Interview Questions

    • 1st question - what questions do you have about Infosys. This was 1st item out of person I was interviewing with.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No . Negotiate vacation - regardless of the number of years experience you will be offered only 2 weeks vacation / year.

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    Senior Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Infosys in June 2012.

    Interview

    Protracted , confused , little face to face , never met with hiring partner prior to offer,

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to created a PPT based on a case study and to present to a Partner . I was provided a case study not in my are of expertise and presented to a partner in the middle of one of the most busy Starbucks in Chicago. The Partner had no knowledge of the industry I was told to present   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Crazy, disjointed was made more tolerable because of the external recruiter

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    Principal, Enterprise Applications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Infosys in November 2011.

    Interview

    Initial interview communications is usually conducted by offshore resources(junior resources).These conversations tend to be around skill set matches, experience and suitability for the job. It is pretty difficult to provide the correct answers in these initial interviews; unless you deftly interview them and get the run down on what they are looking for. Once you learn that, you can then provide the appropriate information. 2nd and 3rd rounds of interviews tend to be conducted either in person or via video conference, depending on the location and interviewees schedule. To do well on these interviews, be prepared, learn about infosys, understand their delivery/consulting and value compared to other companies. Understand that they rely on people who can drive actions and move things based on part on offshore talent and resources. Showing you have those kind of experiences and skills will certainly help.

    Interview Questions

    • Ability to work with and deploy other technologies than the ones for which you are applying for. Ability to adapt to new learning and challenges?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Yes you can negotiate, provide relevant market and salary data

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Infosys in February 2011.

    Interview

    6 months long... There were 5 telephone interviews which included 3 types; technical, management & general HR. After completing those 5, I had one in-person interview where the interviewer was flown to my location. The interviews were generally 1 hour each though a couple slid into the two-hour category. The final step was a background check which was botched by the contracting firm.

    Interview Questions

    • The most unexpected question was one about a particular technical issue with the platform I was to work with. I was asked how I would create a dynamic looping mechanism within the tool under a scenario where the system would spawn X sub-processes across business units based on process-level meta data. I was able to answer how it can be done on another platform, but informed them the platform we were discussing did not have the feature. As such, I stated they would have to custom code an external service to generate the sub-processes. Many follow-up questions were posed which made it obvious I was being asked to consult on the interviewer's current project problem.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiations were early in the process where you were asked for a range. They came back with the offer at the bottom of the range and refused to budge on the number at the conclusion of the interview process.

  9. Helpful (1)  

    Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fremont, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Infosys (Fremont, CA) in December 2010.

    Interview

    The most simple I ever had. Some random questions about my knowledge of the information systems, and in 30 minutes I was hired.

    Negotiation

    I could negotiate what I wanted, in fact i just gave my number and this was accepted without a discussion.

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    Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Infosys (Dallas, TX) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Interview was the typical consulting case interview approach. Included a two traditional cases, one non-traditional where I had to pick a topic and prepare a short presentation. The final interview was behavioral. Overall the interview process went very well,but the types of question they ask today may vary depending on the group you are applying for, it may be more technology focused.

    Interview Questions

    • A couple of questions to check that you are quick on your feet. Example give me 10 reasons why a product could be off a shelf , you have two minutes.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate

  11.  

    Principal Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Infosys (Plano, TX) in May 2009.

    Interview

    The interview was set up by someone, the tracking was done by someone else in HR . The interviewee was the first screen and all he had to ask was dive deep into one product area, which i worked on recently, which was not very relevant to the job. I tried to offer an overall pictur eof my experience, but he was just wanting me to focus on this one thing.

    Interview Questions

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