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Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) IV

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in July 2007.

Interview Details – The initial communication started with a phone screen and a couple of technical questions. That was followed up by a second phone interview and then there was a day long interview with the hiring group in Redmond. The interview consisted of 7 in-person interviews.
Most of the questions were about algorithms and design.
Examples:
Design a system that syncs data between 2 servers.
Compare 2 lists to determine if they are identical

Interview Questions

  • Return the sum of the 2 largest integers in an array. Make this more efficient.   Answer Question
  • Write a code snippet to general the first 10 Fibonnaci numbers.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – The compensation did not justify the move.

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