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Microsoft Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview Questions

Updated Dec 19, 2014
Updated Dec 19, 2014
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Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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4 rounds + lunch interview

Interview Questions
  • Tree with black and white nodes is given. Find a longest path of white nodes in the given tree.   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    on-site interview -- 5 rounds

    Interview Questions
    • a huge matrix with 1 and 0, block the block of 1. elements could be "connected" by left, right, up or down side; but no diagonal.
      my answer, scan one by one, after getting the first 1, use stack walking to all neighour 1 and change them into 0, count++
      then the interview asked how to make it parallel, ...
       
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  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a recruiter on LinkedIn and was scheduled for an online tech-interview via Skype. Interviewer called me on Skype at specified time. He was really friendly and easy to communicate. Becides general questions about what I was resposible for at my previous/current jobs, there were few technical questions. Basically, interviewer was usually fine wihout getting too much into the details when I was answerting them. I can remeber few questions:
    - What is the difference between thread and process?
    - What x86 EAX register is usually used for?
    - What is the perfect C++ source code?
    - How to detect if the 2D point is inside 2D polygon?
    - Among 1e+6 2D vectors, how to find all collinear?

    Interview Questions
    • Which x86 CPU register usually holds the result?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview process started with tell me about urself and asked project related questions

    1. U have an array which is sorted row wise and column wise, find an element

    2. trim a binary search tree

    3. Implement Circular queue using arrays

    4. Least common ancestor without using recursion

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    HR was quite efficient, interview started at right time,
    Got rejected after three rounds of interviews.
    It was almost evening and interviewer looked tired in last round.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    It was tiring. Had a long day at work and still had to come down for interview

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Microsoft in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I got called. Then I had the phone interview. After 3 weeks, they said they wanted me to do a on-site interview. I have 4 technical interviewers. Not too difficult. I had cold that day.

    Interview Questions
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    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    The question was given the definition of a Fibonacci sequence, write a function to give the n-th term of the sequence. I recognized right off the bat that there was both a recursive and non recursive solution to the problem. I wanted to code the non recursive solution because it would be inherently better than the recursive solution. However, the interviewer asked me to do the recursive one instead. I stumbled a little bit with the special cases but quickly realized my error and came up with the correct solution. My concern was that I did not slam dunk this like most people do but I still managed to come up with the correct solution. Problem is I'm not quick enough.

    Interview Questions
    • Given the definition of a Fibonacci sequence, write a function to give the n-th term of the sequence.   View Answers (2)
    • Code a solution to rotate bitmap by 90 degrees given a structure definition representing the bitmap and a function prototype for the function to do the rotation.   View Answer
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    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Microsoft in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    1 hour rounds, generally only 1 question. No question, which you would not have heard of, just that they will keep changing the problem statement.

    Interview Questions
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    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    this is a typical MS interview, I talked with 4 recuiter, all they asked questions about algorithm, search, sorting, search and compacking from linked list or file stream. No detail technical question about any language. The recuiters are all nice, will give clue when you are blocked. howerver, I'm not sure if they were happy on giving the clue...

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    Average Interview

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