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Updated Dec 12, 2014
Updated Dec 12, 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Database Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process was fine, seems like a great company. 3 interviews back to back with lunch in between. Young people, asked reasonable questions, and were nice about it.

    Interview Questions
    • Create a sample database (table structure) of a basic version of imdb.com. Find the total sum of money that movies made with Mel Gibson as an actor that were released during the third week of February.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    interview was tough and lenghty.. but was not intimidating

    Interview Questions
    • people say its a monotonus job.. do u still want to be hired   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No scope of negociation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Database Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    There was a half hour phone interview which was technical. After being cleared in it, I was invited to the location for a personal interview which consisted of a technical written test which was moderately difficult after which I met with three super smart people who grilled me on the test answers and my technical know how.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did I choose certain index design for the tables in the test.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    JRA Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview process consist of three rounds.
    1.Written test
    Our knowledge in Accountancy, Finance, Aptitude and English were tested.
    2.First Technical round
    A person such as Team lead or Manager will be examining our skills in core finance and accounts.
    3.Second Technical round along with HR
    A person in the position of director will examine our knowledge levels in core finance and accounts area along with few HR related questions.

    Scoring good marks in written exam will be added advantage to secure the job. About three days preparation is more than enough.

    Interview Questions
    • I have not faced such an situation during the interview process. The entire process in totally concentrated on testing skill test of the candidate.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Make sure that you secure the job. After that try to secure job in any other company offering better pay, career etc if you don't get any job just join the job other wise move on.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Research Associate Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview process includes 4 Rounds, First round will be Written which include accounts , finance, English and aptitude related Questions. Second and third round could be technical. First technical will be handled by Manager and second technical will be held by director. in these rounds they will ask you about Finance, accounts and stock market related questions. Those who cleared these rounds are almost done with interview. Final round will be with HR, In this round they will discuss about career plans and willingness to work with shifts.

    Interview Questions
    • As you are a girl, After marriage how could you convince your family about your career ambitions?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    There is a initial aptitude test consisting of 4 sections answering the first one is compulsary as it test your quantitative aptitude the next section depends on the postion u apply for ...
    SE - codes and outputs
    DBA - sql queries and other realted questions
    BA - everyday life situations ....
    generic . - write a problem solving experince

    The Interviews were three rounds 1 on campus and 2 in the company
    they consisted mostly of everyday situations ... he projects u are part of and your introduction
    and other activities u are involved in ...also they will give u use cases to solve and UI's to design ..

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    the process started with the general aptitude test, which consisted of Quants, reasoning ( very easy), English. After clearing the test there is a small HR round which is basically taken to check the communication skills.

    After the HR round there were 2 more rounds of written test which consists of business description, case study, financial awareness logical reasoning etc.

    If the candidate clears both the rounds the final round is with the senior managers and some times director of the process too.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    1) College written exam- logical aptitude, quantitative maths, basic English.
    2) Office HR interview- lasted on an average minutes.
    3) Another written round- Heavy on financial knowledge, logical aptitude, Business GK.
    4) Manager round - Seemed like a repeat of second written round, with financial knowledge tested, with current affairs. Lasted 15-20 minutes.
    5) Finally the Director round, more of a formality. Lasted 10 minutes, discussed about my course and what I expect of the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    The process was very well managed, people friendly organisation, nice work culture.
    The process started with an aptitude test..then an HR interview..then again a written test.
    these 3 rounds happened on the same day.
    Within a week they called for the next round.
    The next round comprised of a technical interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Grilling on financial terms, current affairs and opinions about the same. Since I was from marketing background I was given a lot many situations to analyse.   View Answers (8)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    3 ROUNDS :1st is written round comprising of apti,SQL,programming questions,2 code were to be written.
    2nd is Technical Interview:1 code was asked,quite grilled on DBMS,OS,OOPS,JAVA.
    3rd is Tech+HR interview:concepts from java ,DBMS were asked extensively and HR ques like "where do u see urself after 5 yrs" were there.

    Interview Questions
    • how do you merge N files into a single file ?what approach is to be followed?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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