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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Worth, TX
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Worth, TX
Application Details

I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Alcon in November 2010.

Interview Details

First was an emailed programming test with 5 C# questions. Then an all day onsite interview with six members of the prospective team.

Interview Questions
  • Write a program to multiply two linear matrices. This program should take as input the dimensions of each matrix, as well as the components of each matrix. Use the following matrices as a test:   Answer Question
  • Consider a compacting memory manager using a doubly linked list of memory blocks. Assume each block consists of the two pointer fields, a data pointer, and an “in-use” field. We wish to relocate all the used blocks so that they are contiguous from the start of the list. Write an optimized program for compacting the list.   Answer Question
  • Consider a compacting memory manager using a doubly linked list of memory blocks. Assume each block consists of the two pointer fields, a data pointer, and an “in-use” field. We wish to relocate all the used blocks so that they are contiguous from the start of the list. Write an optimized program for compacting the list.   Answer Question
  • What is your philosophy about software development practices and writing quality code?   Answer Question
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    Software Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Puurs (Belgium)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Puurs (Belgium)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Alcon in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    first a 1:1 interview with HR person
    Then 1:1 interview with plant supervisor and he asked some easy electrical engineering questions
    Finally anonther 1:1 interview with the head of HR where she went over the terms

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where you displayed a leadership   Answer Question
    • What are your strong points and what are your weaknesses   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I got a better offer with another company

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