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Allstate Applications Developer Interview Questions

Updated Dec 10, 2014
Updated Dec 10, 2014
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Applications Developer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

The process took 8+ weeksinterviewed at Allstate.

Interview Details

I applied at the career fair that was held at my university. I was then contacted for a on campus interview. First interview was technical and went over your resume. I was then contacted weeks later for a onsite interview. I got interviewed by two people the first one was technical and the second one was behavior. If you you want to do well on the interviews make sure you know databases, object oriented programming, and your data structures.

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Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lincoln, NE
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lincoln, NE
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Allstate in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application online. I got an email back from the Talent Coordinator of Allstate looking to have me come in for an interview. I scheduled an interview and they gave me a location. I interviewed with the manager who hired me and one of my soon to be cooworkers. The asked me about everything on my resume, they were trying to get a feel for who I was, what I do, how I do it and so forth. We chatted for about an hour. There was a scripted part of the interview, casual conversation about things on my resume, and a time for me to ask them questions. After I had ran out of questions, I thanked them, and went home. A few days later I got a call back from Allstate and they had offered me a position.

    Interview Questions
    • The hardest part of the interview was answering some object oriented programming questions. At the time, I had blanked on the definition of polymorphism and the differences between an abstract class and an interface. I should have brushed up more on my programming knowledge.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They offered, I accepted their terms. No negotiations for an intern position. None that I remember at least.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Application Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Champaign, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Champaign, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Allstate in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Didn't make it past the 1 on 1 interview but it would have been an onsite afterwards.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I met them at the career fair on at university. Handed them my resume and talked to the recruiter the next day for a 30 minute on campus interview. Was then invited to onsite interview that lasted the whole day.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Allstate in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Send my resume through their Online portal. After two days of submitting the resume I received a call from them asking me expected salary, availability for technical interview. Technical interview went smoothly, a bunch of Java questions, not so hard. There next interview was through skype with the project manager, lead developer and HR. Interview was about previous experience and behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Had a better offer

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Application Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Allstate in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview process began with me receiving a call from someone from HR notifying me that they were interested. During the phone screen, she bascially gave me an overview of the position, and just asked basic questions about my resume and my experiences. The second interview was a phone interview with the team lead from the Northbrook office. Her interview was very situational and behavioral. This consisted of a lot of name a time when, and what do you do if this happens type questions. This interview lasted about 30 min. I was then invited for an onsite interview which consisted of 2 one on one interviews with people I would potentially be working on the team with, and 1 one on one interview with the big manager over the engineering teams. Everyone was very warm and friendly. The next day after I had gotten home, I received an offer and was given time to think about the offer. Overall it was a very smooth interviewing process.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you go about constructing a database for class registration?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Allstate in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    After an HR behavioral interview, I was asked to interview with a department manager. During the interview he asked me about my classwork and related work experience. He then asked me to speak with the senior developer that same afternoon. This was a technical interview where I was asked about my programming skills. I was asked to write sample code and debug pre-written code. This technical interview was difficult but not impossible.

    Interview Questions
    • As a junior developer did you ever spot errors in another developer's code? What did you do about it?   Answer Question
    • Do you have any reason not to be able to carry a pager for 24x7 on call support?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was'nt much to negotiate- I recieved a phone call from HR, they said that they would offer a full time position with all benefits and 35K to start. No negotiation- take it or leave it. I took it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Allstate in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Got connected with Allstate through and career fair at my University - through this fair it was very easy to submit my resume. They did a mini interview there on the spot. I got called back to an 'interview day' or something like that. There was two interviews, a behavioral and a technical. Both were a half hour long. Behavioral, they asked only 2 questions, so we had to be able to talk for 15 min on each question. They were too hard, descibing group experiances and mistakes we made, along those lines. For the Technical I believe they asked me 10-20 questions. I applied for Application Developer, most questions were fairly easy, describe scope, descibe object-oriented programming, descibe 'static'....if you are a computer science major and grasp what is goin on in your classes, it should be easy....They also have drug and background screenings (screenings are after the position is accepted).

    Interview Questions
    • They asked my questions on SQL, at the time I had not yet taken a Databse course so I was clueless on SQL....I told them I was enrolled in a database course and was taking it next semester, they were understanding.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No need to negotiate, they offered a lot of money for an intership.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Application Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Allstate.

    Interview Details

    In the preliminary phone interview, you will be asked some general questions such as why did you chose Allstate, why do you think you are a good fit for the position, for what reason you chose such career path, tell a little bit about your previous experiences, and the weirdest one is to tell about a situation when you tried your hardest but did not achieve the expected results. Then they will email you asking to complete the application form with some extra information and if you pass that, there will be an interview with a hiring manager.

    Interview Questions
    • the weirdest one is to tell about a situation when you tried your hardest but did not achieve the expected results   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Application Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Allstate in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    firstly it was telephonic with general HR question and followed by basics OOPS and Database questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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