Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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Software Developer Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Autonomy (Chicago, IL) in September 2011.
Few rounds of interviews, with multiple developers and tech leads
- architecture questions; linked lists manipulatioin implementations 2 Answers
Not much room for negotiation
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Autonomy (Sunnyvale, CA) in November 2007.
Came to office on 33 separate occasions. Interviews varied from trivial (what are you looking for in this job) to fairly complex. I later learned that a number of the questions came from the Microsoft book. There were also a couple of questions related to the technology used, but none that required previous knowledge of Full Text Indexing. Questions: how to compress / OR bit vectors. What is LSB?
Did not negotiate. Accepted the offer
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I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Autonomy (Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)) in January 2014.
I very nearly cancelled this interview because of the awful reviews by ex-employees. However, the lady at the recruitment agency that organised the interview in the first place convinced me to attend. As for applying for the position, I believe that my CV was sent to the company, I didn't do it through their website. They asked for a copy of university assessment results, which I screenshot and sent to them. The interview was initially a 1-on-1 technical interview with a pleasant guy who I believe was a software development team leader. We discussed projects that were on my CV in some depth. Then there was a C# paper-based coding test that involved sorting and linked lists. After this, the interviewer went to fetch a colleague who was head of another team, and they both continued to ask many technical questions on algorithmic complexity and also general OO programming concepts.
- How to detect a loop in a linked list. I was continually asked if I could improve the performance of the algorithm, and they added various limitations to make the problem harder. I got stuck eventually and they explained the approach that they were looking for. 1 Answer
I initially accepted the offer, with a starting date 6 months away as I have yet to graduate. Since then however I have accepted a job with another company who seem to have a better graduate training program, as well as a better salary. I still have concerns about the management of the company. The only part of their large offices that I saw was the reception and a small meeting room.