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BNP Paribas Securities Services Interview Questions

Updated May 28, 2015
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Cambridge, MA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewer give brief introduction on what they do
    Technical questions

    The interviewer is very nice! He explained things to me that I have not answered!
    Nodding and eye contact keep me relaxed in the interview.
    It is my first face-to-face interview! Good experience!

    Interview Questions

    • 1) Data structure question: pointer value.
      2) An algorithm question (write the code) and calculate O (n).
      3) A data analysis question. What you will do given the data you have. How to deal with logistic regression.
      4) Stochastic calculus. Brownian motion , .....
      No financial background needed.
       
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  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    had just one on-site interview

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (New York, NY) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Very easy process-had to meet with deputy and then chief-HR process was a nightmare-took over a month with no feedback to get an official offer. the background check was easy it was just dealign with HR in paris that took a very long time

    Interview Questions

    • What experience do you have with LATAM markets   1 Answer
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    CLEARING ANALYST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in King of Prussia, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (King of Prussia, PA) in May 2008.

    Interview

    Sat with a few managers. Pretty standard interview process. Asked questions about my gpa and why i wanted to switch from IT to Business side. Walked around and met people.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the reason for your low gpa   1 Answer
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    Summer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 8 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Hong Kong (Hong Kong)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    First round, two 30 minutes questions with both fit and technical questions raised, not quite challenging.
    Second round, one 1-hour interview with fit questions with head of the department
    Almost no difficult questions are encountered during the interview and sight of its headquarter in HK office is quite relaxing.

    Interview Questions

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    Technical Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Lisbon (Portugal)).

    Interview

    You have to pass by 3 phases, Tests - not easy, and 2 interviews - you should spear more then 1 language (Portuguese, English and sometimes another language), The HR are really nice persons, usually, You will have to be prepared to know the background of the company.

    Interview Questions

    • When you have to show how good are you in other languages.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They make an offer and there's few room to negotiate.

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    Trainee Interview Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Lisbon (Portugal)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    First we had to apply online. After an online test, there were a period where there were three or four phone interviews. After the inicial selection they scheduled a day for written tests. The types of tests were: Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, Calculation and a personality test. The tests were followed by a HR interview and a department interview. The questions that are about your personality are important

    Interview Questions

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    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Lisbon (Portugal)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    3/4 phases. First psychological tests in a external company. Then the Interview with a consultant from the external company. After this 2 phases you will be interviewed by the HR and the last step a interview with the Department Responsible.

    Interview Questions

    • i'm waiting for the 3 Stage. Until now the process is easy but very Slow (5 weeks until now).   2 Answers
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    Process Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services.

    Interview

    very technical and felt tough to clear

    Interview Questions

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    Operation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas Securities Services (Lisbon (Portugal)).

    Interview

    You must apply in the company webpage.
    An external company evaluates the candidates: personality tests, language skills tests, and other. A 1:1 interview with a consultant from this external company. Then, a 1:1 with someone from the HR, followed by a 1:1 with the responsible from the department.
    For most of my colleagues, this process was quite long. For my position, they were in a hurry, so it was quite faster.

    Interview Questions

    • There were not much difficult questions.
      However, you need to be fluent in English, french or other language being a plus.
      you need to be motivated to work in a team and be client focused.
       
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    Negotiation

    The offer was non-negotiable.

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