Interviewed at Baidu
Interview Details – Applied online. Took a writing test and then got an opportunity for interview. There are two round of the interview. Asked some questions about my resume and previous projects. Some question about algorithm. Wrote a small sorting program.
Interview Question – Something about linux Answer Question
I applied online - interviewed at Baidu in March 2011.
Interview Details – Submit resume online, then had a written test on campus with a lot of classmates. The written test was about basic knowledge about computer science, not very hard. About one to two weeks later, got interviews onsite. There were two technical interviews, plus one hr interview. Each interview lasted one hour. After the hr interview, they said I got the offer.
Interview Question – Not very hard, but needs dynamic programming in one problem.
I failed to answer virtual table related question. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Time conflict
I interviewed at Baidu in August 2012.
Interview Details – asked every detail of my CV and why choose this company, then something about C++ programming and data structure, like what is virtual function and what is map, how to reverse a linked list
Interview Question – If their competitor give me an offer how will I make the choice Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Baidu.
Interview Details – they have asked many algorithm questions like linked list, tree, graph, sort and distributed system like hadoop, mapreduce.
Interview Question – reverse a linked list Answer Question
Interviewed at Baidu
Interview Details – 3 round interview. Ask the knowledge about OOP, Linux Kernel and your projects. The total interviews are easy. Calculate how many ways can reach the point (m,n), you can just go straight or turn right. You can answer it by DP or using the combination formula. Still wait for the result
Interview Question – None Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Baidu in October 2010.
Interview Details – campus recruitment with 1 paper-test and 3-round on-site interview
Interview Question – design a system View Answer
Negotiation Details – no negotiation needed
I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Baidu in January 2011.
Interview Details – Reivew the basic info, -> , examination -> face-to-face talking -> decision
Interview Question – The basic C struct in high-performance program is the most important. Most of the question come from the book about data structure and algorithm. View Answer
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Baidu in May 2010.
Interview Details – they asked several algorithm question on word segment, searching in big file, and KV system design.
Very Difficult Interview
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Baidu in May 2011.
Interview Details – First I applied for a test engineer position online, after several days, the recruiter called me to ask me whether I would change my position to search engineer for business search department (the core department of Baidu.com, most deal with algorithm and other challenge works). Then, about two or three days later, they arranged a on site interview for me.
While the on-site interview, the interviewer is good (but do not smile at all : -)). He asked me some questions about Java multi-thread problems, DB questions, and some basic algorithm programming questions (write a method to convert a string); final question is about big data problem, the main idea of the question is to search some information through about 10G user action log file.
The process took a day - interviewed at Baidu in February 2011.
Interview Details – Questions:
1. Explain static and dynamic variables, functions and how to use them?
2. What is the virtual memory?
3. How to use rand function in C to generate a normal distribution?
4. Do you know Linux kernel?
5. Explain some of your projects and research.
Interview Question – Could you explain more about the Radial Basis Function? Have you done anything to improve the ANN? Answer Question
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