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Barclays Capital Assistant Vice President Interview Questions

Updated Jan 30, 2015
Updated Jan 30, 2015
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Assistant Vice President Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Application Details

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital in April 2012.

Interview Details

Interview process was standard as i had prior experience in the industry. Questions were expected and industry standard. The interview process took a long time, as in several months. This was longer than expected, which was a little bit frustrating.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Barclays Capital in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Just conversational with the Director and an unorganized VP. Director asked me questions on performing business analyst roles. The VP was demonstrating me the MS application that they were going to migrate, and the high level document, which was most basic I have ever seen as a specification, and was gauging interest about the project.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied for an AVP Programmer position on company's website. I got a phone call about 3 months later.
    It was a technical phone interview. I accurately answered all questions, but I never heard from the interviewer. I tried to contact them, but I never got a response.

    Interview Questions
    • If you have 5 sets of balls with 5 balls each. In 4 sets each ball weigh 5 grams except from one set where the balls weigh 4 grams. How do I find which set has the balls with 4 grams.?   View Answer
    • Given a Tic table- I.e a table that records Ticker, price, date/time during a trading day. Write a Query that will give you for each Ticker the final price of the day.   Answer Question
    • Given a binary tree, Find the depth of the node containing the max value.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Barclays Capital in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview to see and talk about past experiences and see the fit with the organization. Then One on one with Team in Jersey city and New York.

    Interview Questions
    • There are 9 balls one of which is lighter than the others. How would you find the lighter ball in 2 tries   View Answers (2)
    Negotiation Details
    Did not try to negotiate a lot
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    The selection process started with initial discussion, followed by detail technical interview, Which was followed by a brief manager interview and later stages followed up with senior manager interview to understand the overall attributes of the person. Followed with HR interview and then thourough back ground checks and offer letter and visa processing.

    Interview Questions
    • senior management expectation about generic project outlook   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Extensive but lame

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Straight forward
    Accepted Offer
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Barclays Capital in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initialy a screening round happens. Then couple of technical interviews happen. If those are cleared then HR round takes place. If everything goes fine, they roll out the offer letter. Usually Barclays pays above the normal market standards but there is no onsite. Only short business trips. Bonus is average.

    Reasons for Declining

    Personal reasons

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Barclays Capital in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    informational interviews with different team heads, mostly focused on why you would like to build a career in the firm at the position you apply for. also some technical questions such as the understanding of the industry trends and regulation changes etc

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Quick initial interview which was very basic and not very challenging. Was told that I got the job but there was a company restructure so hiring was on hold for 2 months. Came back to me 2 months later with another interview and landed the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation done via an agent
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    Not particularly challenging. Was more trying to get information out of interviewer. although mood was serious it was quite easy.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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