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Senior Software Engineer

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – Phone followed by in-person

Interview Question – Asked me to write difficult programs   Answer Question

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Senior Software Engineer
Kiev (Ukraine)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

Interview Details – 4 round of interview:
1. HR
2. IT with local guys
3. IT with foreign colleagues
4. manager

3 round is also about financial domain knowledge (depends on a department you are applying)
Manager interview is full of tricky questions about your life, ideas, aims, etc

Interview Question – What was the reason for you to pass GRE test?   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

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Senior Software Engineer
London, England (UK)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Barclays Capital in August 2009.

Interview Details – Telephone interview then 5 interviews in one day. Spent 3 interviews being technically grilled. Wrote psuedo code in front of the interviewer. Met with Dev manager discussed expectations and career path. Met with HR person and had all the usual conversations

Interview Question – Describe depth first algorithm for walking a binary tree. Write psuedo code for hash map   Answer Question

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