BlackBerry Interview Questions in Toronto, ON

Updated Mar 16, 2015
Updated Mar 16, 2015
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    Network Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    takes 4 1/2 months - BB is doing background screening for the last 7 years. if your history is out of Canada than really slow

    Interview Questions
    • To believe in something which doesn't exist - a vision   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Product Management: Operation Specialist Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, and phone interview. Very nice manager, talked about the job, and general behavioural questions. Conflicts, priorities, etc. Overall experience was very relaxed.

    Interview Questions
    • What qualities do you bring that other candidates don't have?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Project Coordinator - Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied late in the term, received phone interview request. Did a 45-minute phone interview with team lead. Typical behavioural questions and questions about my background and experiences.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Received my offer letter about a week after the interview.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen with recruiter, 10 questions, standardized around experience as it relates to role, experience and looking for. Very standard and general every time
    Face to face with recruiter, hiring manager and a team member, very prescriptive, scored interview on a 2 page document. Very formula based, behavioural interview.
    Final interview with senior leader of HR or business combination. Relaxed, similar experience questions

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficult employee relations issue you have encountered in your career? Describe the issue, and steps you took to work to resolution, and what the final result was.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Not interested in the work, manager kept emailing and texting during the interview, really seemed unconcerned about my answers. Couldn't imagine working for this person.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    1 phone interview screening
    1 phone interview based on role/job (scenario based questions)
    1 in person interview hiring manager got sick and replacement did not show any interest in the interview or the process, looked very bored and talked about himself and his previous employer. Told me he got nothing he is just filling in for sick manager. I asked if I should re-schedule with the manager. He said no need you will be contacted. I was contacted with an automated email indicating my services were not required. Never again.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview. Most questions are technical but basic. They are all about C++. For example, the difference between stack and heap, process and thread, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing too difficult. Just need to review basic knowledge of C++.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through my university. Received an email from the BlackBerry Campus Recruiter saying they would like to schedule a phone interview with me. Received the call on the scheduled date. They asked me general questions about my schooling, basic questions about programming in C++, mobile development, and multi-threaded programming. It was all very general and nothing too difficult. Very relaxed and the guys were very nice.

    Interview Questions
    • Compare and contrast the differences between developing a desktop application vs developing a mobile application.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was pleased with their offer and didn't feel the need to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Applications Developer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got an interview email 3 weeks later. Phone interview the next day.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Tester Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview Details

    Applied through the school's co-op program. Had an hour long phone interview that was largely informal, with purely non-technical questions. Fairly easy and straightforward in my opinion

    Interview Questions
    • Give an example of a difficult problem that you had to solve   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview was on simple systems topics such as Fourier transforms, sampling. Time frequency domain relationships.

    In person interview was much more difficult and more details oriented than high level.

    Questions on multirate and statistical signal processing. Questions in C, C++, and Matlab. In general questions required a blackboard and calculation.

    Real-time implementations of systems

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on multirate signal processing, upsampling, downsampling, including equations.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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 Former Project Coordinator in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

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