BlackBerry Interview Questions in Toronto, ON

Updated Apr 9, 2015
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    Touch Panel Developer, Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in December 2012.

    Interview

    After the preliminary screening, the time taken to set up an interview may take anywhere from a few days to a few months (assuming they are interested in interviewing you). The interview, for Waterloo based students, will be at whichever location you will be working at, a great chance to take a look at the office culture, and the team that you would be working with as the successful candidate. The interview for this position involved a lot of first-year circuits, with some second-year diode theory.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe the I-V characteristics of a diode. The only second-year question asked during the interview (outside of programming questions).   Answer Question
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    Project Support Coordinator Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Applied online and received a phone interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
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    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Too many gotcha questions.
    Asking people to solve detailed work related problems that they are not familiar with.
    Asks questions along the lines of Microsoft and Google.
    Many detailed questions on programming languages - if it is not in your active repertoire - god help you.

    Interview Questions

    • Write code to simulate recursion with iteration.
      Undergraduate numerical analysis problems that I did 25 years ago.
       
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
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    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in November 2012.

    Interview

    3 steps process. 1) email then Phone Interview with HR, review resume, your expected salary range 2) email then Phone interview. In this case with a manager of three groups. Technical questions, describe best achievement, what are your weakness. In the end the interview was for 3 different jobs. After a long time got email I was not considered for step 3.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe what design patterns you have used in solving a tough problem.   1 Answer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Before my previous contract ends, I started looking for another contract, I published my resume to the job agent, one week later I got the on-site interview at waterloo, first technical interview with software development lead and one senior software developer, the interview is more difficult than at Banks, some code optimization questions, after that I had been interviewed by the hiring manager.

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    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    lengthy-lots of behavioral questions

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Simple, they were accomodating

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    Statistical Method Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Pretty much behaviour questions. Few technical skills questions about whether you know it or not.
    He pretty much said on the phone interview that I should look my eyes on jobmine which normally means I got the job,

    Negotiation

    Coop position no negotiation

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    Beta Zone Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    - applied on line - easy process
    - had ONLY 1 phone interview - it was only 30mins - no surprises. very basic what do you know about the company

    Interview Questions

    • - what kind of cell phone you have - don't worry - you can still be hired if you don't have a blackberry   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation - they called me maybe a week or two later with the offer. They wanted to know asap if I accepted. I called my family to discuss and accepted later that day

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    Project Coordinator Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in October 2012.

    Interview

    They asked me about my resume and some basic behavioral questions. It was a 30-minute phone interview. Easy and simple.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me to prioritize different sections into one final report. No right or wrong answers.   Answer Question
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON (Canada)) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Applied through school's co-op system and received acknowledgement within two weeks. The interview consisted of the manager and a fellow software developer. The software developer is there mostly to observe your behaviors, occasionally asking you some questions about your resume. Some basic technical questions were asked, but it was mostly behavioral questions such as "what is a good manager to you?"

    Interview Questions

    • "What defines a good manager to you?" "What is the biggest flop you made?" "If you and I were to get into a conflict, what would you do?" "Tell me about something you do outside of school and work, that you think would differentiate yourself from others."   Answer Question

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