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BlackBerry Interview Questions in United States

Updated Feb 26, 2015
Updated Feb 26, 2015
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    Radio/Protocols Stack Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and got phone interview call based on background. After clearing phone interview I got called for on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on past projects, cache, hamming codes. C coding questions.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Radio Software Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BlackBerry in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. got a call and interview was completely technical on whats on my resume

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Java Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Basic questions of Java, difference between Hash Map and a Hash Table, refer stack overflow for details
    what sort of projects i have worked on How is scheduling done at Network Layer, then i was to rate their product in comparison to other smart phones
    Synchronization questions and how does java implement synchronization (answer is monitors) and some about data structures

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Validation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at BlackBerry in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Got a mail regarding the position and when it was possible to take the interview. After a date was fixed, had a call interview for 45 mins. Initially briefed about the company and the department followed by asking personal experiences and some technical question.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    OS Embedded Developer, Inter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply on the RIM website. There will be screening interview by the HR. Manager will call you for the technical interview after that. It lasted only around 40 min's for me. He asked me coursework and project experience related to embedded systems and C programming.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate. For internships it is a fixed salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Radio Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at BlackBerry in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed for an internship position. The post I was offered was of a Radio Software Enginner.
    My friend had forwarded my resume.
    It took just 2 hours for RIM to schedule an interview with me. I was lucky!

    Interview Questions
    • Diiferent access specifiers in C++/JAVA   Answer Question
    • Expalin static variable?   Answer Question
    • Can a variable be declared as static in a .h file?   Answer Question
    • Say a browser is not wroking on a mobile phone. What are the steps that U will take to reslve the issue?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    NA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Embedded Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at BlackBerry in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online in summmer and I got call from them in spring semester. It was 30 min phone interview taken by 3 managers. They asked me on telecomm and C language. It was not difficult. I screwed because of my own mistake. Hope this will help other who will give it next time.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Software Developer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cary, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cary, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at BlackBerry in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    After applying for the position, they reached out to set up an on site interview. The interview consisted of my future team leader and one other team member. The interview consisted of basic questions like time management, working in a team environment, and other common questions. They also ask about your school projects and your role for those projects. Overall, the process was pleasant, and the turnaround time was quick for me as well. It only took them a weekend to make the offer, which I accepted.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about the role you played in this particular project   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Software Test Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at BlackBerry in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    There were 4 interviews each of 45 minutes. Most of interviee were friendly and helpful.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Embedded Systems Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at BlackBerry in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and the hiring manager mailed me asking for a date. I replied with the date and the manager was actually busy on that date, so he wanted to have the interview before that date and he mailed me. I was okay with it. It was a good interview with some technical and project based questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Whats the use of pointer? How does pointers help in the program efficiency?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about your embedded programming experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    For interns, they have a specific offer and you wouldn't complain because RIM pays you WELL !! :)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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