Bloomberg L.P. Quantitative Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jan 24, 2015
Updated Jan 24, 2015
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Quantitative Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
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I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

Interview Details

Applied online. Recruiter was very rude, had me clear my schedule for 2 hours to be available for a phone call. Cancelled the first time, 5 MINUTES before the 2-hour window was up. Almost happened the second time, but I called HR and explained that this would be the second time this would happen and that my time wasn't being respected. Recruiter probably had me on speaker phone while cooking because she was spacey and nonresponsive.

Interview Questions
  • "Walk me through your resume"... isn't this the recruiter's job? I'm here on the phone with you to talk about stuff that doesn't fit on a page!!   Answer Question
No Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    interviewed with different members of the team, friendly and professional. the new york office is very new and impressive, there were a good selection of snacks in the snack bar and people seems to enjoy them

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

    Interview Details

    Apply online and received email to setup first phone interview. It took about 50 minutes. They asked about my background, project experience, and some probability questions. After couple weeks, I received another email to setup an onsite interview.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    1st interview: phone interview (background about CV)
    2st interview: at office (technical questions i.g stochastic calculus, C++

    it took about 2 weeks and i did not get an offer

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    3 1:1 interview, including Stochastic Calculus, portfolio allocation, some math problem. Just quant stuff.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    The phone interview lasted 40 minutes. The interviewer asked basic questions about math, pde, programming, finance questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    It is a 2:1 interview. Two interviewers and me. Based on my resume, they asked me a lot of C++ programming techs. And they improvise, extend to other not related at all techs, detailed to memory locating, etc. Then brain teaser. It is quite okay, but they want to show your whole thinking process. I ended up gave them not a standard answer, and explain to them step by step why this works. They pay great attention to my thinking process. Last, they gave me a problem to write the usdo code. And comment, ask why I did this on every step. It is a little bit difficult to concentrate, but I guess it is how the working environments are, you constantly dealing with people, and coworkers. It ended up badly with not remembering some library code, and not familiar with the hardware related coding.

    Interview Questions
    • how to inverse visit a linked lists by not introducing any variables?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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