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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
Application Details

I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at CGI in April 2014.

Interview Details

This is regarding with the Java/J2EE interview process. To say in brief, it's worst. Pls find my experience as below.
-->First of all, We need to fill a form after entry with all details as an employee who is actually going to join really.
-->I mean to say, lot many details are unnecessary as we have not threw with at least one round of interview.Please save the paper.Save the trees.
-->I waited around 2 hours for my turn even though it was a scheduled interview.
-->I have attended couple interviews with this company.
-->For all times, they don't have the clear picture of technologies requirement of a candidate.
-->I mean to say, they are missing selecting the right profiles considering the technologies what they are looking for.
-->For all times I experienced a bad and worst unprofessional interview panel members and environment.
-->They don't even know to introduce themselves in a casual way when we meet a person for the first time.
-->Even if we try from our side they don't respond in a positive way.
-->Coming to the questions part, they are great typical. Off course little better when I attended the first time.
-->They need more information on the related components of your application than the application on which you have worked actually.

No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview

Other Interview Reviews for CGI

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There were two rounds of technical interviews which were very easy.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was with a HR. They just listened what I said. Later offer letter was released as per their salary structure.
    Accepted Offer
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at CGI in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds:
    1 HR : 15- 20 mins: questions like why do want to join our company, few behavioral questions
    2 Technical : 30-45 mins : question level were not that difficult, basic ques from java, spring, hibernate, mvc, few design patterns like factory, singleton. Most of the questions were from the resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First Technical Round
    Second Technical Round
    HR Round
    Interview was not tough. it was moderate.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at CGI in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Got a call through HR, applied back with Reference. Interview was for 1 hour after an initial 15 minute telephone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Discuss a product test scenario you have handled and the test process   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, I was told by HR that salaries are fixed for each slab.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at CGI.

    Interview Details

    Generally people get interview calls through some consultancy. It is very rare that the resume shared by their employees get selected.
    The interview process follows through a written examination, then first round of interview by a senior resource and then the second round by the lead of the project and then the final round by the architect. You will get to know the results after few days, as they want to choose best of the employees by comparing the candidates.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    As i got to know the work was support kind of and that too in night shift.

    Declined Offer
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at CGI in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Purely based on consultancy.......was the easiest interviews but too many interviews(4)

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    CGI was not a good company to work as there will be no growth for the people who work hard and hike is very less
    Growth is only for people who are working in CGI for more than 5 years depends on the relationship you have with your manager

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at CGI in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    1. First a phone call will be made to confirm the timing and the date. Both of which were flexible based on my ease as well.
    2. Since i was outstation candidate, i had my first interview -telephonic, which comprised simple questions and lasted around 30 minutes.
    3. Once i got confirmed , i had another technical telephonic with video round which lasted for approximately 2 hours comprising of mainly technical and few managerial questions, with tech lead and the manager.
    4. on site interview with the onsite senior consultant.
    5. hr interview was short and just required some salary negotitations.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you need documentation in Ad hoc testing if not why ? Do you need documentation for agile testing? For an existing project without documentation how would you work on maintenance testing? What is pesticide paradox? Whats remedy?   Answer Question
    • I was given a scenario and asked to come up with relevant test cases.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Took some time.
    As i was shifting from a crappy small company ,i did not n negotiate much. I just wanted out. However i got a very good hike. I got more than what i asked for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at CGI in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview Panel had less experience than mine. I really have doubt on the quality of the people they hire. The person who took the interview had shown some attitude and he was like mugged up few questions for the interview and the questions are very common. He is playing the role of software Engg/Senior software Engg, where he had been asked to take the interview of mine. I am playing the role of a Lead in a company. I think in other Indian companies at least they have better interview process than CGI (I might be wrong). There was no question related to the current role and responsibilities in the current organization and about the project that i am doing or the challenges that we faced. Instead of that, like an inexperienced interviewer (Which i biliv he was) was asking some unnecessary questions which i thing was not required.

    Interview Questions
    • OOP cocepts, where the interviewer was expecting definition.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at CGI in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    3 technical round.1 manager round.1 HR round

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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