I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cerner in February 2013.
Interview Details – Was contacted by HR for first round. Passed that and was called for an onsite interview.
Most of the questions were from the Post above.
Interview Question – None Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cerner.
Interview Details – Got an HR call after I submitted the resume online. After that they flew me directly for onsite to Kansas. The interview was very simple. 3 1-hr interviews with 3 architects.
Some of the questions were:
1.chess game using oops concept
2.print Foo if number is divided by 5 and bar if number is divided by 7 and foobar if number is divided by 5&7.
3.find a number using Binary search algorithm
5.difference between memory managed and non-memory managed languages.
6.things a programmer should be careful in a memory managed language
7.how do u approach a bug
8.difference between unit testing and integration testing
9.different types of testing.
10.unit test cases for string reversal
11. gave a code and was asked to find where null pointer exception was occurring.
12.joins in database.
13. gave a code was asked what it does- it was for string reversal.
14.difference between array and linked list.
15.complexity of binary search when array is not sorted.
16. binary search tree for Cerner
And then a lot of behavioral questions.
Interview Question – All usual questions Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Did not negotiate.
I applied through other source and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Cerner in February 2012.
Interview Details – Cerner found my resume in dice.com and called for Velocity Software Engineer position. First, I didn't pay attention thinking that it is some sort of trainning program. Later on I did some research and got in touch with the initial recruiter. First phone interview was with a HR recruiter with basic question involving relocation, work eligibility etc. Then another phone interview with a Technical Recruiter (she is the one will keep in touch with you throughout the process). Then the last phone interview with a Sr. Software Engineer/Architect. Very basic questions like difference between Array and Linked list. Then they offered a paid trip to Kansas City for onsite interview. Cerner really treated me well with air-fair/food/hotel and a gift card. The onsite interview also included a guided trip in Kansas City. Again, the onsite interview was easy. String reversal, Binary Tree related questions. After 4 day I got the offer. Really good salary close to 70K. I didn't need a H1B but needed relocation from West Coast. Cerner paid for it. 2 months now I'm working here.
Interview Question – None actually. Insert/update a Binary Search Tree Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Did not need to. Really lucrative offer.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cerner in February 2013.
Interview Details – I came to know about cerner from one of my friends who got a software engineering position after his MS graduation. I got cerner's recruiter's contact from him and send my resume. I got a call from a recruiter lady the next day. She just asked few questions on my educational background and experience and a time for me to come for on-site interview.
I went for on-site after a week. I live close to Kansas City so I drove there and they gave me a purchase card for my expenses. They booked a nice hotel in KC downtown which was nice. The next morning I drove to their innovation campus. There were 5 other people in the group. The first thing was a recruiter lady gave us a tour of their campus which was cool. After the tour the interview started. Each of us were taken to a room and seated. I had three 45 mins interviews. The interview takers were a software engineer, a senior software engineer and a software architect.
--> explain your past project
--> behavioral question on past project. explain a time when you had a conflict with another team member, conflict on deadlines and similar.
--> chess game oop concept
--> binary search algorithm
--> fizzbuzz for 3 and 5
--> recursive vs iterative algorithm
--> exception handling.
--> what will you do if you get a call from support regarding a production issue
Reason for Declining – The recruiter lady told me that Cerner does sponsor green cards but not in EB2 category even though I have a Masters degree. It makes no sense to do my green card in EB3 and wait for 5-7 years, whereas in EB2 it takes less than a year. That was a deal breaker for me.
I applied online and interviewed at Cerner.
Interview Details – had a phone interview with HR and got selected for onsite interview which is four rounds
Interview Question – Ever thing is on Glass door. Most of the are like S A R( Situation action result) kinda questions Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Pay is very less
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Cerner in May 2011.
Interview Details – Included a phone interview and then flew me out (not from KC area) for an in-person interview with about 5 managers from various departments inside of Cerner. However, Software Engineer is an ambiguous title for Cerner.
Interview Question – Simple technical interview questions. Mainly based on OO concepts and things of that nature. Google "Object Oriented interview questions" and those are the questions you will get. View Answers (2)
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cerner.
Interview Details – Interview process was pretty fast. HR phone interview then technical phone interview.
Later, in person.
Jus prepare the questions posted on glassdoor.
They are pretty standard. No questions are asked beyond that.
I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Cerner.
Interview Details – Applied online and got a call from recruiter. Was called onsite and had 3 rounds of technical interviews
I applied online - interviewed at Cerner in March 2013.
Interview Details – Recruiter called after finding my CV online and setup two phone screens. She wasnt impressed with my non IT background .
Interview Question – During projects at other companies, what problems did you have while coordinating with other members.
Have you taken any other certification courses ? Answer Question
I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cerner in March 2013.
Interview Details – Day before Cerner Day : Accommodation was Good. Slept soon to make sure i am fresh for the interview day.
Cerner Day : A bus came to pick up all the interview candidates.There were 18-19 of them.They dropped us at Cerner Corporate office.Then we had a Small Tour of Cerner and its facilities.After the tour we were guided to our interview tables.It was Cafeteria were we sat and interviews started.Very Simple Interviews .Most of them ask behavior questions.So be Prepared
Technical Questions Asked : Nothing out of glass door. Be prep with the questions posted in glass door and you have a perfect chance of getting into Cerner.
Be Cool. Don't Worry.Enjoy your Interview. Don't be Serious while you are on interview.Keep a Smile on your face.
Interview Question – Nothing Unexpected. Answer Question
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