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Cognizant Technology Solutions Interview Questions & Reviews in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Updated Mar 5, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Consultant Interview

Consultant
Minneapolis, MN

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in June 2012.

Interview Details – 1. Submitted my resume on the company carrier portal
2. Approached by HR after 4-6 months of resume submission online
3. HR performed the initial screening on relocation and salary expectation.
4. First interview with a Senior Consultant in similar role.
5. Second interview with a Manager in same vertical.
6. HR made the offer.
7. Offer accepted and joined.
8. Waited on bench for a project - 2 weeks (original project was cancelled).
9. Gave multiple interviews to different client managers and took the client which started the project first.

Interview Question – All standard questions for the role I was interviewing. No out of the box questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no problems in negotiations. Initial offer was less than expectation, informed HR of the dissatisfaction.
It was taken up by Senior HR and they came back with a good offer.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager
Minneapolis, MN

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview Details – 1. HR Round
2. Technical Round
3. Account Manager Round
4. Client Round

Interview Question – Internal Technical round   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Salary


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Technology Lead Interview

Technology Lead
Minneapolis, MN

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in December 2012.

Interview Details – 2 rounds of interview.. very crisp.

Interview Question – Explain a business case using advanced capabilities of BizTalk   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Yes..


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Architect Interview

Architect
Minneapolis, MN

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in July 2010.

Interview Details – It's a long process, patience is key. An internal interview with Cognizant team of architects and as required client interviews will be arranged. If everything goes well HR will contact and discuss salary.

Interview Question – What is your existing Salary?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Technical Lead Interview

Technical Lead
Minneapolis, MN

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in October 2010.

Interview Details – Contacted by HR for the position available. Interview set up by the manager and technical team.

Interview Question – basic technical questions - Class vs structure, oops basics, basic design patterns, estimation techniques   Answer Question

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