Defence Science & Technology Agency Interview Questions

Updated Jun 20, 2015
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    Procurement Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency (Singapore (Singapore)).

    Interview

    for the 1st round the interviews will be your future supervisors. They are very friendly and direct. you will be asked to answer a case study related to a procurement process before the interview which shouldn't take more than 20 mins to answer. 2nd round will be the director and assistant/deputy director for procurement. He will question your interests and wants the candidate to stay for the long term (so answer smart if you want the job)

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to join DSTA/this position? What are the other companies you've applied for? What do you know about the procurement process? any procurement experience?   Answer Question
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency in February 2015.

    Interview

    I applied for the position through university. The interview was held in campus. Before the interview itself, there was a written test about procurement which you are given 20 minutes to answer. It was an informal interview with 2 interviewers. They asked the usual interview questions. They also posted scenarios asking how would you handle the situation/problem.

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency (Singapore (Singapore)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Interview with 3 people. 2 from management (Director level) and 1 from HR. Required to write a short essay about a random topic. Just need to know what is the company core business and background. In short, it was not a very hard interview.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency.

    Interview

    2 rounds of interview, 1st round with HR on campus. It also included a written test asking you to write about your key competencies and skills and how they are helpful to the job applied for. 2nd round of interview was a panel interview with 4 engineers/senior engineers. Generally they asked about your resume details/fit questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you created your own IT applications and how did it help in your life?   Answer Question
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency.

    Interview

    Interview process is fast. One of the first few companies to call for interview and offer the job. Two rounds of interview. One with the directors and HR personnel. The second one is a phone interview with the programme centre director.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions are relatively similar to the rest of the companies. What are the core values of DSTA? Why do you choose to join DSTA? If given a offer, will you choose DSTA over the rest of your preferred choices?   Answer Question
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    Building and Infrastructure (Engineer) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bukit Merah Estate (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency (Bukit Merah Estate (Singapore)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    2 rounds of interview. first round was interviewed by 2 HR in campus where you will be required to write an essay which you have to create a problems and provide solutions with the given values such as professionalism, integrity, team work... etc and second round was interviewed by 2 senior engineers and 1 HR at the HQ at Bukit Merah.

    Interview Questions

    • Usual questions like self introduction, why do you want to join DSTA, what do you see yourself in the next five years and what do you think DSTA in building and infrastructure are doing (Job scope)?   Answer Question
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency in March 2014.

    Interview

    2 rounds. First with HR and then with directors.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you prefer project management over technical role.   Answer Question
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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency.

    Interview

    1 round interview, interviewers were a panel of 3.

    Interview Questions

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency (Singapore (Singapore)) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Applied through campus interview, lasted close to 30min (allocated time is 30min), Panel of 3 people, have to complete a general essay prior to interview. Generally receptive to fresh graduates and welcome them to learn on the job. Looking to recruit a healthy number of people to fill the vacancy

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Defence Science & Technology Agency.

    Interview

    Applied through a campus networking event and received the call for an interview two weeks later. Had only one panel interview, consisting of 2 directors and a HR manager. Interview was pretty smooth. It was more of a dialogue session with the interviewers and there were zero technical questions asked.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Pay and bonuses are fixed for the public sector.

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