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Dell Software Developer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 13, 2014
Updated Aug 13, 2014
14 Interview Reviews

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Software Developer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Round Rock, TX
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Round Rock, TX
Interview Details

The onsite interview consisted of 4 (1 of them being with HR) 1:1 interviews, each interview being around 30 mins. each, and they covered both technical/problem-solving and behavioral questions. The sessions were pretty laid-back and informal and started off with some bit of chit-chatting followed by an understanding of what was expected from the role, what I had done previously of the same nature, etc.

Interview Questions
  • The "Three Light Switches" riddle, which one can answer (and I could fortunately) on the spot one thinking through but it was a bit unexpected but a good way of testing problem solving in my opinion.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Dell in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    HR calls and setup a phone interview with hiring manager. Then there will be four rounds of technical interviews. Once selected then HR negotiation happens. The whole process takes about 1 month or sometime it could take more depending on the selection process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    phone than real than go to the place and talked to the branch manager, got in in no time only took about twenty miutes to interview. after waited about three weeks to get a respond.

    Accepted Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dell in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Very straightforward and friendly. Three rounds - First was Technical, Second was writeen and third was HR Screening

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I didnt negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Round Rock, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Round Rock, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dell.

    Interview Details

    1 on campus interview and 3 on-site interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • How will you handle so and so situation   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Straight out of school.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Software Developer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Dell.

    Interview Details

    Campus Recruitment Process.
    3 rounds.
    Round 1- Written test. This round had 3 sections. Aptitude, English and Technical. Multiple Choice Questions with no negative marking.
    Round 2- Technical Interview. Questions asked depend mostly on what you write in your resume.
    Round 3- HR Interview. General HR questions, the interviewers are very observant.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Dell.

    Interview Details

    average.not much difficult process to get into..the mostly ask about the previous employer average.not much difficult process to get into..the mostly ask about the previous employeraverage.not much difficult process to get into..the mostly ask about the previous employer

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Software Developer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Dell in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Inerview process wa smooth... HR is highly co-operative... four rounds fo technical and one round of HR .
    Qustions were good and not chilly. You will get good communiation with HR about the interiew process

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Dell in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview was for a position with the storage product team in Israel,
    Second interview consist of two medium difficulty questions but attention to details was required.

    Interview Questions
    • print the "perimeter" of a binary tree:
      first edge is the leftmost sub-tree from top to bottom,
      second edge are the leafs from left to right,
      third edge is the right most sub-tree from bottom to top
        View Answer
    • reverse the order of words in a string sentence, without using an extra buffer   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Dell in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Walked into a massive hiring process when a new center of excellence was being setup. Had 3 rounds, HR and then a technical round with an architect, and then a managerial round with a few techno functional rounds. Questions were routine + some scenario based questions from the Manager and a few architectural questions from the architect.

    Interview Questions
    • There were not much, but a question on what was my most complex assignment yet was met with a seeming disapproval initially on my answer.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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