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EMC Associate Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 27, 2014
Updated Aug 27, 2014
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Associate Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hopkinton, MA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hopkinton, MA
Application Details

I applied in-person. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at EMC in April 2012.

Interview Details

1. LCS algorithm, find the longest sequence from string
Eg: Find the longest sequence in String "abcdefaaaghijklaaamnopqrst" that comes after "aaa"
2. Design Interview process
3. JDBC connectivity
4. foo(number) should give 1_2_number
with highest performance and least memory usage
5. Explain SAN
why to use different server than just one in model (from MVC architecture)
6. How/where to use restlet services for client server architecture
how I can transfer data from one Host (client with one OS) to server (with some other OS)
8. wht is wrong in : String s = null ;
9. If System.exit () is use in one Java code and 2 programs are running on same JVM, what will happen
10. Brain Teasers

Interview Questions
  • Brain Teaser:
    three lamps in the room and three switches outside the room and can go into room only once
     
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    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at EMC.

    Interview Details

    Campus placement. Company visited campus, Then PPT, Ojective exam (aptitude + technical), Technical interview (1 round), HR interview.

    Step1: Aptitude + Technical Exam
    Step2: Technical Interview (1 round)
    Step3: HR interview (1 round)

    Aptitude + Tchnical : Objective exam, Questions were good quality, very less time.

    Technical Interview: Questions mainly from Operating Systems, OOP concepts. (IPC, Virtual memory, paging vs segmentation, Activation record etc).

    HR interview: Just formality, regarding projects, Interests etc.

    Interview Questions
    • One Question started from Paging vs Segmentation and went up to Compaction and Buddy systems.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Campus Placement, No scope for negotiation with students.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    written round- tough and very important
    2 technical round -tougher as compared to other companies interview
    1 hr round-this is just to check ur communication skills.

    Interview Questions
    • how can u test iphone or digital clock?
      answer related to software engineering
       
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    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at EMC in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    There was an initial screening test, where they asked for aptitude and technical questions, all were multiple choice.

    First round of interview, there were questions on C and compilers and operating systems. Then a programming question on linked list.

    Second round, there was a question on data encoding. It was an open question, and very interesting.

    After that a simple HR round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Associate Software Engineer 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 dayinterviewed at EMC in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was hired from college.
    Had one round of written test and one round of f2f interview with a panel consisting of two member
    And finaaly an HR interview.
    Asked abt operating system concepts and few programming questions

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Software Engineer 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 dayinterviewed at EMC in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    It was an on campus interview. First round was written round with some basic programming stuff, aptitude and verbal reasoning. Was pretty easy. The next 2 rounds were technical. Was asked some C snippets and puzzles. The 2nd tech round was complete C programming based. Asked about structures, unions, how to detect a palindrome etc. Anyone with fair understanding of basics would clear them.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Associate 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+ weeksinterviewed at EMC in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Excellent and updated communication

    Interview Questions
    • Questions are easy for anyone who has prepared well. No specific tough question   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Associate Software Engineer 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 dayinterviewed at EMC in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    First was written test of technical questions. Then a list of selected students was prepared. Second was technical round, and then whoever cleared this round was called for final HR round. Technical round was for approximate 25mins, with questions on C++ and Java, and basis concepts of computer science knowledge. Not very tough, but neither too easy. Preparation had to be thorough. The HR round was generic, with starting question as tell me about yourself, and whatever was replied as part of this answer was followed up with next question. Then questions about strengths, weaknesses, why do you want to join this company, which other companies have you applied for, what is your preference with respect to company list etc.

    Interview Questions
    • I was selected for one more company, and they asked me whether I have been selected for any other. This company was the last one to come to campus, and it would have been normally assumed that students would have already been placed.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiations. It was campus placement and fixed structure.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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