Facebook Software Development Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 7, 2014
Updated May 7, 2014
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Software Development Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee  in  Palo Alto, CA
Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
Application Details

I interviewed through an employee referral - interviewed at Facebook.

Interview Details

2 phone interviews Got a phone interview with FB through a recruiter . first 15 minutes are pretty standard background questions like what challenges or what you learned through previous projects and experience. Then followed by two coding questions:

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Mostly the regular algorithm problem, like binary tree, linked list and string manipulations. A couple of them are related with real products of Facebook. One interviewer is particularly interested with the experience of distributed system.

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    • Edit distance of words and distributed system questions.   View Answer
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Madison, WI
    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
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    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Facebook in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Just ask Two questions
    Use write board or paper to write down the code

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
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    The process took a day - interviewed at Facebook in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    - received offer to interview in email
    - had a phone screen with recruiter
    - had a phone screen with questions from a software engineer. The engineer was very difficult to understand. I asked him to pick up the handset and he said that he was unable to.

    First question: for a random-ordered bucket of numbers 1 through 3000 with one number missing, how would you detect which number is missing?

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    • First question: for a random-ordered bucket of numbers 1 through 3000 with one number missing, how would you detect which number is missing?   View Answers (4)
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