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Headstrong Senior Software Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 7, 2014
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I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Headstrong.

Interview Details – 2 technical and 1 managerial round

Interview Question – questions related to technology and how is the work in current company   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – yes , they tried to negotiate

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Noida (India)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Headstrong in December 2013.

Interview Details – 3 rounds of interviews. 2 technical and 1 manager round. OOPS is their basic requirement and 1st question will always come from OOPS. they have a predefined sheet containing required topics.

Interview Question – details of .net framework from tip to toe.   Answer Question

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Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Headstrong.

Interview Details – 5 Rounds of interview. 4 technical & 1 HR.

Interview Question – Design patterns.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiations.

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Senior Software Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Headstrong in June 2012.

Interview Details – There will be 2 technical rounds and 1 managerial round
The technical rounds are generally lengthy and they can ask questions from
anything to everything on your technology.
It is good if you control the flow of your interview
else you can expect the interview getting tough very soon.
Expectations are good from the interviewers, they really test basics. Also some advance concepts if you have worked on them in your earlier projects.

Interview Question – They may ask questions that may be pretty abstract.
Please do not get bogged down.
Its a test of your character.
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Negotiation Details – 1 week

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Senior Software Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Headstrong in August 2012.

Interview Details – Got call from HR of the Bangalore campus,they scheduled a telephonic interview for some days and then again they rescheduled due to unavailability of panel. On the day of the scheduled telephonic interview HR called me and told that panel is not ready to take telephonic interview and hence they want to have direct face to face interview and so i told them to schedule and decided on particular date. I went there as per time and then first i had written exam,after that 2 technical rounds followed by Manager and HR round.
In technical interview there were some basic questions and few of them conceptual. Second technical was little more conceptual and manager round was just a formality about joining date and my past work experience. HR round was just salary discussion.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I got better offer. They were paying way less.

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Headstrong.

Interview Details – My interview here was very long and i have interviewed here for more than 2 hours.
It was 2 tech rounds and one managerial rounds.
Interview process here is very irregular.Some people says,Interview was easy and some people says its tough.It depends.No any standard for this.

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Senior Software Engineer

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Headstrong in May 2011.

Interview Details – one telephonic round for 45 minutes
next 2 face to face technical rounds for 60 minutes each with a employer paid lunch break.
Technical round was extensive covering programming, design pattern, databases, shell scripting etc.
then last managerial or HR round.
thereafter negotiations and background check.

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Negotiation Details – They initially offerred 4.5 laks per year CTC, but after producing them another better offer they revised it to 5.

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Bangalore (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at Headstrong in March 2012.

Interview Details – there were 2 face to face interviews. After that I was told to leave for the day. After few days they called me back for the Managerial interview and they asked me to fill the confirmation form for the job. They confirmed the salary later in the week.

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Negotiation Details – They have given me the best salary hike any serviced based company can offer.

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Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Headstrong in June 2011.

Interview Details – There will a telephonic technical interview, or it could be FtoF as well. They would ask most of the core java concepts only but in detail.
If through with first round, second would be another technical around with some senior technical architect.
He would again cover some core java concept along with Advance java and the technologies mentioned in your profile.
if through, then there would be a Managerial round followed with HR discussion.

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