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IBM Advisory Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Oct 13, 2014
Updated Oct 13, 2014
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Advisory Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

FIRST Telephone , then skype , and then personal

No Offer

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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Fishkill, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Fishkill, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Why do you like about software?

    Interview Questions
    • What do you do then a project is behind schedule?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    easy interview; questions on past projects; some math/logic test like GRE/SAT

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Interviews are normally very formal. Interview panels with in IBM are technically very strong. I have been working with IBM for 12 years so can't speak much about current interview process.

    Interview Questions
    • Interview process was mostly formal. Questions were based on past experience.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at IBM in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Internal transfer position with hiring manager looking for more work skills expansion in information systems.

    Interview Questions
    • Given a global team environment with a wide variety of server hosting environments, how would you find a common solution to a big data application?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at IBM in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    phone call interview with HR followed by engineers and manager interview

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    interviewed at IBM in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    - interviewed with two different hiring managers and four team members, overall it went well, was very impressed with the working environment: labs, people and etc.
    - questions asked were real world questions, not by books, some very technical questions, some are not technical questions, non-technical questions are harder than technical questions.

    Interview Questions
    • how did you solve the situation where there were some conflicts between you and your team members?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interview, asked for technical question about their problem domain.
    Which I was not able to answer.
    She asked me about my experience in developming cloud clusters and the cloud management REST api.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at IBM.

    Interview Details

    Paper test -> 1st Interview (team leader or team member) -> 2nd Interview (reporting manager) -> Final Interview (executive)

    Interview Questions
    • There might be pressure interview which will judge the candidate's reaction according to pressure. Any answers provided by the candidate will be challenged so need to practice before interview and try to lead the discussion to your direction instead of involving in arguments.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not too much negotiation. IBM HR define the standard of salary payment and your manager and executives do not have too much impact on that.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Advisory Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at IBM in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    receive a phone call to introduce the background and some project related information, then on-site 3 face-to-face interview, two technical group interview and one 1:1 management personality interview. get the offer after 3 days.

    Interview Questions
    • what's the opinion on the cloud deployment of IBM products and others well-known cloud solutions? what's your comment on the "IBM crisis" in cloud field?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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