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IBM Systems Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 9, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6 weeks - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details – Great discussion of position and skills required

Interview Question – Most questions were about skills and qualifications.   Answer Question

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Systems Engineer
Pune (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at IBM in March 2011.

Interview Details – One to one meeting, GD for technical topic and short docs preparation

Interview Question – Short docs preparation that was not as interview process.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Bonus

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Systems Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at IBM in January 2012.

Interview Details – I was hired a graduate hire for after clearing seven rounds.
2 written
1 english
gd
tech discussion
hr

Interview Question – where u want to see your self ?   View Answer

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Systems Engineer
Delhi (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details – 65% cutoff, then 1 hour test testing aptitude. next round was english test where written communication was also checked. next was interview round which was very interesting.they asked basic questions.

Interview Question – none as such.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – fixed salary

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Anonymous Employee
Calcutta (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at IBM in September 2013.

Interview Details – 3 rounds
1st : Aptitude - consisted of two sections 1)mathematical series based questions 2) simple aptitude based on percentage , ratio proportion , mixtures etc
2nd : English - basic questions on proper grammar usage and business mail etiquette
3rd : Interview

Interview Question – The aptitude test was a bit difficult   Answer Question

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Systems Engineer

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details – Came to campus. Had a long and tiring two-day process. Major eliminations were in the aptitude and GD rounds. Took 90% of the people who qualified GD and appeared for the PI. PI was a breeze and was more of an idle early morning banter.

Interview Question – "Which song was played during the medal presentations of the London Olympics?"   View Answer

Reason for Declining – I didn't really have my heart set on a coding job and found another job in business consulting.

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Anonymous Employee
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM in May 2009.

Interview Details – Phone intvw

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Systems Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at IBM in December 2012.

Interview Details – First Online aptitude and reasoning questions,next round will be online english verbal test 3rd round will be GD then final round HR cum Technical

Interview Question – Prepare your B.Tech subjects   Answer Question

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Systems Engineer
Calicut, Kerala (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details – It was campus placement process,there were 3 rounds
1.written
2.GD
3.technical-I
4.technical-II

Negotiation Details – it was campus selection so there was no negotiation allowed

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Anonymous Employee
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at IBM in April 2010.

Interview Details – Good

Interview Question – No unexpected question   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was not able to negotiate. Program manager was very stubborn.

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