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Updated Aug 30, 2014
Updated Aug 30, 2014
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Programmer Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in April 2013.

Interview Details

The Interview process was very informal however there were four interviews in all including the hiring manager, mortgage bankers regional manger, branch manager and banking regional manager. Each interview was fairly straight-forward with no real difficulties. They are all big on customer service and performance data.

Interview Questions
  • The consistent question seemed to be "Why Chase?". Secondly, be prepared to provide past performance data.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Programmer Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was selected for phone technical interview for 30 mins in Nov. Interviewer asked pretty much about the technical skills I used and mentioned in my resume. Overall good interview experience.

    Got second round phone call for panel technical interview for 2 hours immediately in one week. It was for SOA services group, As my background matched with the technical skills. We proceeded. Some of the questions I recollected are about :
     - Asking for outer/inner join
    - challenges faced in creating xml schema, and webservices
    - Core java questions
    - And last person (Manager) asking for OOP question ( polymorphism, concrete class, abstract class etc). Overall 2 hrs interview was good experience.

    I did not hear anything for 2 months. In Jan 2012 HR called and mentioned, they would like to have one more round of technical interview with higher officials with architecture group. I agreed and proceeded for phone interview. Person who was suppose to take did not call, other colleague who joined group recently called. Well, all I was concerned to get the interview. after a while he said he had to go in 30 mins.. though he has lot of questions for me. As a interviewer I was thinking if the person who was suppose to take interview was not available, it could have been rescheduled, it was waste of everyone's time and preparation. Anyways, this architect took rigorous deep technical interview for 30 mins. and said HR would contact me.

    After a week Manager call me and ask me to come down to the chase office for causal talk and he did mention its just casual nothing technical. I agreed immediately and visited the facility, to my surprise, Architects from other place visited that location for that week. And they grilled me technically. I did not expect a casual meeting means technical grill. very unprofessional. I wish manager could have set the expectation and inform me that I would be meeting architects.

    After 4 rounds of interview and wait for 4 weeks I did not hear anything from JPMC. I spent so much time and effort, I was expecting a feedback. I did send email to HR for feedback, they never replied.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Programmer/Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    Consulting with management about what I can do for the business. I can only suggest that I have over 20 years COBOL Mainframe experience and have worked as a quality assurance leader on may projects.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had to do IKM Java 6 tests online via agents, need to score as close to 100 to get past this point and in top 90% and above.

    The questions are of dubious value to a real programmer as if I had to deal with the code presented I would have ripped most of it out and rewrote it, honestly most of the questions broke some principle from Joshua Bloch's book Effective Java with horrible calls and casts to parent objects then you had to decipher what method would actually get called. The rest is rote learning on packages and flow structure.

    Interview Questions
    • I think they relegate strong people who have a wide range of skills not just java and low level knowledge of threads and poorly designed class hierarchy snafu's but thats their perogative and I'm sure you'll get plenty of people who can ace this part but can't really integrate or have other soft skills like human conversation... ;-)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    there are 3 rounds interviews, first round is asking questions based on your cv. the second round is more technical, which related to my cover letter. the final round is based on case analysis, quite difficult. However, the experience was great and those people are very very very nice indeed!

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Don't want it anymore

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    technical round was really challenging by the time I went to bed I f

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Logic reasoning and numerical tests first, then the first round interview. You ***MUST*** bring the email they sent you in the online application system (not even in your email). The security guard don't care about applicant if you don't know the name of your contact. And this is just ridiculous, i've got interview in other tech and consulting giants and none of then asked me for the bloody letter. The interview started late for half an hour. Technology interview was easy and very general, the guy was easy going, 15yrs+ exp. in JPM. The competence interview was humiliating, being assumed to be a liar in the very first question... The lady was absolutely offensive and in no way that I can work with her, if she is going to be my supervisor. In general, the interview was badly organised, and the process was different from the description stated online. All the applicants were confused on the day

    Interview Questions
    • Have you used our online xxxx system (help you choose an appropriate position in JPM)? I said no. And the interviewer said, don't lie to me, I can read your body language. ?!?!   View Answer
    • What is cloud computing?   Answer Question
    • How do you proof your leadership skills?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Programmer Analyst 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 J.P. Morgan in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Involved a standard written test, which had a quant section and a coding section, as well as a verbal and comprehension section. This part was fairly simple, and similar to a lot of other written tests.

    Shortlisted candidates were summoned for a panel interview. They asked me questions based on my areas of interest which were networking and databases. They told me about the position offered, in the security and data management team.

    I was asked about my final year engineering project, and I outlined the design and implementation parts. Since the job involved a fair amount of network management, and my coding skills were judged sound, I was led to another interviewer, who probed me further on networks.

    He asked me a fairly simple set of questions on computer networks, the usual protocol stuff. I was also asked about NetSNMP, which I had made use of for my academic project.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Firstly, you are required to fill up the online application, with your resume, covering letter and academic transcript. Then after about 3 weeks, you would be invited to take the online tests. In about 2 weeks after the test, selected candidates would be informed by email and phone to arrange a phone interview. Lastly, within one week, the final interview would conduct and results would be posted.

    Interview Questions
    • When the business of a case company wasn't doing well, and as a manager, you were in a position where you have to lay off some of your staff, how would you address the decision to the employees?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I accepted an offer from Credit Suisse

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at J.P. Morgan in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    I had to pass a series of Brain Bench tests to be considered for an interview. Then I had a technical phone interview which was quite challenging. Next, I was called in for a panel interview, where I was quizzed both verbally and by written test. Finally, I had one last interview with the hiring manager and project lead. All in all, it was quite an interview process!

    Interview Questions
    • I was given some Cobol code that did not work. And I was asked to recode it so it was correct.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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