MAQ Software Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Redmond, WA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
Application Details

interviewed at MAQ Software in April 2014.

Interview Details

I applied for the position on my University's job website. A recruiter called me a few days later and we had an introductory phone conversation, and then a couple weeks later I went in for a technical interview.

At the technical interview I talked to a Software Engineer who asked me technical questions, and then I talked to the recruiter who I talked to on the phone about behavioral questions.

Interview Questions
  • The Software Engineer asked me how I would design the tables for a database that kept track of customer information and purchase information for an online shopping site.   Answer Question
No Offer
Neutral Experience
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Redmond, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at MAQ Software in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Met with a person from HR, then met with one of the senior managers on the first day. They said that they would meet and get back to me about a second round interview. The next week a recruiter reached out and scheduled a time for me to come in for a technical interview the next day, I met with a developer for about 30 minutes and was asked code the answer to a problem using any language I wished.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much room for negotiation, however the original offer was very fair so I decided to take it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Written test mostly aptitude 30 minutes, 30 questions with negative marking.
    Followed by 2 Technical interviews. Each technical interview has one coding question to be solved in about 15 minutes.
    Then there a communication test followed by a panel HR interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was very difficult. The first paper would be completely aptitude based was unexpected. We were expecting a little more technical questions in the written round.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at MAQ Software in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    i applied for MAQ software through my college since MAQ software came to our campus for recruitment

    1st round :- It's purely aptitude test easily u can find all questions on indiabix not possible to solve all in given time of 30 min so be quick about it and with this thr was an algorithm round in which u have to write proper code for two problem with proper comment and algorithm within 30 min
    q1 :- given a string without space "iamstudent" output "i am student" u are provided with a dictionary to check words
    q2:- an array contains number in range 1 to n and having a number missing and a number repeat twice find both numbers
    i did both questions and apti and top the written exam with so many gusses in apti part

    after that they shortlisted 20 student
    1st technical round :- a coding question to print like " i_am_student" to "student_am_i" complexity plays important role here and space too
    interview starts with tell me about yourself and discussion on this questions and asked to to do this inplace with only o(n) complexity not even allowed to reverse string i know many of u think still possible but one time means one time not again means if u start form last thn "tneduts" u can't even reverse this word
    after that a long discussion on project i worked on data mining which company demands so many questions were there and after that "oops" everything in oops abstraction,virtual,polymorphism etc and after that dbms indexing, normalisation diff between c and c++ u have to explain everyhting above with proper example.
    2nd technical round :- first there was a code to print nth prime number i wrote it using sieve
    but as my interview starts with tell me about yourself and discussion on code why i used sieve because it's clearly mentioned that i have to print only nth prime number but wrote code for whole which took so much time so had a fight over this with interviewer finally in end i wrote a simple brute force code and after that discussion on project what's the use of my project in real life after that dbms keys primary,unique etc proper with real life example means using example of real time database like banking etc and after that he asked me about knowledge in web development i denied because i have no knowledge about it after that he gave me 3 tables and i have to write query on it . those were very complex query and after that two puzzle coin placing puzzle means placing of coins so that every coin touch with other coin and number on dice so that we can easily represent date using noth dice. he was strict
    3rd technical round:- it was manager technical round with project manager he was very cool guy and round starts with tell me about yourself than my hobbies and some questions on my hobbies and name 20 components of a computer like mouse ,motherboard etc within time say 20 sec and after that discussion on my project and question about my family background than my further plans regarding studies and last any question i want to ask i asked him about company growth and my growth with company and a firm handshake and round over

    after sometime they declared result they took 6 students in total and i was one of them.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at MAQ Software in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was short listed after the IQ test(30 questions 30 mins) and the Algorithm test (pseudo code for 2 algorithms). Later I had 2 technical rounds, in which most of the questions where on project, DBMS, c, java, oops, java script, css and HTML. You have to code something in every round.

    Interview Questions
    • Not that difficult. But one need to be strong in basics and programming.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Noida (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Noida (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 days - interviewed at MAQ Software in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The process went for 3 days. One Interview a day and all of them were conducted on skype. All three interviews were technical interviews.

    1st Interview mainly concentrated on checking the OOPs and Computer Science basics.
    2nd Interview concentrated on checking the web-development basics as I have mentioned web-development as my strong area in the resume.
    3rd Interview mainly concentrated on programming basics and algorithms. General questions regarding linkedlists and trees were asked.

    After 2 hours of final interview, HR called and I got the offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to shift so early in your career?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    apti 58 question
    most of question from c,c++,ds
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    Interview Questions
    • they asked a puzzel
      U start at point (0,0) and have to reach at (9,9)
      covering minimum distance provided three are 9 horizital line seaprated one unit apart
      similarly 9 vertial line
        View Answer
    No Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at MAQ Software in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    1. Technical + Aptitude Written MCQ test (50 questions/60 mins)
       Followed by Algorithm Writing ( 2 Algo/programs in 30 mins) . Evaluated only in interviews, not considered in the MCQ test performance.
    2. Two Pure Technical interviews (F2F)
    3. One Technical + HR interview

    Interview Questions
    • A 2d matrix of 1 's and 0's. Ever (i,j) element becomes 1 or 0 based on row i and column j. If row i or column j have a 1, then element (i,j) of the matrix becomes one else 0. The difference relies in here : decision about who becomes 0 or 1 is based on the old matrix and not the changed matrix. Solve this using no auxiliary space.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Allahabad (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allahabad (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at MAQ Software in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    First Round : Written (Aptitude)
    Second Round : F2F Technical Interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Surat (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Surat (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at MAQ Software in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Apti round , followed by coding round which is followed by technical and HR rounds

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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