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Mahindra Satyam Senior Software Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 10, 2014
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Senior Software Engineer
Mountain View, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in January 2012.

Interview Details – First it was a telephonic interview and the 1:1 Video conferencing.

Interview Questions

Reason for Declining – They were not ready to file Green card.

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Senior Software Engineer
Cale, AR

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in June 2010.

Interview Details – They asked questions on Core Java, Design Patterns, Multi Threading, Collections.

Interview Question – Garbage Collection Algorithms.   Answer Question

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Senior Software Engineer
Mumbai (India)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in September 2010.

Interview Details – Hiring is good and systematic one.
Interview evaluates one's basic concepts and design patterns understanding and ability to perform a task with due diligence.

Interview Question – Why you want to change from your current company   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Yes, I could based on my capabilities in Strong Core Java Knowledge and Webservices implementations

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Anonymous Employee
Chennai (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

Interview Details – Good and quick wrap up with no inconvenience for people coming from far off.

Interview Question – Technical question in non-functional testing though I am for functional, but my answer was appreciated for the attempt   Answer Question

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Senior Software Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in March 2010.

Interview Details – Puzzles
Programming
2 Technical Interviews

Interview Question – Project level interview   View Answer

Negotiation Details – You can negotiate

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Senior Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in November 2010.

Interview Details – It was two round Telephonic Interview, First being very Technical and second was both technical and Managerial.

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Senior Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

Interview Details – One technical interview which is easier. Then came the negotiation part where they offered me a figure for which I have no options to negotiate. I was just given the choices whether to accept it or not. Not even the chances on negotiation of the position which they fixed it already.

Interview Question – We can offer you only XXX of salary and only XXX position. You have only 2 options whether to accept or not. Do you accept?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They gave out the figure and the only options I have are Yes/No

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Senior Software Engineer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in December 2010.

Interview Details – I was referred to the position by my friend who is already working here for the past 6 years. The opportunity was an onsite opportunity in upgrading an existing system. I couldn't ask for more and had a technical interview with 2 of the employees for more than an hour on all the skills required on job with some examples. Overall the interview was good and then another round of technical questions with Onsite Manager the same day for around half an hour. The remaining process was taken care by HR within 5 days and the offer was rolled out within a week, since the requirement was urgent.

Interview Question – No difficult or unexpected questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Yes, I could ask for a negotiation in Employee Band level and Salary figures at offshore too.

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Senior Software Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in October 2012.

Interview Details – Initial communication - called on mobile for BI Senior developer position - scheduled a telephonic interview 2 days later ; received call one hour after schedule for a new time for interview for next day. Next day the interview was done on phone - not too detailed - simple questions asked. 2 days later face to face interview was arranged at a very odd time of 5:00PM. When reached for Face to Face interview was asked to sit and wait. After an hour of wait I was told that the person who was going to come to take interview had gone onsite!! so they will be rescheduling this again.

Interview Question – "I am sorry - can we reschedule the interview" :D   View Answer

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Senior Software Engineer
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Mahindra Satyam in March 2008.

Interview Details – I joined the company in 2000. This company was formarly called as Satyam computer services ltd.
During that time, there was a oral technical round, followed by practical program development. A scenario will be provided for the candidate to program

Interview Question – Questions were more on technical. So if you are strong in your area, then shouldn't have an issue   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate, because the offer I got was 20% more than my current job then.

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