I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at MapQuest in September 2012.
Interview Details – I was referred by a friend in December and got interviewed in January. First, I came to the office for a preliminary interview with a manager and then had a series of 3 interviews with other software engineers. After that, there was a coding exercise which was rather poorly specified: I was supposed to submit some code whether it compiled or even did anything. I sent in part of a game I was working on, and was asked to submit another sample when the team felt my game didn't display much (it didn't have any web component, for instance).
Interview Question – Explain the reasoning behind the OO practice of favoring composition over inheritance. When would you use one or the other? View Answer
Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate - the salary was what I expected.
Pros: Awesome open office space in downtown Denver. Free iPhone, iPad or Android phone. Good salaries. Relaxed work environment with scooters, games, music. As a software engineer you have plenty of opportunities to apply your knowledge and management… – Full Review
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