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Updated Dec 9, 2014
Updated Dec 9, 2014
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    Senior Software Development Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at McAfee in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    The first round is Written test with many tough questions of C++ to finish within 30 mts.
    The second and third round are technical rounds, fourth round is directly you are given a laptop to write a Program and demonstrate the results.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Back End Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at McAfee in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    got a email on tuesday and was scheduled for phone interview on imediate next day. phone interview was really good. and then scheduled a on site interview.
    on site interview is the toughest interview i ever faced, lot of unexpected question.s

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Principal Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at McAfee in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds of telecon followed by one 3 hour online test followed by 3 more interviews. HR offer was just a formality. I was impressed with Sr folks out there they were approchable and mingled well.
    Two rounds are 45 minutes over a phone, and each round is almost elimination round.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding a variant of trie and iterating in a zig zaw fashion.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Loved MCafee people and was sure will not be able to stay put for more than a year do thought of waiting for sometime and so joined another firm. I am firm in returning to them.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at McAfee in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Three interviews and a short writing test. Took about 3 hours. People were nice. They wanted to know what my questions were. I wish I had come with more questions prepared.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at McAfee in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was as professional as it could be. I first had a phone interview. The interviewer introduced himself and the team well, went through my resume, my current and past work then few quick general problem solving questions. Afterwards an on-site interview was scheduled within a few days. Interviewers were very humble and the environment was really friendly. HR was professional and acted promptly.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were straightforward programming questions with reasonable clarity.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Senior Programmer Analyst Interview

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

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at McAfee in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    asked so many questions covering all the topics . but no process/methodology related questions . good attitude lakes you success ion interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    not negotiated
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Senior Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Interview Details

    There are a minimum of 3 rounds one of which will be a coding round in code of your preference.
    Round 1 - involved basic aptitude and QA concepts
    Round 2 - involved more details questions on the tasks that you would be involved in
    Round 3 - a coding round that involved 2 or 3 simple programs in C++ (they did ask me what language I was comfortable with)

    Additionally there will be HR rounds and meetings with your senior managers and so on.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding round was unexpected. They asked me to write a sorting algorithm, some previous question, writing and reading from a file   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Senior Product Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clarita, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clarita, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at McAfee in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    1. Initial Phone Interview.
    2. 6 One on One interviews
    3. HR Screening (BG check etc)
    4. Offer

    Interview Questions
    • 1. You think Certifications such as CISSP makes a difference?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    1. Keep it simple and dont play games.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Software Development Engineer In Test Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at McAfee in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round is technical round. They are asking C# basic questions,Linq,Xml queries.
    Second round they asked me to write code on the test machine. which is having 25 programs, ASP.net,C#,Ado.net,Xml....
    Third round is managerial round and most of the questions related to testing questions

    Interview Questions
    • Second round they asked me to write code on the test machine. which is having 25 programs, ASP.net,C#,Ado.net,Xml....   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    QA Technical Lead Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

    Very thorough interview process. Included around 6 rounds with a written technical & aptitude test

    Interview Questions
    • Why do want to join our company ?
      Why should I hire you ?
       
      Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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