I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at McAfee in April 2011.
Interview Details – had 1 phone interview which was fully technical.. Asked about work exp, database, netowrking and OO concepts.. a bit of algorithms... he was mostly seeing whether my basics were good..
onsite interview had 4 rounds.. 2 were more on projects, challenges faced etc. Others were technical on similar topics and asked to write code on the board.
Negotiation Details – yes. add 10k more and tell u were expecting that much.. he/she may increase by 3-4k
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at McAfee.
Interview Details – At the time of the interview, there were 2 open positions. A software development position and a security research position. I couldn't decide which of them I wanted more, so I applied to both of them, which caused an increase of the number of interviews.
All interviewers were professional and didn't try to make the interview too technical, which I liked
Interview Question – I had to spot a security problem in c code Answer Question
I interviewed at McAfee in March 2013.
Interview Details – i was called for interview through elitmus but when i reached there i found out there were several rounds. The first round was a technical interview and it was focused on data structures. The second round was a coding exercise(very tough) but the good part is the questions are repeated.
Interview Question – making functions to find out the length of largest left and right substrings in a number whose sum is equal Answer Question
I applied through college or university and interviewed at McAfee.
Interview Details – 2 stages of selection for interview shortlisting. An eLitmus percentile of 98+ followed by a Multiple choice quiz on computer science, Data structures and programming fundamentals. The latter should not be much of a problem if you are thorough with the basics, though getting a good eLitmus score is the hard part. The job role included a combination of development and testing.
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