McAfee Software Development Engineer Interview Questions

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Software Development Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at McAfee (McLean, VA) in April 2011.

Interview

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.

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yes. add 10k more and tell u were expecting that much.. he/she may increase by 3-4k

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Difficult and 5 rounds Basic concepts 1. Written Test:- 30 questions from verbal & Non-Verbal reasoning +20 aptitude Questions ,It was the toughest paper,like eltmus questation . The written test had 50 questions and were given 1 hour to solve it. Today cutoff is 28 questions. 2.my technical interview was for approx 110 to 120 minutes duration( Blackboard Presentation on code + Questions on computer communication network+memory mangement questaton+questaton from open the file close the file+basic java+3 puzzles questons+alogrithm of data structure)

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    Negotiation

    NO NEGOTIATION

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at McAfee in June 2014.

    Interview

    interview process was good first was technical round fllowed by interview process. difficult questions question were on c/c++, sql .phython. be prepared toughness. mcafee is tough to crack. i think it will be helpful

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at McAfee in April 2014.

    Interview

    telephonic round was there for the post of software engineer in java technology. it was around 1 hour and 30 minuts long. there was java's technical questions and some data structure's question. basic of java core and link list and queue insersion and deletion. there was 2-3 puzzuls

    Interview Questions

    • There are three box with apple, orange and apple+orange, all three are identical, one have to know which box have which fruit exactly and one can open one box maximum.   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kfar Saba (Israel)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at McAfee (Kfar Saba (Israel)).

    Interview

    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

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at McAfee (Bangalore (India)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    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 Questions

    • making functions to find out the length of largest left and right substrings in a number whose sum is equal   Answer Question
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at McAfee (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

    • Design a data structure where insertion, deletion, data access and get random element are all done in O(1), i.e., constant time. (Without using STL or Hash tables)   3 Answers
    • Many coding questions about friend functions in C++.   Answer Question
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