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Systems Analyst
Brazil, IN

I applied through other source - interviewed at Microsoft in November 2009.

Interview Details – Computer programming test 1
Computer programming test 2
Computer programming test 3
Computer programming test 4
Group interview 1
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Interview with 3 workers for 1 hour
Interview with 4 workers for 1 hour
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Interview Question – What do you want to be in next 10 years?   Answer Question

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Systems Analyst

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Interview Details – Read the job requisition carefully...all questions ill be related to it.

Interview Question – Port numbers and protocols.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Unable to negotiate.

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Systems Analyst
Mountain View, CA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in April 2012.

Interview Details – It was a hard interview. They asked technological questions and I was like, wow, you guys are smart. The buildings were impressive as was there cafeteria. The grounds were very nice and I could imagine employees during lunch breaks loosing themselves from the outside world. There were also lots of computers but I was relieved when they allowed me to use pen and pad. White board was offered but those pens smelled awful.

Interview Question – They showed me lots of wavy lines and asked me what was going on between clock domains. I was hoping for the manhole cover question but we ran out of time   Answer Question

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Systems Analyst
Hyderābād (India)

I applied online - interviewed at Microsoft in May 2010.

Interview Details – first round was a paper based test it was simple then there was a programming test on pc which included two programs and then there were algorithm rounds followed by more questions on networks and data bases

Interview Question – write an parsing lgo using dijkshtra algorithm   View Answer

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Systems Analyst
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and interviewed at Microsoft.

Interview Details – CV is sourced by a consultant from Monster and forwarded to Microsoft.

The interview consists of 7 rounds + one HR

Explain Raid 0,1 and 5 and 6

Sp_who2 fields

Perfmon counters for OS health

AWA switch in SQL

Difference between 32 bit and 64 bit operation system

Give me a scenario where you proactively acted to avert an outage in your current role.

A website loads slow for the first 10 minutes , how do you troubleshoot this issue.

IIS log format and common Http error codes is a must read

What is TCP three way handshake. ?

What is the difference between ASP and ASP.net, what are the advantages of ASP.net . ?

Any experience with ASP.net programming.?

What is UDP and TCP?

Draw detailed IIS architecture. ?

What is the difference between Incident management and problem management ?

Lots of scenarios were given to asses situational troubleshooting.

Interview Question – Given a chance what would you do to make Hyderabad a world-class city.   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Monitory reasons

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