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- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Murex (Paris (France)) in March 2015.
1,5 phone interview with many detailed question about system itself and problem solving. Phone call was with 2 person. One of them was Expert and second was direct Manager of whole team. Expert an Manages asked me question one by one. All interview was in very polite atmosphere. If I do not know the answer Managers try to explain me what was correct answer.
- What happen when....? What will you do if... ? Suppose you modify this ... how it would impact different components of the system ? 1 Answer
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Murex.
The Initial testing is difficult, difficult to complete in the two hours as it was very long. There is 3 questions on murex itself at the start. Make sure you have these researched. Then there is 5 compulsory logic questions followed by a choice of three sections from 5. Each section consisted of 10 questions and you could choose from 2 IT sections, 2 finance sections and 1 maths section. You do not need to have in depth work done for each of these sections, just pick the ones that suit you. The questions do not seem to change year after year so a lot of the questions listed by other people are relevant.
- Write a page about Murex 1 Answer
Helpful (2)No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Murex (Paris (France)) in February 2015.
I have applied online got an email after 10 days to visit the Murex office to write an exam. On our visit they said, we should get response of our test within a week. Then we have HR and Project Manager rounds for next 2 weeks. However it took 3 weeks for them to respond no my written test.
- Question paper was divided in 4-5 sections. 1st four being technical and the last 1 was English exam. Out of 4 technical sections, 1st two were multiple choice questions on Object oriented programming, sql,html,dbms. Last 2 were case studies to draw flowchart/BP diagrams and to showcase Project Management knowledge. Over all the test - Medium tough. Answer Question
- Declined OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Murex (Paris (France)) in January 2015.
candidature en ligne, puis appel téléphonique pour des test techniques une semaine apres au sein de leur bureau Parisien, puis entretien RH si test concluant, puis entretien métier avec des soft Developper Processus de trois semaine environ
- test techniques en maths, maths fi, anglais, c/c++, Progra Orienté Objet, finance Answer Question
- No OfferAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Murex.
technical interview so far (waiting for the scheduling of the next one). you are given 2 hours to answer to as many questions as you can (it is almost impossible to answer to all of them in the given amount of time) per category. the categories span from code reviewing to algorithm implementation, client/server architecture, internet protocols, db design and sql, java and OO principles
- an implemented program code we were supposed to translate into a mathematical formula. this formula involved integrals: I should have refreshed my knowledge on integrals. Answer Question
- Declined Offer
I applied through a HR who contacted me for an internship proposal. I passed the technical exam for financial consulting. The exam was not that difficult but time-costing. The exam duration is specific for each position, but not associated to how many subjects you choose.
Reasons for Declining
I have other choice
Helpful (8)No OfferDifficult Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Murex.
1st round - written test and small HR interview : Written test consists of questions from different sections such as Maths, Finance, programming, UNIX, database. Not enough time to complete all the questions. Only expected to do as much as possible withing the given time. Some of the questions are: Maths: 1. Define derivative for function f(x) at point x0 2. Write the taylor series expansion at x0 3. Question on differentiation using product rule. 4. Questions on geometric series and arithmetic series programming: 1. write outputs of C programs (scope of variables, control structures - program on prime numbr generation , arrays) 2. What is a pointer ? When it is used in C 3. situations where C have to pointers but other programming languages (C++) can use other ways Database: 1. main concept of relational databases 2. SQL query to retrieve data Finance: 1. What is a stock 2. What is a bond 3. How to value a bond and calculate yield (bond paying 8% coupon for 10 years, face value = 100) 4. Calculation of loan repayment 5. what is an option ? what are different types of options ? parameters which affect option value 2nd round : technical interview There were three managers in the interview panel, each from different risk teams (market, credit, collateral). This round consists of various types of question such as technical, logical and behavioral. Some of the technical questions are: 1. What is VaR 2. Explain Monte Carlo simulation 3. What is credit risk 4. What is the life cycle of a bond and what are risk involved 5. What is the difference between basel 2 and basel 3 regulations
- a logic question which involved probability Answer Question
Helpful (1)No OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Murex in September 2014.
I applied online, they contacted me after 3 weeks. i didn't pass any written test, we scheduled a first interview over the phone , as i was abroad. The first phone interview was conducted with a senior manager, she showed a high level of professionalism. The questions were divided into 3 parts : Business questions (credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, VAR, Bonds, stocks, FX Swaping, swap points, interpolation, yield curve, futures, etc..). Behavioral questions such as : how you can keep yourself motivated at work, state one time that you faced a negative person within your team and how you handle it , etc.... Technical questions : plsql, xml, unix ... the phone interview took 1:30 min . the contacted me after 3 weeks, for a second interview, it was with a senior manager as well and it was a face to face interview , she asked only about project management stuff. the interview took 1 hour. One week later they called me for a 3rd interview , it was with a team leader, he asked business and technical questions, it was a bit similar to the first phone interview. it's been a week , and i am waiting for a 4th interview or for a offer.
- be prepared , nothing is unexpected. Answer Question
Helpful (1)No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day – interviewed at Murex (Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)) in September 2014.
Applied through agent (sent CV), a few days later I was asked to attend a 2-hour paper based written test. I have to say the questions are not very difficult, it's all about time. I was pretty nervous on that day and overlooked a lot details especially I was dealing the code questions. I think I paniced though I consider myself having a solid CS background. C, integral (derive an formula based on the code) ,Java, OSI network layer(to be honest, i think this is a pointless question), internet protocals, threads, Database (design a databse according to the product and customer based scenario), SQL (produce an invoice), reflection, etc. Honestly, after the test I was quite disappointed, and feel this test didn't reflect my background at all. The problems I have solved are far more difficult than that...Anyway, just be careful reading the code (it could be just variable in the wrong scope.)
- Before the test, just review most basic concept (pointers ), and be careful anwsering the code questions (don't omit any details, for example, the logic itself might be right, it is just a variable scope problem which I relaised this after the test.) Answer Question
- No OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
interviewed at Murex (Paris (France)) in September 2014.
Passage d'un test technique qui fait plus de 60 pages, assez difficile pour ceux qui maitrisent pas le sujet, tout est en anglais. Il ne faut pas choisir toutes les sections sinon vous n'aurez pas le temps de tout finir.
- il y a des questions de tout, c'est un long test technique de 4h Answer Question
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