Nakisa Software Developer Interview Questions

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Software Developer Interview

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Easy Interview
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Nakisa (Montreal, QC (Canada)).

Interview

4 round of micro-interviews! HR phone interview, HR on site interview (CV, background, typical non-tech questions), technical interview with R&D Managers (Relatively easy and a little bit of code), and interview with the upper manager which is nice but not important.

Interview Questions

Negotiation

I didn't negotiate. They base salary is good, but there is no bonus/raise!

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    Software Developer Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Nakisa.

    Interview

    Phone Interview : brief background check mostly
    HR meeting : basic background questions, main job description, etc
    Technical Interview: with Team Lead, Director of R&D.
    Final meeting with CEO: 15 minutes 1 or two questions from cv

    Interview Questions

    • Not difficult rather tricky... a really random question will be asked, i MEAN WILD for example I have to measure the quantity of pins on a warehouse.... how do i know how many people do i need to have.   1 Answer
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    Software Developer Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Nakisa (Montreal, QC (Canada)) in August 2011.

    Interview

    - The first interview is with HR over the phone.
    - Then they will ask you to go onsite. The second day of interview first you have another interview with HR, answering regular HR questions like what are your best and worst features.
    - You have to fill a form about your knowledge on different technologies and languages. (you have to rate yourself.)
    - The technical interview is usually with Managers of the teams. They are hand in code.

    Interview Questions

    • One analytical question was the number of gas stations in US.   1 Answer
    • A question about two container of paint, one blue and one Red   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I gave a number as salary and they told me it was out of their range. Then they offered me another number.

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    Software Developer Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Nakisa (Montreal, QC (Canada)) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Met the HR head at an on-campus recruitment fair.
    Submitted resume and cover letter via email.
    Got called for an interview.

    Interviewed with the HR head for about 30 mins, talked about previous job experience and some behavioural questions including salary requirements. This was tricky as she really wanted me to spit out numbers first and I wasn't able to weasel my way out of it.

    Then the head of Software R&D came in and I talked about my Master's thesis and he gave me two technical questions
    * Write and algorithm to find the 5th element from the end traversing the list only once
    * Design a database schema for a library system with different types of media

    This was my first technical interview and I messed up at a couple of places
    * What do you know about Nakisa? (I had no clue, I spit out whatever I'd seen on the website. Make sure you research the company and the position)
    * The first tech. question... it is pretty standard but I couldn't figure out how to do it. Easiest is to use a data structure like a stack or maintain 2 pointers.

    I got a really negative vibe from the tech guy. He seemed a little cocky and wouldn't help me out on the drawing board, just sat there staring at me. Also, they said .Net & Java but the first thing he asked me was if I was interested in flex programming.

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