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Updated Jul 9, 2014
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Sales Manager Interview

Sales Manager

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Interview Details – You will be approached by a recruiter, you can also apply via existing Oracle employee lots of jobs available on internal job site. generally you will be interviewed by Manager and his boss i.e. two levels. First interview would be more grilling. HR interview will be just a formality.

Interview Question – Sometime you might be asked for a roleplay similar to a role you applied for   Answer Question

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Human Resources Interview

Human Resources

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Interview Details – I attended 4 interviews by phone and in person. It was an opportunity to find out about the type of work and potential colleagues. A minus was the wait time while background checks were conducted

Interview Question – Trying to persuade personnel not familiar with the tools that we use in our day to day tasks that they are effective channels   Answer Question

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SD Interview

SD

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – After one weed of submission of the resume, they asked me to do some personality test. Then about one week later, they set up a phone interview. After phone interview, they asked you to take some skill test in locol. It invovle learing a new programming language and 4 programming questions. The first par is matiple choice and relativly easy. But the programming questions are hard.

Interview Question – find longest increasing sub sequence in 2d array.
(bit more expl..)
ex: finding length of the snake in snake game
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the sequence must not be diagonally.
but it can be any like top-bootm,bottom-left-top ........
increasing means one step
ex: 10,11,12,13 (correct)
12,14,15,20(wrong)
Ex: input: consider 4x4 grid
2 3 4 5
4 5 10 11
20 6 9 12
6 7 8 40

output : 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Applications Engineer Interview

Applications Engineer

Interviewed at Oracle

Interview Details – Not very difficult...the process depends on group

Interview Question – the interview question is not difficult...so you need to do it very well to impress all   Answer Question

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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – The opportunity came as a friend referal. Got a call from the hiring manager and set up an interview. Teams members conduct their interviews one on one with me. After which, teams members huddle in the manager's office and gave thumbs up or down. If more thumbs up then the manager will negotiate offer.

Interview Question – Implement the interator of the binary search tree.   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – Was called for interview 13 yrs back . Was asked silly PL/SQ questions. Made a few mistakes about features no one uses. Was asked about why Oracle . Said 'coz its the company whose products I've used the most.

Interview Question – Pragma exceptions in PL/SQL.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – i was an idiot and took the peanuts they offered.

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Applications Engineer Interview

Applications Engineer

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – Initial communications started at university career fair in college. We interacted for 15 minutes and ended with resume and contact information exchange. The HR department was quick to get back to me. They scheduled a technical phone screen with the technical lead. The phone screen consisted of talking about previous experience, programming languages, and university coursework. The on site interview consisted of three technical interviews. Everyone was very polite and nice.

Interview Question – The most difficult question was regarding relational databases and operations. Be sure to study these topics including more advanced SQL operations.   Answer Question

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Applications Engineer Interview

Applications Engineer

Interviewed at Oracle

Interview Details – 1st interviewer

1. given an array of integers how would you search an element?...I
said binary search. He asked what is it and time complexity.
2. He extended the above ques to n x n matrix where rows are sorted
and columns are not. How will you search an element. He dint ask me to
code.Just tell the algo and complexity
3. Built further on the abv ques. Now both rows and columns are sorted.
4. Abt my web apps project...abt HTTP request, servlets etc
5. Model a deck of cards(this is v common ques...u will find in glass door)
6. one thing you want to change abt amazon
7. abt dns server

2nd interviewer

1. tell about a project you are working on this sem. What technologies?
2. wht data stuc u knw?
3.write a function isSubtree(tree t1, tree t2) to check if one tree is
sub tree of other.
4. write a func that takes in array and an int k and find all pairs
that sum up to k

Interview Question – There were a lot of situational interview questions”   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at Oracle

Interview Details – Got 30 mins phone screen from hiring manager, and asked me some question regarding to background. later on asked me couple of technical question, like algorithm, design pattern. the hiring manager invited me for onsite interview at that moment. but 2 days later. got reject mail from recruiter, really confused.

Interview Question – it's fine, all are basic question   Answer Question

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Account Executive Interview

Account Executive

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – Phone interview with recruiter to answer basic questions
Phone interview with manager, they will ask more in depth questions
4 person panel interview with Regional Mangers. You will interview with 4 different people. Each asks their own questions but some of them are the same and you find yourself answering the same question over and over
Presentation in front of regional managers and director, VP may also be there

Interview Question – After presentation you will be asked questions from out of left field. They want to see how you respond under pressure or handle tough situations.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Little room for negotiation, pretty set on what they will offer

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