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Updated Apr 4, 2014
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Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I interviewed at Oracle in February 2010.

Interview Details – telephonic first roun.Second telephonic technical round.Third round was F2F with manager

Interview Question – how to design an offline browser.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no chance for negotiation

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Oracle in January 2013.

Interview Details – 1 Telephonic Technical, 2 rounds of face to face technical. 3 manager rounds, 1 round of HR discussion. Overall not very difficult

Interview Question – To Draw architecture of the Database   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Can negotiate if technology is unique

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I interviewed at Oracle in January 2014.

Interview Details – 3 telephonic interviews, 1 written test, 2 face to face

Interview Question – You should have good basics and approach to problem. That's what they check.   Answer Question

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at Oracle in December 2009.

Interview Details – 4-5 Technical interviews. People take long time to roll offer.

Interview Question – Expected questions   Answer Question

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Surathakal (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Oracle in August 2009.

Interview Details – I got hired directly from college. First day there was a aptitude test which had to be cleared.
Which was followed by 3 rounds of technical questions. Some of them are fine. few were difficult and then followed by a HR round which was simple.

Interview Question – no specific Question as such directly. But mostly based on C since it was college.   Answer Question

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Oracle.

Interview Details – You get a call usually from HR. The hiring manager may call you directly especially in case of referrals. So be respectful during the first contact.

Interview Question – Your registered users are increasing exponentially. How will you handle it. This was a question on scalability ten years back when clouds were only associated with rains   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Not much. Infact I took a tiny pay cut since I was trying to get into product development

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Oracle in May 2010.

Interview Details – Was contacted by the recruitment agent.
The interview had 4 rounds.
All the rounds were held on the same day.
First one was by Manager.
Rest were technical.
Involved writing code.
Most of it was around my previous work.
Mostly C++, C and Database questions.

Interview Question – Most difficult one was on the Database where I was given a scenario and asked to optimize the performance.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Initial Salary offered was low. But after negotiations they increased it.

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Noida (India)

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

Interview Details – Hiring process is initiated directly by Hiring Manager, there are at most 4-5 rounds of interview. Problem solving and analytic skills are tested at length.

Interview Question – Person can be thrown some design problem   Answer Question

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Oracle in January 2009.

Interview Details – A single phone interview followed by 5 to 6 interviews onsite. Questions were pretty basic on technology and some critical thinking

Interview Question – How would you implement an encryption system ?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – A single round of negotiation.

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Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Oracle in June 2013.

Interview Details – 1. Telephonic Round -- 1 round
2. Face -to- Face -- 4 rounds
3. Another Face-to-Face -- 1 round

Job role was Application maintenance, mainly defects fixing

Interview Question – 1. Design a textpad, define the classes and interaction
2. How CVS will maintain versions internally ?
3. How do you choose potatoes in the market?
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