S&P Capital IQ Interview Questions

Updated Sep 24, 2014
Updated Sep 24, 2014
228 Interview Reviews

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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    They called me for the interview based on resumes sent to them. First round was on accounting basics ratio analysis and stock market. Second round mostly on your post qualificatin experience

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Junior Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bhubaneswar (Bangladesh)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bhubaneswar (Bangladesh)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    easy written test, interview is technical - must have accounting ,financial mgt. and financial market knowledge

    Reasons for Declining

    less salary

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Product Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    The first round interview was in the Toronto office, where I had two 30 minute interviews with 2 people in each interview. They were very friendly, and I felt it was more of a discussion than an interview. I then got a second round interview, which was the same format, in that I had another two 30 minute interviews with 4 more people. All these interviews were behavioral, no technical questions.

    Interview Questions
    • In all interviews, they asked me to walk myself through my resume. Some other questions were:
      - why should we hire you over the other qualified candidates?
      - why sales?
      - can you do a sales pitch
      - what do you do for fun
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    A short test comprising aptitude and english, followed by a personal interview with the HR and a long test comprising aptitude, english and financial terminology. The personal interview includes questions such as ratios, difference between bonds and debentures, M&A, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • The entire process is difficult for a person not from finance background   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Tech QA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    1 round of test, 3 rounds of interview, tested software testing knowledge. Good overall check of analysis ability

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Summer Software Developer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The application was online and it took about about 6 months before I got an email to schedule a telephonic interview. Because it took so long, I had actually forgotten I had applied to this position. The manager who called me was a great conversationalist and asked great questions but was not knowledgeable about programming subjects.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you know about S&P Capital IQ?
      Explain in detail the process of software development.
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Database Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my university's CareerNet website. I was called for an On-Campus Interview. The interview lasted for an hour. First, I had to appear for a 30 minute test, which included 3 questions. First question was to draw an E-R diagram from the given information. Second question was to solve SQL queries. Third question tests your basic programming skills, few basic programs like prime number, palindrome etc.

    A week later, I got an e-mail informing me that I cleared the first round of interview and was invited for the final round of interviews on-site. The final round of interviews lasted for 2 hours and 15 minutes. There were 3 interviews one after the other each of 45 mins.

    The on-site interview started at 12:30. The 1st interviewer gave a data model and asked some basic SQL queries on that. He also asked about indexing. The 2nd interviewer presented me with a scenario and asked to design a data model. The 3rd interview was conducted by 2 people. They gave me a data model and asked some set operation based SQL queries. My interview ended at 2:45. The HR gave us a tour of the office after the interview.

    Along with technical they even asked me about the project work, experience etc. So be ready for resume based questions too.

    I got a call from the HR after 2 weeks to inform me that I was selected.

    Overall, it was a good experience. Concentrate more on data modelling and SQL queries. Try solving as many queries as you can. Practice well.

    The Interviewers are warm and polite. They help you if you are stuck or give you hints so that you get an idea of the question and can think in the right way.

    Even if you go wrong, it is completely fine, what matters is your approach towards the question, your problem solving skills etc.

    All the best!!

    Interview Questions
    • I wasn't asked a difficult question but I wasn't much prepared with set operation based queries. So I had tough time answering them.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Quality Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    The process was smooth with 4 rounds of interviews spanning a duration of 2 days. They scrutinized everything from the logical ability to real-time problem solving skills. Since the position was QA most of the questions revolved around testing, SDLC, types of testing, debugging etc.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    Step 1:General Aptitude Test where we had to write an SOP
    Step 2:An HR/Technical Based interview, which lasted for hardly 5 minutes
    Step 3:A Content test containing questions based on logic, analysis and Finance
    Step 4: Managerial Interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Product Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    First contact was at career fair. That lead to first interview on campus. Second interview was downtown. Third interview is in New York.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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