SmartBear Software Interview Questions

Updated Jan 24, 2015
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    No Offer
    Average Interview
    No Offer
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    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at SmartBear Software in January 2015.

    Interview

    Great phone interview, set time for face to face, met with four individuals, all was positive, was told I would get a call that night or in the morning from the hiring manager. When I asked if the 8:00-6:00 hours were expected they were no longer interested. No call from hiring manager, received an email with a reason for not being interested that had nothing to do with my interview or position.
    They have moved to Somerville, very expensive to park and eat in area. Many employees are complaining about cost of working in that area.

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    • Interview questions were spot on and enjoyable, no standouts to mention.   Answer Question
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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at SmartBear Software.

    Interview

    Interviewing manager was very inexperienced and had difficulty answering direct questions.

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at SmartBear Software.

    Interview

    Be prepared for a long interview! You'll talk to what seems like the entire department and repeat yourself a lot, but everyone is friendly and professional.

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    Content Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beverly, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at SmartBear Software (Beverly, MA) in February 2013.

    Interview

    Two hours, with many different people coming and going. Quite fast paced and interesting, kind of like SmartBear.

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    • What is your super power? What color would your cape be?   Answer Question
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    Director of Operations Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Beverly, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at SmartBear Software (Beverly, MA) in December 2012.

    Interview

    In early December a recruiter retained by SmartBear found me on LinkedIn. He reached out and asked me to consider their Director of Operations role. While I was not job hunting at the time, I was open to hearing about the opportunity. After 6+ weeks that included 10 interviews (with the CEO, CFO, CPO, CMO, VP of Engineering, VP of Sales, and 4 General Managers in 3 countries), I was perpetually strung along and kept waiting without any clear communication or transparency into what was going on. Every time I was promised a response by a given date, that date came and went. When I'd finally check back in with the recruiter, I was consistently told that I was their top choice by far and that they were working on an offer. So I would wait some more. A deadline for them getting back to me would once again come and go with no communication and no explanation for the delay. Finally, two months after the recruiter first contacted me, I put an end to this game by telling the recruiter I was no longer interested in the company given their inability to make a simple hiring decision.

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    • How would I measure the effectiveness of Marketing programs?   1 Answer
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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beverly, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at SmartBear Software (Beverly, MA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    the interview process was very smooth and convenient. they worked around my schedule and appreciated the fact that i did not want to discard my job at the time for an interview for a potential job. i cannot say enough about the sales leadership at SmartBear. Great team atmosphere and a common defined goal.

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beverly, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at SmartBear Software (Beverly, MA) in June 2012.

    Interview

    This company moves fast. Prefering networked connections, reaching out via LinkedIn is a winner here. During the interview, you'll talk to senior managers, and your peers, plus others on the marketing team in a group setting, 2-3 at a time. Lots of metrics based questions, every team member carries a quarterly MQL quota to reach in order to attain a bonus. Plenty of intern opps, plus temp-to-perm agreements so you can figure out if it is a good fit for you.

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    Negotiation

    Simple. The HR dept @smartbear is very attuned to market stats.

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at SmartBear Software in June 2011.

    Interview

    Had a 30min phone interview followed by an 1.5hr on-site interview in the next week. Phone interview asked questions about data structure and code-writing in google doc. The on-site interview were typical questions about Linked List. Wrote code on white board and for each question, they ask the special cases and how to test it.

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