Société Générale Interview Questions

Updated Jul 1, 2015
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    Assistant Trader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    what is a call / put Option. Draw it
    VBA knowledge.

    Interview Questions

    • Very stressful interview. The interviews want to know your limit knowledge   Answer Question
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    Middle Office Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Société Générale (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    CV and application screening, online tests with SHL, competency based interview
    - What motivated you about this program ?
    - Tell me about a time you faced a difficult decision

    Interview Questions

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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Société Générale.

    Interview

    There are two round interview. The first one is on campus, and the second one is in the office in NYC.

    Interview Questions

    • The interviewer open the conversation with habits (soccer in my case)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Waiting for the second round

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    Sales and Trading Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Two rounds-- first round on campus (behavioral + market questions); final round on site (gain two rounds, one behavioral and one technical)

    Interview Questions

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    Front Office Quant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Questions mainly focus on time series, stochastic calculus, black-scholes. Also ask some programming questions. They use VBA a lot. One guy trading vol asked some volatility smile question.

    Interview Questions

    • As a student without work experience I couldn't come up with answers to all the questions. But I guess they understood that.   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Société Générale (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    Started with first F2F interview, asked me if I have worked on Web Applications/Web Services. I think the interviewer didn't look at the profile as I am working on windows application only.

    Interview Questions

    • I have worked on windows application throughout and was asked if worked on web applications   1 Answer
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    Trader Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Morstly VBA questions (Option base 1, 0, how to do classes)

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    too far from home

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    Equity Structuring Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    What is the delta of an ATM option?
    What will happen to the price of the option if there is an increase in interest rates?

    Interview Questions

    • What is the price of an option if the volatility tends towards infinity? And what if the expiry date tends towards infinity?   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview, several rounds

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    Trader Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    After initial phone screening, was invited on-site for a few hours. Met with all people in the team to discuss qualifications and for brainteasers

    Interview Questions

    • Market questions, brainteasers on dice and cards, etc. the usual   Answer Question

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