I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Symantec in November 2010.
Interview Details – A recruiter contacted me to go through the initial "smoke" test. Then I spoke with the position's manager who was mostly checking my personality. Spoke with a technical consultant next who quizzed me on the product I would be working with. Then finally interviewing with the customer the position was assigned to.
Interview Question – Did not receive any difficult or unexpected questions. The overall interview process was a breeze for me because I was a referral from another employee. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec.
Interview Details – interview with HR, then phone interview with a Developer and finally 1-1 interview with 4 engineers
Interview Question – Detail java questions Answer Question
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in February 2014.
Interview Details – I interviewed for the platform team for senior software engineer position. I had one telephonic interview which was pretty easy and then I was called onsite.
Interview Question – None, everything was pretty easy View Answer
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Symantec in March 2014.
Interview Details – 1. Pre-screening by HR recruiter
2. Phone Interview with hiring manager
3. Non-Technical Interview
4. Technical Interview
Interview Question – Interviewers prepared and compiled questions from all network and VM related topics.
The questions based on scenario, and you need to describe the steps of troubleshooting and fix.
Sometimes, they also ask about Linux and DOS commands such as like diskpart Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Got a better offer from other team
Interviewed at Symantec
Interview Details – HR called and set up a phone interview then was called for onsite.
There were 3 onsite interview
1. Coding interview where they asked to do tree traversal
2. Coding interview where they made me do directory traversal
3. Testing interview where I was given a scenario which I had to write test cases for
Negotiation Details – They gave me 10000 more than I asked but in Stocks
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Symantec in January 2014.
Interview Details – Applied through university portal.
I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Symantec in February 2014.
Interview Details – The recruiter worked quickly to set up a phone screenings and an onsite interview. Everything was pretty standard in terms of questioning. Coding exercises, basic demonstrations and verbal descriptions of software solutions was chiefly the way to go. The team that I interviewed with was very supportive too. Overall, it was very pleasant.
Interview Question – Nothing really worth mentioning. =) Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Basically, my desired compensation was not matched. Pretty disappointing but no hard feelings about it all.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Symantec in April 2010.
Interview Details – Behavioral interviewing process. Good communication between application, screening and hiring manager.
Interview Question – Tell us a time when you encountered a situation that was adversarial. How did you react and what was the outcome? Answer Question
Interviewed at Symantec
Interview Details – Interviewed in September 2010. Had a phone interview. The interviewer was nice to talk to. Started with a discussion of project mentioned on my resume. Asked basic questions about C coding such as static variables, auto variables, register variables. Stack vs heap. Memory allocation. Structure vs union. Ended with a brief discussion of the position.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Symantec.
Interview Details – They use behavioral type questions, Ie provide an example of time when you did X, how did it work, what was the results, what could you have done better. The have a list of them from their HR site, so expect to hear similar questions alot. Some managers dont use them, but be prepared to be as specific as possible.
Interview Question – Desribe a time when you had a conflict/disagreement with a fellow employee, what happend and how did you respond. What is the result now? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There was really not a negotiation, it was here is what we will pay take it or we find someone else.
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