Symantec Interview Questions in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Symantec.

    Interview Details

    Through career fair. Went to their office and had two interviews. One with the manager and other with 2 engineers. It wasn't very technical.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really that technical. Mostly behavorial stuff.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    As an intern, I couldn't negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Roseville, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roseville, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Symantec in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview was mostly based on my resume, describing the projects i worked on in graduate school and the challenges that went with it. It was a friendly interview and lasted only 1 hour.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I tried to negotiate but they did not have any wriggle room.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Roseville, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roseville, MN
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was referred to the hiring manager, contacted him, and set up an interview. Interview was 1 on 4, and consisted of mainly technical questions, also some code writing on a whiteboard, and a couple more standard questions as well. Interview went well, and they indicated they'd get an offer out to me within a couple days. One month later, an offer finally arrived, but by that time I had already accepted elsewhere. They have a nice building and nice staff, but I got the feeling that they are severely understaffed and highly stressed.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you go about finding the security vulnerabilities in our 2 million lines of code?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Took longer than promised to receive the official offer.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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