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Symantec Software Developer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 7, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Symantec.

Interview Details – Applied through a career fair at university.

Interview Question – Basic C++ questions, mainly to check if I knew the fundamental concepts of C++.   Answer Question

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Symantec.

Interview Details – A C++ in depth technical test along with some problem solving questions

Interview Question – Some very tricky C questions - there are geeks in teh company from IIT who ask really touch questions.   Answer Question

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Interview Details – 1.Written Test(mainly of aptitude)
2.Technical interview(3 rounds)
3.HR interview

Interview Question – Common ancestor,connect the nodes in each level   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in September 2012.

Interview Details – These ppl had 3 tech n 1 HR round.. Written was difficult with negative markings. So better attend only those ques yu are very sure . Technical rounds concentrated mainly on OS,DBMS n cryptography. Ppl were friendly. Finally they gave norton anti virus to the selecte candidates...

Interview Question – Significance of number 4 in silberschatz OS book..??!! ratio of physical to secondary memory is 1:4 it seems   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Symantec in March 2012.

Interview Details – First phone interview was with project manager who asked around 10-12 objective type questions covering topic like OOPS, Software Engineering, Operating system etc.Second round was 3 hr virtual interview with the entire team consisting of three people using internet.

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Pune (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Symantec in February 2011.

Interview Details – Symantec came to our college for placement through pool campus in which we had to compete with another 3 colleges from our University. The recruitment process consisted of a presentation, followed by a written test. The candidates shortlisted for interview were called the next day at the Symantec Campus at Banner. The written was highly technical consisting of questions from Operating Systems, Databases, Computer Networks, Graph Theory, Permutations & Combination, Logical Puzzles, etc. So review the basics of all these subject before appearing for the test. The company personnel conducting the interview were very open and cool. The next day there were 2 technical interviews followed by an HR/Personality interview.

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