View All num of num See all Photos Google This employer has taken extra steps to respond to reviews and provide job seekers with accurate company information, photos, and reviews. Interested for your company?Learn More. www.google.com Employer Engaged Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 3.1k Reviews 11k Salaries 3.8k Interviews 1.7k Jobs Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Interview Question Software Engineer Interview Los Angeles, CA Google The first phone interview was just a series of high level questions. Here are a couple: 1) Why are calls to virtual functions slower 2) How would you find the maximum occurrence of a word in a huge file (no coding - just high level explanation). 3) What is the factory pattern. Things like that The second phone interview was purely coding 1 big long, but easy problem. The problem was this: Write code to verify a Sudoku board. Tags: See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ Something I wrote last year , which verifies a sudoku solution in quadratic i.e. O(n^2) time.https://github.com/cyberutkarsh/hacking Utkarsh C on Mar 15, 2013 Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.