View All num of num See all Photos Intuit www.intuit.com Engaged Employer Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 1.7k Reviews 2.9k Salaries 412 Interviews 187 Jobs Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Interview Question Staff Software Engineer Interview Mountain View, CA Intuit The most challenging (and interesting) question was about a strategy for finding signal in a noisy and poorly understood data set. Asking a software engineer a data science question really stretches the mental muscles. Tags: data science See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 1 ▼ Challenging yes. But not necessarily in a good way. Most software engineers do NOT have the training to properly address this question. It requires a background in "data science" or signal processing. Unless the position interviewed for required these skills/background also, I would say the question was highly inappropriate. Ojiisan on Sep 8, 2011 Interviews > Staff Software Engineer > Intuit Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.