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    Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    4 rounds of interviews while 2 were technical and 2 were functional.

    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Principal Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was introduced to the company through a mutual colleague. I spoke to the CEO on the phone we decided to move forward. I came in for a panel interview and also met with the Director of HR. They had me white board some diagrams and the technical people grilled me on Big Data technology.

    Interview Questions
    • What are new and innovative Big Data architectures that cannot be solved by traditional RDBMS tools.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Consultant - Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Took a little over a month. First round was a technical Skype call focused on OOP and Java. 2nd Round was Skype with focus on problem solving and past experience. 3rd Round was in-person panel focusing on technical, problem solving, and teamwork. Last was 2 skype calls with HR and CEO focusing on past experiences.

    Know your core OOP and Java. Be honest and straightforward since it is a small company and all the interviewers talk directly to each other.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The offer was aligned to what I was looking for so I did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Consultant - Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Hiring is a work in progress, Think Big is trying to ensure a good experience on both sides of the process. Expect technical interviews from an online screen to an in person white board session. Remember to focus on the goal rather than the details - consulting is often a problem solving or thinking on your feet exercise.

    Interview Questions
    • Most people get too focused on the details. Be confident. if you know the answer right away you are probably correct - don't second guess yourself. Also, show your work, Think Big likes to understand how people problem solve.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    1: Phone screen by recruiter who contacted me via Linked in
    2: Skype interview with architect
    3: Coding interview on Skype - 8 programs
    4: On-site interview with team lead
    5: On-site interview with another data engineer
    6: Phone interview with client partner
    7: Phone meeting-HR director
    8: Phone meeting-CEO
    9: Phone meeting-client partner
    10: Coding interview

    Interview Questions
    • The standard deviation calculation and calculus related question   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Think Big Analytics.

    Interview Details

    Applied through university website. Had a call with a recruiter followed by 3 skype interviews, 2 phone interviews and then onsite. The whole process took about a month.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They matched my other offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 4 people found this helpful  

    Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen with HR, schedule 2 skype interviews. I really dislike skype for this kind of application but the interviewers were very nice and prompt.

    Interview Questions
    • Solution and derivation of the Monte Hall Problem   Answer Question
    • You have two buckets, one 5 gal one 3 gal, you also have a endless fountain of water to fill your buckets with. You must deliver 4 gal of water. How do you do it?   View Answers (2)
    • What is the difference between a abstract class and an interface in Java?   Answer Question
    • In a linked list how do you find the middle element in one pass?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Think Big Analytics.

    Interview Details

    Applied through company website, followed by a phone screening by a recruiter. Had 1 technical phone interview, 3 Skype technical interview, then on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Decent package, didn't negotiate much.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Senior Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Think Big Analytics.

    Interview Details

    Submitted my application on LinkedIn, then contacted by a recruiter after 1 month.
    45 mins phone interview: 5 coding questions (Yes, five!!)
    45 mins phone interview: behavior questions.
    Three 45 mins back to back technical interviews (Skype): Trees, Multi-thread, software design, puzzle, experiences, etc.
    Flew to one of their offices to meet the senior staffs and the hiring manager... All of them are very friendly and knowledgeable.

    After couple days, I've been told that they would like to extend me an offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    The initial offer was just average market price, then I asked them to evaluate my experiences again and I told them about my other offers, finally they issued me an offer which made me happy enough to withdraw another nice offer from one of the big corporate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Software Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Think Big Analytics in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I have attended three turns of interviews.
    In the first turn, the HR just checked my background information and scheduled a skills test.

    In the second turn, a technical people called me to ask several questions using Java. One question is given an array of int and a target number, how to find two numbers in the array whose sum equals the target.

    In the third turn, I met a people in his office. I may not answer his question very well, such as why I leave my previous company.

    Interview Questions
    • Given an array of int and a target number, how to find two numbers in the array whose sum equals the target.   View Answers (3)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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