VMware Senior QA Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Feb 19, 2015
Updated Feb 19, 2015
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Senior QA Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at VMware in February 2015.

Interview Details

Round 1
Find last 10 lines in a file in most optimized way.

Find prime numbers till 1000 numbers
And in most optimized way.

Gold bar puzzle to make 7 pieces and need to give it to worker in 7 days with minimum cut.

Wrong labels puzzles.
A B A+B worngly labeled .find correct label in one way.

TCs for landline phone.

Round 2
Circular linked list.

Find a loop in linked list and can go to any other element outside loop.

Making triangles from equilateral triangle exposed side and how many triangles will be made for n iterations.

Round 3
Implement queue using stacks.

Tell Process block elements

Interview Questions
  • Find a loop in linked list and can go to any other element outside loop.   Answer Question
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    Senior QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at VMware in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    - The shorlisting was done based on the details provided in the Linked in .
    - The first round was a written test where you had to clear the programming test. The program was from Hacker earth.
    - If you clear the programming round then you were called for a face to face technical round of interview,
    - 1st round :
      - Manual testing concepts.
      - Automation testing concepts.
      - Puzzles / Brain teaser .
      - Simple program on the Java.

    - 2nd round :
      - Implement Queue.
      - Concepts of Linked List.
      - Programming on strnigs.

    - 3rd Round :
      - Linked List
      - Automation testing and details of the project
      - Program about linkedlist. ( Find middle element in one pass) . Find the duplicate element in the list.

    - 4th Round :
     - 5 programming questions.
     - Puzzles.

    As it was a drive , there was no HR round and we were told we would be given our feedback.

    Interview Questions
    • Even though you answer all the questions , there is no guarantee that you get the offer. So wait till you hear from HR. HR does not revert till you ask them for the result.   Answer Question
    • - The interviewer was not well prepared to take the interview. Though the answer to the questions were right the interviewer was pestering me for other solutions and he was satisfied only when it matched his expectation. This was not a good experience.   Answer Question
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    Senior QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at VMware in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    First Round (Telephonic)

    They will touch upon all the core java concepts
    What are marker interfaces
    serialization
    cloneable
    collections

    Second Round Face Face (Interviewed by two people)

    Core java questions
    String object pool

    Abstract static final (tricky questions)

    P.S: Interviewers are geeky folks . So please make sure your answers are indepth .

    Third Round : Programs

    In an array the sum of even numbers and odd numbers found in the array
    there is a alpha numeric string Ex:1ABC34D768 the output shd be (1+34+768)
    Binary tree questions .
    design a test automation framework Test automation framework .

    Fourth round :
    Combo of qns asked in 2nd and 3rd round

    Interview Questions
    • why do u need abstract functions when you have overloading   View Answer
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at VMware in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication was good, follow up was excellent.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you keep your team engaged when faced with reactive work?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at VMware in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    agency will contact you, the a telephonic interview.After that they will call you to office for personal interviews.Around 5 rounds will be there you would spend almost a day.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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