WMS Gaming

  www.wms.com
  www.wms.com

WMS Gaming Interview Questions

Updated Aug 31, 2014
Updated Aug 31, 2014
24 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

47%
28%
23%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

61%
15%
7%

Interview Difficulty

2.8
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Associate WAP Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reno, NV
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reno, NV
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at WMS Gaming in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Where do I start. Applied online, next day recruiter called asked about my background and general question. Set up an appointment with the manager. Ask about network, windows server, dhcp. I was like wow I should brush up on my IT. The manager did not made me feel uncomfortable, nice guy. Waiting for second interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at WMS Gaming in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Presentation - Recruiters gave a presentation about the company.
    1st round: Aptitude test (Technical - 30 Ques in 35 mins & Programming Test of 70 mins, 3 programs)
    2nd Round: Technical Interview at their office, Mostly C++ questions, ques related to Project and Core Subjects
    3rd Round: HR Interview, questions on Background and even Technical Questions

    Interview Questions
    • Tell one quality which is unique to you?
      The previous question was on Strengths which I answered. But they answered that these are what we always get. So tell us something Unique.
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Software Engineer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at WMS Gaming.

    Interview Details

    4 rounds ... and after 3 months got offer.
    Only 15% hike

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    2010

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Associate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 12+ monthsinterviewed at WMS Gaming in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was hired through a Staffing agency. I had worked under contract for approxiamtely 1.5 years on what started out as a three week assignment. My initial interview with WMS through the agency was via phone with my current manager, and another member of his peer group. After approximatley a year, My director asked his VP for approval to hire me, and allocate budget. It took approximatly another 6 months for approval, and budget allocation.

    Interview Questions
    • What are some of your weaknesses, and how do you plan on improving upon them?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I had been working there for the previous year. I calculated my pay based on hourly rate with overtime and vacation pay. They gave me a promotion and a raise from what I had made over the previous year. I accepted a promotion to a salary position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at WMS Gaming.

    Interview Details

    Strong background check, Good questions real good manager style spoke to supervisor then manager called me back in same day to speak to him Strong background check, Good questions real good manager style spoke to supervisor then manager called me back in same day to speak to him

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I asked - they gave
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at WMS Gaming in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview and then 3 more face - face interviews

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I met with the group of engineers I would be working with, my supervisor, and his immediate boss. I was shown the facilities by an hr person, which were very impressive. The campus is very spread out so make sure to get very detailed directions on where to report, otherwise you may end up being late.

    Interview Questions
    • I had to review a mechanical drawing and point out any issues   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Principal Business Intelligence Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Waukegan, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at WMS Gaming.

    Interview Details

    HR made initial contact 2 days after the application was submitted. The phone screen was scheduled in the afternoon of the day after and took approximately 30 minutes. HR called back about couple hours later and informed me that the hiring manager invited me for an onsite interview. The technical phone screen was omitted(that is the normal process to have the technical phone screen first). The onsite interview took place a few days later and was about 3 hours - 3 rounds, 45 minutes each. The interviewers were a fellow analyst, hiring manager and some technical resource. Overall the experience was not bad. The first two was rather pleasant. They were very nice and friendly. The culture seem very flexible and welcoming.
    HR called back about an hour later to inform their decision to extend an offer. Not sure if it is normal to move so quickly.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were pretty standard. Most of them are about the relevant work experiences and behavioral questions. The most unexpected question was asked by a technical resource on ETL questions which was not what the position required.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The HR will speak to you regarding the terms before presenting the actual offer letter. Negotiation was not bad.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at WMS Gaming in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Got the hiring manager's contact from school project. First interview is with HR on site while visiting the company. Later on received a phone inter view with a panel of two. Questions are engineering questions, and the project I did before. Since it's a internship offer, I feel like it really depends on the hiring manager's preference so it could vary.

    Interview Questions
    • I had a little bit hard time when questioned about technical details about computer graphics, so definitely warm up yourselves before taking the phone.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiation because it's an internship.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    interviewed at WMS Gaming in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview consisted of a number of behavioral type questions including greatest strengths and weaknesses. They were mainly concerned with creativity level and approach to analytical problems. Clearly they were looking for previous work experience in the gaming industry, or an industrial type setting. A high GPA (>3.0) was key for getting the initial interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to use your leadership skills to overcome a problem in a team setting? What was the problem, what actions did you take, and what was the result.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

Work at WMS Gaming? Share Your Experiences

WMS Gaming

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.