Data Engineer Interview Questions

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Sep 16, 2014

Interview Question for Big Data Engineer at Comcast:

“1. Check "rownum partition by order by" clause in SQL
2. Be confident with the work you mentioned in your resume.”


Sep 8, 2014

Interview Question for Data Engineer at Electronic Arts:

“SQL question

Assume data base with students
Table with students final grades
Name - Subject - Grade

1 Find the top 3 ranks.
2 Find top 3 subject wise
3 Find top 3 grade wise”


Sep 8, 2014

Interview Question for Data Engineer at Electronic Arts:

“Find the starting node of loop in the singly link list.

A-B-C-D-E-C... So c is the starting node”


Sep 8, 2014

Interview Question for Data Engineer at Electronic Arts:

“Interview questions are not tough.
Need to know everything including Shell scripting, SQL, Data structure.”


Sep 6, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Software Engineer - Data at eTouch Systems:

“All average questions”


Aug 13, 2014

Interview Question for Principal Software Engineer, Big Data at Red Hat:

“Don't remember. Normal stuff like "what's your biggest mistake".”


Jul 12, 2014

Interview Question for Data Engineer III at Amazon.com:

“Technical round Questions:
Live examples ppl have faced at amazon – Writing SQLs and more Complex SQLs, Designing Data Marts.
Loads of DW and SQL Questions, with work experience anyone would be…”


Jul 11, 2014

Interview Question for Data Quality Engineer at HomeAway:

“some technical, but learn already at the interview”


Jul 8, 2014

Interview Question for Healthcare Data Engineer at SCIO Health Analytics:

“"Why are you wasting my time if you are not prepared to accept an offer today?"”


Jul 5, 2014

Interview Question for Data Engineer at Apple:

“create market basket output from sql.”