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eBay Inc. Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2014
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Lawyer Interview

Lawyer

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at eBay Inc..

Interview Details – Not very technical...focuses more on behaviours and is pretty straightforward. Its more about fit than anything else. You will likely meet 4-7 people and it will take many weeks.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – one day interview, 6 interviews including the manager. Almost everybody asked technical questions, but not very hard, they focused on fundamental stuff. It's ok if you failed to answer some questions

Interview Question – dynamic programming.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – One written test, 5 rounds of interview which included one round of HR
Written test had two papers : One Coding and the other was math & reasoning.

Interview Question – Design a database for a given scenario. Expected to take care of all possible situations   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied through college or university and interviewed at eBay Inc..

Interview Details – They come to campus. My interview is 9 am in the morning, and they were late. This made me mad. Without given a job description, they start the interview. I have around 4 year work experience, they ask me some binary operation.

Interview Question – Find the number of 1 or 0 in a binary formated int.   View Answers (2)


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – all basic java question and problem solve

Interview Question – why super class assignment to subclass will give an error?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied online and interviewed at eBay Inc..

Interview Details – The phone interview started by explaining the job description, duties etc.,
I was asked to write code for the "number of ways to make change when a $1 bill is given and the product cost is less than $1" Later on, i was given time for questions

Interview Question – number of ways to make change when a $1 bill is given and the product cost is less than $1   View Answer


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at eBay Inc..

Interview Details – Got a technical phone interview, was asked how to find middle node of a linked list and then follow up questions on that

Interview Question – key pair analysis   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – phone interview

Interview Question – what data structure to use in case of a load balancer   View Answer


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – First was a written test - one aptitude question, 7 coding output questions and 4 coding questions. The next rounds were interviews. There were 4 interviews. First was purely technical where they asked ab your basic coding concepts(data structures and algorithms). The rest were HR interviews where mostly problem solving ability was evaluated.

Interview Question – It was an aptitude question. There are 25 horses. You have to find the fastest three. Catch is you can only conduct races in groups of 5. What is the minimum number of races that is required.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer

Interviewed at eBay Inc.

Interview Details – Had a 2 - 60 min phone interviews. Was asked questions on Java and Databases more aligned to my role as Intern there. Interviewers were very receptive and guided me during the process.
Received a confirmation on same day as second interview and accepted it on the same day

Interview Question – How would we make Singleton thread protected except interviewer did not want to include Synchronized block in there.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Non-negotiable

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