Financial Engineer Interview Questions

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Feb 25, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Duff & Phelps:

“How many simulations would it take to get an accuracy of less than or equal to 1%”


Feb 22, 2012

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“My clock is 9 minutes slow every hour. At noon, it tells the correct time. After how many hours will it again tell the correct time?”


Feb 7, 2012

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“why you choose Bloomberg?”


Jan 26, 2012

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“Identify how many times a single word appears in a word search.”


Dec 14, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“Given 8 pennies, 7 of which weigh the same, and one of which is slightly heavier than all the others - state the minimum number of times you could use a balance scale to determine which penny was the…”


Dec 14, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“Using a computer programming script, how would you solve for the square root of an integer which was input by the program user?”


Nov 25, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Software Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“When did you give up on a career in science?”


Nov 12, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Engineer at Fannie Mae:

“how to evaluate a real estate property”


Nov 5, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“A lot of figure rotation, ask you which one is missing in the process.”


Nov 5, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Applications Engineer at Bloomberg L.P.:

“A clock is going slow at a rate of 9 minutes per hour, and it's showing the right time now, it's Monday noon, what's the next time the clock show the right time?”