Financial Technology Associate Interview Questions

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Citadel Interviews

11 Financial Technology Associate Interview Questions and Reviews

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Select Portfolio Servicing Interviews

1 Financial Technology Associate Interview Question and Review

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Jan 12, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Citadel:

“Given some coins, how do u flip them to make sure all the coin have the same sides. Some basic knowledge on distributed system.”


Jun 11, 2013

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Brain Teaser: Blindfolded. In a room with 8 coins. What is the minimum number of flips required to guarantee that one of the permutations had all coins with the same side?”


Feb 23, 2013

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Why do you want to work in this financial institution versus working in a pure software company like Microsoft, etc?”


Feb 27, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Select Portfolio Servicing:

“Nothing was really unexpected”


Mar 31, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Various algorithmic questions, some implementation on whiteboard, eg. fast algorithm for matrix multiplication.”


Mar 31, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Talk about the virtues of a particular trading system, points of failure and possible improvements.”


Feb 23, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Efficient way to compute p^q, where q is an integer”


Feb 23, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“scope of variables in C++, difference between pass by value/reference/pointer”


Feb 3, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“Some basic logic puzzles, probability. General programming questions”


Feb 3, 2011

Interview Question for Financial Technology Associate at Citadel:

“What is a futex ? How can you parse a sentence in English (compilers) ?”