Bank of the West

Interview Question

Senior Software Engineer Interview San Francisco, CA

looking at the overall architecture of the banking system

  (mainframe to the end client), if you had to introduce a change or bring in a new feature, where would you even start the process of planning?
business case

Interview Answer

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I took this as an opportunity to describe how I would create an API for the software I'd be writing to speak to the servers and back-office systems. These things need to be well defined before other software engineers and/or vendors get a fleshed out spec and their hands on the actual assignment.

Interview Candidate on Jan 28, 2013

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