Quantitative Researcher Interview Questions

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Apr 4, 2014

Interview Question for Quantitative Research Manager at Olson Research Group:

“Would you be interested in working for this company?”

Mar 30, 2014

Interview Question for Quantitative Researcher at Bloomberg L.P.:

“The programming part is kind of challenging for me. You'd better master at least one programming language.”

Mar 17, 2014

Interview Question for Quantitative Research at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“Drawing a pair of (x, y) from a joint Gaussian distribution with 0 covariance. Knowing the stndard deviations of x and y and knowing z = x + y, what is your best guess for x?”

Mar 15, 2014

Interview Question for Quantitative Research at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“Nothing unexpected.”

Feb 26, 2014

Interview Question for Quantitative Trading & Research Analyst Program at Citibank:

“Be asked about PDE, which is mentioned on my resume, but not well-prepared”

Jan 9, 2014

Interview Question for Software Engineering and Quantitative Research at D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:

“The first question he gave me was not hard.
1. You call to someone's house and asked if they have two children. The answer happens to be yes. Then you ask if one of their children is a boy. The…”

Dec 23, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Research Summer Analyst at Citadel Investment:

“Describe your data handling/analysis skill.”

Dec 20, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative User Experience Researcher at Facebook:

“Here is the process:
Call with recruiter
Research exercise
2 phone interviews
Onsite with a presentation and 4 1-on-1 interviews

Be prepared for a lot of questions about research both past and…”

Nov 28, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Researcher at BMO Financial Group:

“There was no truly difficult or unexpected questions.”

Nov 12, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Researcher at SUNRISE FUTURES:

“What is polymorphism? What is inheritance? What is a virtual function?

Suppose there is an arbitrary triangle in a plane and a point in the plane is give. How can you determine whether the point…”

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