Staff Software Engineer Interview Questions

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Jul 23, 2013

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at Hightail:

“They basically asked "google interview" questions... code an algorithm on the white board. They also asked Qs about cultural fit, how to make the product better, etc.”


Apr 24, 2013

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at E*TRADE Financial:

“It was difficult answering math-related questions asked by someone who took math in another country. The steps to solve the problems are a bit different.”


Apr 6, 2013

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at Juniper Networks:

“Most questions are C & projects”


Feb 14, 2013

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at Google:

“How will you design an oscilloscope? It wasn't difficult in absolute terms but compared to the rest of the questions it was.”


Oct 29, 2012

Interview Question for Member of Technical Staff Software Engineer at Riverbed Technology:

“1) How does an ISR work (All the way from the beginning to the end)
2) Data structures and approaches such as when to use a hash table, tree, list, etc. on a conceptual level”


Oct 18, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Flexera Software:

“Assume that java does not provide a HashMap and write your own implementation of HashMap”


Oct 5, 2012

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at Sony Electronics:


Sep 28, 2012

Interview Question for Staff Software Engineer at Xilinx:

“describe the shortest path of a graph with negative weights”


Sep 17, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at WatchGuard Technologies:

“How do pointers to two dimensional arrays work?”


Jul 22, 2012

Interview Question for Senior Staff Software Engineer at Sony PlayStation:

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“No really any tough ones”