Systems Software Engineer Interview Questions

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Oct 19, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Roblox:

“How do you make sure a exe file downloaded by users will not be changed? (Ans: Added digital signature)

How do you add the signature? (Ans: Use a hash function to generate a hash code)

How do…”


Oct 18, 2012

Interview Question for Systems Software Engineer at Akamai:

“What is a SYN attack, How does server handles a SYN attack”


Sep 26, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at SAIC:

“lots of questions on networking, Encryption, and Unix/Microsoft Server Systems”


Jul 11, 2012

Interview Question for Software Systems Engineer at MITRE:

“Have you ever done any sort of computer simulations (physics, traffic, economic, etc)?”


Jul 5, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Aspera:

“How would you peform an SSH connection between these two PCs. I can't give you any information on these PCs, just do it.”


Apr 27, 2012

Interview Question for Systems Software Engineer at NVIDIA:

“Implement memcpy.”


Apr 27, 2012

Interview Question for Systems Software Engineer at NVIDIA:

2 of 2 found helpful

“Given a page size and a number, align the number with the nearest page.

(Note: This was a phone interview question. The interviewer and I used an online document to share ideas about this problem.”


Apr 16, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Intel Corporation:

“Linked-list loop detection, Interrupt service routine, lots of C pointer stuff.”


Apr 1, 2012

Interview Question for Systems Software Engineer at NVIDIA:

“Say the program you are running has stack overflow. You want to know when and where this happens, but you don't want to use debuggers, because they slow. How would you do this?”


Apr 1, 2012

Interview Question for Systems Software Engineer at NVIDIA:

“write a function to set a particular field of register to the desired value. ( For example, set bit 3 - 10 of a word to the given value)”