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Cognizant Technology Solutions Senior Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Jun 9, 2017
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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (New York, NY).

Interview

HR schedule interview with the team and given the interview. HR responded after a month. A total of 2+months it took between my interview and DOJ. Interview difficult level was average. Received offer letter and joined company as Cognizant has very good reputation in USA.

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview

    Two to Three rounds, with simple to mediocre questions.
    Sometimes, will be asked to write on white board.
    The interviews were 1:1 and was fairly simple and straightforward. It lasted for 45 min

    Interview Questions

    • Simple Data structures, C, C++ and VC++ questions   1 Answer

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Gets call from HR for salary and location. HR are not good to handle your case and all the time your request calls goes to their voice mails. sometimes voice mails are full so there is no option to record and store your message.

    two-three rounds based on opening

    interview was related to technology

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    negotiation is difficult . if they don't like they don't contact again.

    If they don't find any resource for that opening one might get a call after a month or two

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Telephonic (with HR), In person (with technical manager), In Person (with Project Manager). Technical interviewer covered all the depth topics in C++ from memory management till program to implement virtual tables. some questions were on inheritance complexities , OOPS principals etc

    Interview Questions

    • Unexpected questions were about some general math puzzles   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    good. Accepted for the rate I asked for


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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    process was really smooth and nothing much difficult , I have been there before so they don't ask much technical interview question there main concern is about past history with cognizant and rating

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bentonville, AR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bentonville, AR) in December 2013.

    Interview

    It took four weeks to a call letter for interview and it was quick and easy process. I had three rounds. Online assessment, followed by group discussion, technical one to one and Hr

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Detroit, MI) in January 2013.

    Interview

    There was one cognizant internal interview and then client interview over the phone. Got the call from HR in half and hour about the selection. HR bumped up additional 1k from the base that I asked.

    Interview Questions

    • This position was for Automotive software so was asked on CAN protocols and C programming basics. Client interview was very simple and he went over my resume.   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Austin, TX) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Questions were not at all relevant to the prospective position.
    Asks question for a given technology but projects are on different .
    Very trivial questions.

    Negotiation

    Accepted because , I did not had job at that time.

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (San Francisco, CA) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Hiring manager took 30 min phone interview. They called me in the office for in person interview. they took technical and HR interviews. I got an offer in 2 weeks

    Interview Questions

    • The techincal interview was a bit tough. the interviewers was very knowledgeble.   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bentonville, AR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bentonville, AR) in January 2009.

    Interview

    Most of the intreview process was related to technical work that I have done in the past
    I am able to answer 80% of the questions.
    I got call from HR the next day I completed my technical interview

    Interview Questions

    • Which of following action will happen , when both are defined for same column in oracle
      Constraint
      Trigger   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Negotiate went for over week in 3 calls from HR. finally I agreed with 10% than I expected
    Able to get onetime joining amount


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