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Facebook Software Development Engineer Interview Questions

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Software Development Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Facebook (Boston, MA) in February 2017.

Interview

I had a phone interview scheduled for 45 mins. The interviewer started by describing his position and what did he work on. And asked a coding question. Overall, the experience was good.

Interview Questions

  • I was told a coding question. Q: Given a list of words for example : cat,bat,rat.... and given a query which has a special character '.' which can be represented as any alphabet between 'a-z'. Write a function which gives true as output if the the query is in the list of words. Example: List of words: cat,bat,rat,cct,cut Query 1: c.t Output 1 : true Query 2: c.. output 2 : true   4 Answers

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Facebook in February 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview and code pad online
    Engineer will call you and you will be asked to write code on coderpad.
    Dont need to run the test, just explain and test it.
    No behavior question straight forward coding question

    Interview Questions

    • No behavior question straight forward coding question
      2 sum   2 Answers

  2. Helpful (3)  

    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, IN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Facebook (Columbus, IN) in November 2016.

    Interview

    It was a Skype interview with a Facebook engineer. He spoke to the point and interview was for 45 mins. 5 minutes went for intro and question/doubts. The problems given to me were not that hard.. Cracking the coding interview prep is a must!! Also, glassdoor questions too helped..

    Interview Questions

    • Find longest increasing subarray in a given array   2 Answers
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Facebook (San Jose, CA) in January 2016.

    Interview

    one phone interview over the phone, the interviewer talks nice but not helpful. even some times i asked some questions he is not likely to respond. it will let you to introduce yourself at beginning, and get to know some about your project experience. little java basic questions then jump onto the coding questions.

    Interview Questions

    • java coding problems, similar to leetcode   1 Answer

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Facebook (New York, NY) in July 2016.

    Interview

    After speaking to a recruiter they provided a website of unlimited practice problems. This was really fun and helpful. I had one technical phone interview and thought it went fine but I didn't get asked back.

    Interview Questions

    • He asked me to talk about my background. Then he asked me to keep track of the k largest numbers in a list of integers. We discussed various solutions and their complexity.   1 Answer

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Facebook (Seattle, WA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    First the interviewer asked questions about my resume and my experience, then goes to tech question which is write code use any language to solve a algorithm question. After that, ask several questions about the interviewer and Facebook.

    Interview Questions

    • Given an vector<string> (e.g ['cc', 'ca', 'bc']) and a dictionary order (e.g. ['c', 'b', 'a']). To decide whether the given vector<string> is sorted or not.   Answer Question

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Facebook.

    Interview

    Technical Interview. The interviewer is very nice and easy to talk with. You need to pass two phone interviews to get the intern job. I didn't do well in the second round. So I didn't pass the interview, which makes me so sad.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about some resume projects, and then some coding questions   Answer Question

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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Facebook in September 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process involved two interviews held within the span of a day. We had a meet and greet with our first interviewer 2 days before the interview which was nice. Only got the second interview after doing well on the first one.

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (2)  

    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Facebook in March 2017.

    Interview

    2 round phone interview. Each round you can have at most 2-3 weeks for prepare. All phone interview, no video, no onsite. Each time the phone interview will last around 45 minutes. 30-40 minutes for problems, the rest ask questions.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Facebook in October 2016.

    Interview

    Applied through campus recruiting. The recruiter was super nice, and the process was well organized. The interview was typical technical interview, and it was on campus interview. The overall experience was good.

    Interview Questions


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