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FactSet Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated May 10, 2017
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Declined Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet.

Interview

I applied online after going to a job fair and received an e-mail saying I would be contacted for a over the phone technical interview. During the phone interview, I was asked a few simple OO questions and was told I would be contacted about an in-person interview later. I never received any information and when I contacted them again I was told they'd be looking for other candidates.

Interview Questions

  • They asked me how I would associate specific values with specific strings   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Had one on campus interview in a job fair. One telephonic screening interview which was easy and covered the fundamentals of algorithms and data structures. A series of technical and HR interviews on-site.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Norwalk, CT
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    HR was really nice and very prompt. However interviewer seemed to be a software engineer with not much background in interviewing people. Even though I applied for a software engineer position and I informed him that I have not worked with web technologies much, he kept on asking web related stuff instead of OOP concept or any programming question or anything in general other than web technologies.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview

    On campus interview. 30 mins. Two interviewers. Ask questions regarding resume, what have you contributed to the projects, what are the most interesting part etc. then ask an algorithm problem. Need to answer on whiteboard. Very nice interviewers.

    Interview Questions

    • Two sum maybe with duplicates. Find all sum combination to the given target. No duplicates are allowed.   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at FactSet in February 2017.

    Interview

    ask some basic data structure and ood questions, and some project background and what is your question and tell me about yourself it is not very difficult the interviewer is very good and talk very happyask some basic data structure and ood questions, and some project background and what is your question and tell me about yourself it is not very difficult the interviewer is very good and talk very happy

    Interview Questions

    • search time in arraylist vs vector   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at FactSet in February 2017.

    Interview

    Met recruiter in a career fair at my university and handed over my resume.Got an email for technical phone interview (30 mins).I scheduled it for the next week.Was all prepared with data sturcture,oops,dbms concepts.One hour before my interview I got an email from the interviewer that it would not just be a technical phone interview,rather it would be a live coding session on collabedit.I was not prepared for this but I had no choice.He asked me just one problem solving question and interview went for 45 mins.I got a reject mail the next day.

    Interview Questions

    • input would be like key- value pair.for eg this- that,is-was,like-for ...and given a string with no spaces we have to replace any string which is in the key part of the map with the value part.   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at FactSet (New York, NY) in January 2017.

    Interview

    The interview is not so difficult. Mainly focus on the basic data structure. For example compare merge sort and quick sort. And some basic problems about Object Object pattern of C++. And a very easy algorithm problem

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at FactSet (Saint Louis, MO) in January 2017.

    Interview

    I've been applying in wustl career fair. And got an interview on next day morning. It's too soon for me that I don't even have time to prepare so I got denied.

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    Software Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at FactSet (New York, NY) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online through our school's online career board. Extremely fast turnaround with notification for interview in less than a week. I met with an software engineer in-person for a 1:1 interview on campus. Standard technical interview, asked about data structures (in my case hash tables) followed by a coding question. The interviewer was fairly enthusiastic and open to discussing the ins and outs of the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked me how to check if a string is a palindrome. Followed up by asking how to check if inserting, deleting, or replacing a character would result in a palindrome.   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet in November 2016.

    Interview

    I applied FactSet on the campus career fair and got a campus interview on next day. Later I've received an onsite interview invitation. The onsite interview has many rounds which contain technique interviews and HR/Manager interviews. The whole process is smooth and comfortable. People there are really nice and smart.

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