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G-Research Software Engineering Interview Questions

Interviews at G-Research

16 Interview Reviews

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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at G-Research (London, England (UK)) in April 2018.

Interview

Very challenging process, you really need to know your stuff.
Every interviewer was obviously smart and easy to talk to.
There is online part + multiple onsites potentially.

G-Research is an amazing company and their interview process is the toughest one I've ever had.
I got an extremely good offer which I happily accepted.

Prepare for algorithms, data structures, system design and skill based questions. They expect you to generate production ready, clean and correct code.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for G-Research

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    An initial screening video call including a one hour coding test with Hackerrank. At the end there was a short time for answering questions about life at the company and the teams.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at G-Research.

    Interview

    Submitted Resume and was rejected a few days afterwards by email.

    It seems like they do not accept students who would need visa sponsorship after graduation. There's nothing wrong (or illegal) about not being able to sponsor visas, through would've been good if they'd been up-front about this on their careers webpage and I wouldn't have bothered applying; overall, it just seems like a disrespectful way to treat candidates and leaves a bad taste in my mouth about the company (especially since they love to advertise their roles so heavily at my university).

    So in summary, I would advise non-EU nationals to avoid - try first instead for other tech firms such as FB (where I had a great interview experience last year).

    FYI, I also interviewed with Two Sigma (London office), for a SWE role where my recruiter was at least up-front about the fact that they wouldn't be able to sponsor visas; that is a much more respectful way to go about things.

    G-Research Response

    Feb 4, 2019 – Recruitment

    Hi - thank you for your feedback. We do offer sponsorship for non-EU nationals, however, as per UKVI Legislation, we can only explore this option if the resident labour market is insufficient. In... More

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    Software Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at G-Research (London, England (UK)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    The first stage is an online hackerrank testing technical knowledge.

    The second stage is a day on-site involving four interviews and a free lunch, and plenty of opportunities to talk to current staff


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    Software Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Research (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at G-Research (Research (Australia)) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Had a HackerRank, didn't think I'd done too well but managed to get an interview. Had 2 standard technical interviews, a tour while they decided on whether I should have 2 further interviews, then I had the 2 further interviews that were less technical but still about software and my technical interests and to get an idea about the kind of team I'd want to work with.

    G-Research Response

    Dec 19, 2017 – Recruitment

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a positive experience, and we hope you enjoy your time working at G-Research!


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at G-Research (London, England (UK)) in March 2019.

    Interview

    Take home programing question, if passed with correct answer, automatic interview. I cannot describe the interview itself but if u study hacker rank or leet code then it will help.


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StarStarStarStarStar   Current Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

Pros: “There is always something new to came across, always busy....a lot to learn. Company heavily invests in the staff and keeps them in the loop as much as it is possible. Great company to...”“There is always something new to came across, always busy....a lot to learn. Company heavily invests in the staff and keeps them in the loop as much as it is possible. Great company to work for.” – Full Review

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