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Guidewire Consultant Interview Questions

Updated May 5, 2017
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Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Guidewire.

Interview

3 Phases - phone screen with HR, phone with Consulting, 3 person face to face. Face to face was with 3 people in Chicago. 3 types of questions - first was experience/behavioral, next was culture and fit, final was to show some of their technology

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Guidewire in December 2015.

    Interview

    Lengthy process. It involved an initial screening interview via phone, followed by 1-on-1 phone interview with the hiring manager, then skills testing for the position, and eventually an on site interview. They asked a lot of questions. They obviously take the interview process very seriously and invest significant time into the process.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard questions like why do you want this job? what do you think you do well? Describe how you would solve a problem like ...   Answer Question

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Guidewire (Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I have applied through university , first I gave a coding test, it was of average difficulty level. Then I got a call for the face to face interview. It was a 45mins interview, first 25mins was more related to previous work experience and then a technical interview on basic core java stuff. After 2weeks I got invitation for the 2nd round of face to face onsite interview.

    Interview Questions

    • agile vs waterfall model?
      basic core java questions from class inheritance , constructors and string.   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8 weeks. I interviewed at Guidewire (Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)).

    Interview

    Had a few initial discussions with the recruiter who I already knew from a previous job. I completed an offline coding test which lasted for 5 hours. I then had a technical telephone screening and was then invited for a number of face to face interviews at their offices.

    Overall, very thorough and very good structured process which ensures hiring decisions are based on facts, cultural fit and technical expertise.


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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Guidewire in August 2011.

    Interview

    This job involves a lot of travel working at their client sites. I went through the first phone interview but didn't have time to complete the second multi-hour programming assignment. First phone interview consisted of Java trivia questions such as the various access modifiers, inheritance, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the Java access modifiers?   1 Answer
    • What is the difference between the Java access modifiers?   Answer Question
    • Given a class A and another (B) that inherits from it, if you have a method that casts B to A and invokes a method x() that both A and B implement, which class's implementation is invoked?   4 Answers

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