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HMS Holdings Interview Questions

Updated Feb 23, 2017
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    Information Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Irving, TX) in February 2017.

    Interview

    EXTREMELY unprofessional! Save your time, read the reviews on Glassdoor.com, and DO NOT INTERVIEW WITH THIS COMPANY. Worst interview process I've ever experienced in my life.
    - The recruiter did NOT follow up, and he even missed our first phone interview. I literally sat by the phone waiting, and when I finally sent a "friendly reminder" email that we had an interview I received an out of office reply back.
    - Interview with managers by phone was at 8AM due to their schedule.
    - Face to Face interview very disorganized and unprofessional.
    - Was asked the same questions from phone screening, and they apologized for "not being prepared".
    - I had to follow up from beginning to end with every step of the process.
    - Highly flawed interview process most likely indicative of the health of the company and its employees.
    - Through observation it appears that the culture is not highly communicative and chaotic.
    - No formal email or phone call from HR to let me know a another candidate was selected. I had to follow up continuously.
    - Horrible, horrible experience.

    Interview Questions

    • They were not prepared and I was asked the same, general questions over and over again about my experience, etc.   Answer Question
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at HMS Holdings.

    Interview

    Face to Face interview with 2 IT Directors. They walked through my resume and asked questions based on that. Project Management exp-experience, where do you see yourself soon? Do you like working with a team?

    Interview Questions

    • Walk me through your resume
      What type of projects have you been involved in  
      Answer Question
    • Give me examples of Projects you have worked on, Project Mgt tools you have used.   Answer Question
  3.  

    Credit Balance Auditory Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Columbus, OH).

    Interview

    The whole process took about 45 mins. I was asked your typical interview question. They describe what the training would be like and said they would be in contact

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a time where you had to come up with a solution to a problem   Answer Question
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    Hadoop Administrative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Irving, TX) in June 2016.

    Interview

    It was telephonic and skype interview. Interview went well and the interviewer was well versed in hadoop.It was very interesting.Process took place for about 10 days. The interviewer was also asking about some of his new process in hadoop to test my ability to answer the question for which I gave an almost impressive answer.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions,asked about Hive, pig, sqoop, kafka and cluster monitoring and related work.   Answer Question
  6.  

    Data Science Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denton, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Denton, TX) in April 2016.

    Interview

    I went to a job fair at my college, recieved the card and number of a recruiter, filled out an online application, and waited. After 2 weeks I sent a follow up email, to which the recruiter promised they'd be in touch. A day or so after that, I got an appointment for a phone interview. The connection was very bad for whatever reason, but the interview was about 20 minutes long, largely about the projects I'd done and what sort of experience I had. We both realized that the job description that I had thought I was going for wasn't what she was going for, and after a rather awkward conversation she hung up. It would have been nice to receive an email or something afterward, but I guess I can't fault them too much.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any experience with SQL? Hadoop? etc.
      Couple of questions about architecture that I cannot remember at the moment.  
      Answer Question
  7.  

    IT Procurement Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7+ weeks. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Dallas, TX) in January 2016.

    Interview

    The process started with a phone interview with a recruiter. He was nice and approachable and his questions were more about fit on both sides. He said he would call me in a couple weeks, and he did. He asked me for bullet points on my skills more applicable to the position. I'm assuming at that point he passed it on to the hiring manager. 30 minute phone interview with the hiring manager was the next step. They were great and the conversation was very enjoyable albeit very formal. The next step was a phone interview with the head of IT. Like the hiring manager, they were great too, super nice and smart individual. After that, it was an in person interview with a panel. It went well and I enjoyed their thoughtful questions. Someone joined late by speakerphone and then they dropped the line early which was a bit of a distraction for everyone. Overall the panel interview was great, everyone was really nice, professional and smart. The next step was an in person interview with the head of finance. From there the recruiter told me nothing would be finalized for a week, which I couldn't help but to read into. A week later I reached back out to find out that they went with another candidate. Overall it was a great experience with smart, nice people and I could tell the Purchasing department at HMS would be a great place to work.

    TLDR; 3 phone interviews, 2 in person interviews, phenomenal hiring manager and recruiter.

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Business Analyst (Contract Developer) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Irving, TX) in November 2015.

    Interview

    It's a pretty normal interview process. All resumes go through an HR recruiter and then passed through a supervisor if you're picked to continue on in the process. A phone interview is the first step towards the job process, and then you're brought in for an on-site interview and tour. If you're offered a job, you'll have to go through a background check and a drug test before you can start.

    Interview Questions

  9.  

    Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Las Vegas, NV
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at HMS Holdings (Las Vegas, NV) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Phone screen, 1 to 1, and in front of a large panel of interviewers. There are online advertisements for Harvard Medical School for some reason. This is not Harvard Medical School. The application redirected to this company. Friendly atmosphere.

    Interview Questions

    • Interview included technical, scenario, and philosophical questions.   Answer Question
  10.  

    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at HMS Holdings in June 2015.

    Interview

    Been easy overall and very good interviewers who are personable. Went over the position and my background. i did not get all the information so need to ask more questions. They are a growing company so seem to be hiring nationwide. The interviews were right on time so they were punctual. I feel I need another interview to get all my questions answered. I hope the benefits are ok as i read some posts stating they were not so good. It did not seem to matter on the 4 yr degree if you have the background/experience even though it is stated in the job requirements posting.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your weaknesses and how do you handle certain situations etc.   Answer Question
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    Business Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at HMS Holdings in June 2015.

    Interview

    Applied Online and was called for a phone interview for initial screening questions. Interview was for 20 -30 mins with the Senior Talent Acquisition Employee. Asked questions about expected pay and work experience specifically related to process engineering experience

    Interview Questions

    • 1. 3 Qualities of a Business Process Engineer
      2. Why are you interested in this role
      3. Questions on work experience  
      Answer Question
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