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IBM Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jan 31, 2017
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Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at IBM in August 2016.

Interview

3 rounds:

Technical Interview
Behavioral Interview
Analytical Test

I interviewed for a application development position but work as a business analyst. Technical interview consisted of Java and Object Oriented questions. It was a pretty straight forward process. First round was via phone, second HireVue and the test completed online.

Interview Questions

  • Questions pertained to Java and Object Oriented programming questions.   Answer Question

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at IBM (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Interview was quite easy, 3 simple interviews on campus. One case about a burrito that was fair simple. People were easy to talk to and fun. Enjoyed the process

    Interview Questions

    • How would you deal with profits falling at the burrito company   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    Both Interviews were virtual. Behavioral Interview and Technical Interview. You also have to take a problem solving test, which in my opinion was not needed. Everything could have been handled in the two Interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Way too many technical questions for the role that I was interviewing for.   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in India, MS
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at IBM (India, MS) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Interview process was very good and when a round of interview was completed and they were very quick in telling me whether i was selected in the interview or not. And next round of interview was also scheduled very quickly.

    Interview Questions

    • About my previous experience   1 Answer
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Littleton, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at IBM (Littleton, MA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Basically to understand my background and how related my past projects are to the position. It was quite interactive. I wasn't put under pressure by the interviewers. They were quite nice also.

    Interview Questions

    • What reporting tools have I used? Have I been involved with multiple projects at the same time?   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    3 interviews, 2 behaviorals and 1 case study. Definitely prepare for the case study--I thought I did really well on the behaviorals and didn't nail the case study, and didn't get the job.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you react if you were told on Friday that you had to be on a new project on Monday?   1 Answer
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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at IBM (New York, NY) in February 2015.

    Interview

    A few case questions, but nothing to difficult. Went through my resume and had a few questions about my prior jobs and what they were. Also called my references which were listed on my resume. It was a pretty laid back interview, but it seemed like they had dozens of applicants for only a couple jobs.

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at IBM.

    Interview

    The interview process consisted of 2 phone interviews and 1 onsite interview. The two phone interviews were very standard. I had a discussion with 2 managers within the group and they lasted approximately 45 minutes each. The questions that they asked pertained to my previous experiences.The first manager asked quite a few questions, and the second spent most of the time describing the organization.

    The onsite interview was a 1 day event. It began at 7:30AM and was completed by 6:30PM. The questions were primarily behavioral, but there was a presentation and a case study that I had to provide feedback to for one of the subject matter experts. The interviews lasted 1 hour each with most of the members of the group to identify if I would be a cultural fit for the organization.

    Interview Questions

    • Regarding the presentation you just saw, please describe areas for our organization to use data analytics to further optimize operations.   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IBM.

    Interview

    pretty smooth process--went to DC area to interview. two interviews--1 case and 1 behavioral

    Interview Questions

    • behavioral was very intense--be prepared to defend your answers and think on your feet   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, OH
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at IBM (Dublin, OH) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Three rounds of interviews, fairly easy. They basically wanted a walk through of your resume, and past projects. What are some of your best and worst qualities, just basic interview questions. IBM flew me out to the IBM plant in Ohio. They covered the Hotel Expenses as well as the flight expenses. However, they did not have paid transportation to the hotel from the Airport. It would have been nice to have someone there waiting for me with a sign of my name, to take me to my hotel, seeing as how i am not from Ohio.

    Interview Questions

    • They were all straight forward answers.   1 Answer
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