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MathWorks Interview Questions

Updated Nov 15, 2017
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at MathWorks.

    Interview

    A simple video recording interview with simple hr questions like why this position and why are you fit for this position followed by technical hacker rank challenge which has simple math and coding questions

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Station, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at MathWorks (College Station, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Campus Interview. I talked to the recruiter directly about my work and experience and got the campus interview. The director asked me three questions and gave me hints while answering the questions. After technical questions, he give a brief introduction of Mathworks.

    Interview Questions

    • Find the most frequent two elements in a array?   1 Answer
    • What is virtual function?   1 Answer
    • What the difference between reference and pointer?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Applications Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks (Tempe, AZ) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Total of 4 rounds. first is HR round, second is coding round, third is a telephonic interview and fourth is an on-site interview. You are supposed to answer pre-recorded questions in an HR round. Coding round is conducted on hackerrank.

    Interview Questions

    • GRE level math questions in analytical sections and questions related to MATLAB and C++ in coding round   1 Answer

  4.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks in September 2017.

    Interview

    First is hr interview, then a coding challenge, next is phone interview.
    For coding challenge contains five parts. I choose C++ and Python. It contains several multi-choice questions and coding questions.

    Interview Questions

    • The guy asks me a lot of C++ and Java concept questions with code example.   2 Answers

  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at MathWorks in September 2017.

    Interview

    A simple video recording interview with simple hr questions like why this position and why are you fit for this position followed by technical hacker rank challenge which has simple math and coding questions

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Why do you apply for this job? / What interests you about this position?
      2. Describe a situation where you multitasked.
      3. Describe a situation where you multitasked.
      4. GPA
      5. VISA   1 Answer

  6.  

    Engineering Development Group Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks (Dallas, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Talked with recruiters on job fair. Then applied online.
    Got interview within 3 days that requires filming videos to MathWorks. Only asked about some basic behavior questions. One day after, got second interview which is Programming Challenge.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your understanding of the position and what interests you most about the role?

      What programming language and wha't your field? why good for this job?

      Tell us about a recent work experience, internship, or project that you are most proud of.
      Please include what your responsibilities were.

      OPT/ need sponsorship?

      GPA   1 Answer

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    C++ Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks (Arlington, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I had a phone call Interview. They asked me more about my projects. And difficulties I faced during my projects and how I overcame it. They asked some questions about Oops concepts in C++ like polymorphism and encapusulation and how I used them in my project.

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  8.  

    Applications Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pitts, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks (Pitts, PA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I received a hr call in September, then an online assessment followed with a technical phone interview. Questions are mainly about basic concepts of computer system and programming. Communication skills seem to be an important part.

    Interview Questions


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    Applications Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Natick, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at MathWorks (Natick, MA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    1.HR round(online video recorded)-15 mins
    2.Technical Phone Interview(Math,C/C++,Programming Concepts,Control Systems)-1 hour
    3.On-site interview(Math,C/C++,Programming Concepts,Control Systems)-4 rounds 9 am - 2 pm
    Programming Concepts
    1.Given a random array of numbers.How do you sort them?Select any sorting algorithm and write the pseudo code.(C)
    I implemented Merge Sort with merge subroutine
    I forgot base case ,I added later
    2.1/8th of a circle.(NS)
    I gave semi optimum solution.There was a better way without using trignometric functions
    C++
    2.Given inheritence hierarchy -which of the following is valid?(C)
        A
       / \
      B C
     /
    D
    void alpha(B *arg)
    A*Aptr =new A;
    B*Bptr=new B;(valid)
    C* Cptr=new C;
    D*Dptr=new D;(valid)

    3.What does the following line of code do?(C)
    char*c ="Hello"
    char d[6];
    while(*c++=*d++);

    Matlab
    What is primary function and subfunction?(C)
    What is difference between nested function and subfunction?(C)
    nested functions-can access variables declared inside main functions.

    What is private function?(C)
    inside private folder
    What is hf=gca;(DA)
    gui
    returns current axes handle
    What is event function call back?(DA)
    How to access data members of a structure?
    What are cell arrays?
    C1={}
    C2={}
    what is C1()
    what is C1{}
    What is this code doing
    mystruct =struct('field1',{1,2,3}...
    'field2',{4,5,6s});
    MATH
    1.Plot the derivative of the function(C)
    2.Find the partial fraction of given expression(C)
    3.Find the gradient of the given function.(C)

    Controls Systems
    1.Explain lead and lag compensators(C)
    2.Linearise the system(C)
    3.Find the Transfer function from the state space equation.(C)
    4.Given x1 and x2 dot ,find the Lyapunov equation.(NC)
    Hiring Manager Interview
    1.How do you handle several projects simultaneously?
    2.What are your strengths and weaknessness,according to your advisor?
    3.How did you handle a situation when you missed a deadline?
    4.How was your experience at Grad School?
    5.If you are the dean of your university ,what would you change?
    6.How did you approach a task which you had no knowledge before hand?

    HR Interview
    Why did you apply at MathWorks?
    If I gave you $2000 for training ,what training would you use it for?
    What is your plan after EDG?


  10. Helpful (1)  

    Engineering Development Group (EDG) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MathWorks in August 2017.

    Interview

    I just got a phone screening interview and rejected.
    It's a behavioral interview, so interviewer just asked my current GPA, comfortable programming language, and normal questions about information on my resume.
    I felt that interviewer just wanted to check my english speaking skill.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your GPA?
      Describe one project on your resume
      Describe EDG?
      What is your comfortable programming language?   Answer Question

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