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MediaMath Interview Questions

Updated Jun 8, 2017
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    Data Science Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I was asked about various data science techniques. The guy talking to me was high up in the data science team, however spent his time explaining things to me and he gave me some great advice. It was a very positive experience and he was very helpful. I got a great impression of the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you tell me about random forests?   1 Answer

  2. Helpful (3)  

    Senior Specialist, Optimization Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    The HR couldn't answer a basic question I asked during interview - "How large is your client based?" She said she would email me back and failed to do so in the end.
    Also felt like she just wanna match the criteria quickly. She cut the crap and asked straightly if I can relocate, how much I'm looking for...etc.

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  3. Helpful (1)  

    QA Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Two interviews. Simple questions about background knowledge on the field. Was not asked to code anything. Only experience based questions. Everyone was kind and straight forward. Did not get the job but I would apply again. Seems like a good company.

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    Engagement Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at MediaMath (San Francisco, CA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    I had two phone interviews. Both interviewers were very friendly. None of the questions were unexpected.

    They were very upfront about the interview process and told me each step I would need to go through.

    Unfortunately I did not get the job, but I thought the interview experience was great!

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  5. Helpful (4)  

    Media Partnerships Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in June 2016.

    Interview

    One phone interview, 30 minutes long. Was asked to complete an analytic exercise regarding ad impression estimations. Came in for in-person which consisted of meeting with different 4 people. Everyone was nice, though some of the interview questions seemed pointless. I was told 2 weeks to hear back. A full month later, I emailed them because they had not been in contact. They did not reply. I'm utterly disappointed in that level of unprofessionalism. Interesting company, nice enough people (who boast 'honesty'/'transparency' as a company-wide value) yet lack honesty or transparency.

    Interview Questions

    • What is my favorite app? How would I improve that app?   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (3)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in April 2016.

    Interview

    I went through three rounds of interviews:
    1) simply phone interview with team leader
    2) coding challenge (took around 4hrs)
    3) 1hr interview with 3 different team members

    I felt good about the interviews, however, after this entire process I got an email telling me that the position was terminated for budgetary reasons. A waste of both of our times.

    Interview Questions

    • Code a simple server to accept a post request and do some data processing on the string in the body.   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Marketing Engineer Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in April 2016.

    Interview

    There was a phone interview followed by an in person interview with 5 interviewers. They were very friendly and informative. They wanted to know why I was interested in their company and the industry all together. They were nice, but definitely research the company... beforehand. Also, if you sound like you know a lot, they will ask how you know, so have sources.

    Interview Questions

    • Why media math? Why are you interested in programmatic? Tell me about a time you failed when using technology   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (4)  

    Strategy/Account Leadership Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Someone internally referred me for a role and I was contacted by recruiter within a week. Recruiter contacted me and provided high-level overview of role and team and an in-person interview was set up to meet with the leaders. Conditional offer extended and references were requested, but never contacted. Since I had contacted references to expect a call from someone, it was very embarrassing for MM to not contact them. Also declined another offer since the intent from MM was clearly states. Very unorganized process and never heard back from MM, despite follow ups. It is apparent that this company doesn't value or respect people's time or reputation in the industry. Looks like I dodged a bullet from working for an org that is so unorganized.

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  9. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at MediaMath in March 2016.

    Interview

    Firstly asked me what I did before, most of them are on my resume. I talked about my projects and some of the technical details of them. Then we start an technical interview session with a lot of discussions. It's really helpful and friendly interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Find all values in a list of integers that sum equals k   1 Answer

  10. Helpful (2)  

    Data Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at MediaMath (New York, NY) in February 2016.

    Interview

    I went through 5 rounds of interviews:
    1) simply phone interview with HR and Data Engineer
    2) Video Interview with Analytics team panel of 3 members
    3) In person Interview with 3 different team Members
    4) Phone interview with director of the team

    The entire process nearly took 6 weeks and lastly the HR mentioned that team has liked me but they don't have decisions for the position

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