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Oculus VR Software Engineer Interview Questions

Interviews at Oculus VR

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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Oculus VR (San Francisco, CA) in May 2015.

Interview

Initially, 2 phone screens over a period of ~2 weeks. Next was an on-site interview loop with 7 45 minute sessions (no down time in between), lunch at one of the facebook campus restaurants.

Interview Questions

  • NDA for all questions, but generally they started as simple computer science questions with increasing feature requests/difficulty until the time expired.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Oculus VR

  1. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Oculus VR (San Francisco, CA) in May 2018.

    Interview

    Not recommended. Interviewers/Recruiters do not know what they want or need. They should analyze carefully the candidate's profile and skills first. Do not waste candidate's time with on-site interviews if the profile does not match what you need.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions irrelevant to candidate's experience and profile.   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (2)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Menlo Park, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Oculus VR (Menlo Park, CA) in May 2018.

    Interview

    Typical interview process
    - 1 Phone screen
    - 6 On-site interviews (3 technical, 1 system design, 1 behavioural, 1 lunch interview)
    - 1 Demo

    Overall, it was a great experience. Only catch is that the interviews are 45 minutes. This didnt leave time for me to ask questions at all. The lunch interview was with the hiring manager though so I was able to ask some questions then. Overall, looked like there was a solid plan and everyone was happy working there. After the interview, got a callback after 2 days saying they wanted to extend an offer and we negotiated. We were able to agree on a good number and she was able to get the offer in a few days.

    I asked to call the hiring manager and a person on the team so that I could actually ask them questions. Recruiter setup both calls and was able to get all my questions answered.

    Ultimately ended up saying no because I wanted to pursue a different opportunity but the benifits, compensation, people etc were all very nice! Highly recommend the experience.

    Side note: I saw some comments talk about how recruiters are slow to respond but I didnt see this at all. Maybe this issue is now fixed. The recruiters were really responsive and great!

    Interview Questions

    • Pretty much leetcode questions. Some questions more tailored to my background. Be sure to know the skills you have in your resume.   Answer Question
  3. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Menlo Park, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Oculus VR (Menlo Park, CA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Phone screen followed by all day onsite interview in Menlo Park campus. Mostly positive experience except the lunch interviewer who was on his phone and not really interested in talking. Everyone else was very nice.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ months. I interviewed at Oculus VR (Redmond, WA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    To repeat what other people have already said, Oculus recruiting is slow. Weeks between each contact, I'd usually have to send them a reminder email to get anything from them at all. I had three phone screens before being invited to an onsite interview - this all took months.

    The onsite interview was tough but fair, except for one interviewer who for some strange reason thinks that "what is your biggest weakness" is a good interview question. It's never been a good interview question and hasn't been original since at least the mid 1980s.

    After the interview it took them four weeks (and a reminder email) to get back to me with an emailed rejection. Most places at least have the courtesy to have a phone conversation.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your biggest weakness?   1 Answer

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Oculus VR (Zürich (Switzerland)) in April 2018.

    Interview

    The interview was roughly 30 minutes of questions about my past experience, followed by a coding exercise.

    The interview went well, or so I thought, but after a couple of days I received an e-mail that simply statedthat they will not be moving forward in the process.

    No details as to why I failed. When I asked for this in a polite e-mail (twice with a month in between) my e-mails were simply ignored.

    For the effort I put into the preparation this is simply rude and unfair.

    Interview Questions


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