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Senior Software Engineer Interview Seattle, WA

One of the interviewers asked me to implement a file

  system. What was in particular frustrating is that he left is so open ended as to the level of detail required, yet expected a specific answer and was unhappy that I took a different approach.

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I hate such open-ended questions. I am sure it would come as a surprise, there is more than one way to do this, yet he appeared to be expecting a singular type of answer.

Interview Candidate on Aug 3, 2012

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