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Senior Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Cupertino, CA).

Interview

Interview in Cupertino, CA. Interviewed by Senior Architects and Software Engineers. Most of the interview is on relevant implementation and product questions - e.g. high performance proxies, cloud security paradigms etc. Some questions also cover standard computer science questions e.g. sort/search etc. Very pleasant group team. There is no in your face attitude here. People are very respectful and have a very positive attitude.

Interview Questions

  • Explain the 10K limit in threading for Linux performance. Also explain event driven architectures such as epoll etc. Be prepared to whiteboard code snippets and explain your reasoning.   1 Answer

Negotiation

Very straightforward and pleasant. Good group of people.

Other Interview Reviews for Trend Micro

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    I apply through the website.
    After waiting for a week I get called by HR
    I was told to come to the office for the paper test and interview for around 3 hours
    paper test duration is 1 hour
    Interview is done personally by the related department for the job. They first introduce the job and ask some question regarding job history

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    1st round: Paper test about your overall skill on algorithm, data structure, OO concept. You can choose a major language you want among C, C++, Java, Python
    2nd round: Two different department representatives interview (Commercial, Consumer)
    3rd round: Phone interview for brief self-intro and experiences intro
    4th round: Interview with Consumer sr. manager and director
    5th round: Interview with HR

    Interview Questions

    • 1. What is the most impressive failure you have ever experienced, how you solve the problem?
      2. Please name one project you are most proud of and explain why?
      3. Draw the architecture of your project and drill down the part of you were responsible for.   Answer Question
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    1. C++ questions on papers. Answer the questions in pencil and pens.
     First several questions are to find bugs, syntax errors, and logic errors in a C++ function.
      Explain C++ Virtual Destructor.
     Last two questions are to implement C++ functions.
    2. Two managers interview

    Interview Questions

    • 1. C++ Question: Find first non-repeating char in an input string. For example:
       If inputStr == "Trend Micro Inc. Taipei", then the func returns 'd'.
       If inputStr == "Trend", then the func returns 'T'.
      2. implement func int isLeapYear(). For example:
         isLeapYear(2000) == 1; isLeapYear(1900)==0; isLeapYear(1996)==1; isLeapYear(1700)==0;
      3. What's the frequently issue/bug encountered by a Windows Driver developer.   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Nanjing, Jiangsu (China)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Nanjing, Jiangsu (China)) in September 2011.

    Interview

    10-20 mins of Behaviour interview
    followed by 1 hour and an half tech interview
    1. General questions related to project exp ( around 6 questions)
    2. Process Vs. thread
    3. Comm between processes(when to use each methods)
    4. Synch between thread
    5. methods on sharing memory
    6. how to transfer value between kernel and usermode programme
    7. design pattern
    8. a sample function : is it thread-safe or not?
    9. 2 algortihm question

    Interview Questions

    • What's your most significant reasons to use non-spinlock for multi-thread programming? Pros and cons   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in August 2011.

    Interview

    Mostly will review your resume, also have some question about basic related knowledge and logic thinking. If you applied to quality or testing related job function, will have different testing set. Basically if you can pass the paper test, and also has good point in language testing (English or Japanese), should be possible to step into next stage.

    Interview Questions

    • Logic:
      There are about 23 million people here in Taiwan, please give us a guess for number about how many gas station here in Taiwan you think, and explain why.
      There are about 7 million people here in Taipei, please give us a guess about how many supermarket you think in Taipei, and explain why.

      Management:
      I got a black pan, and a wall here, how many time do you need to fill this white wall into black? And please explain how you do this estimation.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro in January 2011.

    Interview

    Skill and Culture fit are both assessed

    Interview Questions

    • Give me an example how did you deal with an angry customer?   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in October 2010.

    Interview

    There were papaer exam, about programming, recursive.
    And then face to face interview with managers from different departments.

    Interview Questions

    • Assume you want to implement a function: update the virus pattern and patch to computer around the world, what would you consider and what strategy would you use? anything   1 Answer
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in June 2009.

    Interview

    The whole interview process is very clear and you can get what's your stage after interviewing.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any experiences of implementing multi-threading programming in distributed system or database?   Answer Question

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Trend Micro (Taipei (Taiwan)) in August 2008.

    Interview

    1. Personal Resume
    2. Written Test and Programming test
    3. Oral Interview
    4. Interview with senior managers

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Good English is a plus.
    You must be technical expert to get this job.


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