Software engineers write programs to design and develop computer software. Interviews are highly technical, so come ready to work through coding problems and math brainteasers. The specific questions you are asked will depend on what type of programming position you are looking for. Try researching a specific software discipline such as web development, application development, or system development.
One technical interview, go to the whiteboard, write some code which does XXXX.
The problem was a sanity check of basic coding skills and how you can work/communicate with another person.