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Director of Software Engineering Interview Questions


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Given our current architecture, what would you do to improve scalability and throughput?

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Consolidate the various APIs into one, use SOA and microservices to scale where/when needed.

How much compensation do you require?

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Do you think you can do this job

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Some deeply technical questions related to technology. Difficult questions were mostly related to performance management and people management.

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Quite normal managerial questions. Nothing out of line.

A big chunk of the interview questions were focused on technical / software development. I got a wide range of questions including writing functions to solve algorithms on a whiteboard, explaining in depth how web/apis work and challenges/solutions for high scalability problems.

Nothing was particularly difficult. The hiring manager asked about my management style etc but no technical questions per say.

Another huge part of the interview focus was cultural fit. There were a lot of questions about what is important to me being part of a team, how I would handle difficult situations, conflicting points of view, prioritization challenges, etc.

Questions about Salesforce, the products Salesforce offers, why I want to join.