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# Software Developer Interview Questions in San Antonio, TX

"Software developers design, write, test, and maintain the code for a software system. Extensive knowledge of programming languages, data structures, and algorithms are necessary to pass the technical interview which is designed to test these skills. Employers are looking for candidates with a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience. "

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### Software Developer & Integrator II at USAA was asked...

Aug 3, 2011
 Jim has 42 cents and has 8 coins, and Jack has 56 cents and has 6 coins. Which has more nickels than the other?4 AnswersJim has 4 nickels and jack has 2Jim has 2 nickel and Jack has 1Jim as 4 nickels - 5 +5 +5+5 +10+1+1+10 = 42 JAck has 3 nickels - 5+5+10+25+5+1 = 56Show More ResponsesAbove answer is wrong...doesn't add up. Answer from Sept 9 is correct. But more explicitely, the answer is. Jim has 4 nickels (20), 2 dimes (20) and 2 pennies (2) = 42 cents with 8 coins Jack has 2 nickels (10), 2 dimes (20), 1 quarter (25) and 1 penny (1) = 56 cents with 6 coins But, remember to state the answer to the original question - "Jim has more nickels."

### Senior Software Engineer at Pegasystems was asked...

Nov 29, 2013
 Salary negotiation1 AnswerThey asked about salary in each round expecting me to reduce the salary. They wanted cheap resource not quality.

### Entry-level Software Developer at Futurex was asked...

Sep 23, 2014
 Reverse a string without using a loop in C.2 AnswersThe desired method was to use recursion to build a stack and then undo it to print the string.The simplest way to reverse a string or any other container without an explicit loop in C++ is to use reverse iterators: string input; cin >> input; // the pair of iterators rbegin/rend represent a reversed string string output ( input.rbegin ( ), input.rend ( ) ) ; cout << output << endl;

### Software Developer III at Rackspace was asked...

Jun 9, 2014
 How would I convert an Array to an Object or vica-versa?1 AnswerI mentioned I would use a recursive function and no one felt I needed to whiteboard one based on that answer.

### Software Developer & Integrator III at USAA was asked...

Dec 8, 2013
 How would you design a mobile ap for people who are not able to enter text but the page has a lot of text entry boxes? Or something along those lines....2 AnswersJust be creative and think outside the box.Add drop down answers or radio button

### Software Developer & Integrator I at USAA was asked...

May 12, 2013
 Is it possible to create two instances of a singleton class in java.1 AnswerYes, thread local.

### Contract Software Developer at Rackspace was asked...

Feb 16, 2014
 They asked about some software that I had never heard of that they used in their deployment process. 3 AnswersI was honest and said I didn't know but that it wouldn't be hard to figure out with a simple Google search and a little bit of reading. They seemed to prefer the honesty over trying to BS them with vague knowledge.If you're looking for interview questions, try Rooftop Slushie - it's the easiest way to get questions and answers from current employees at Google, Facebook, Amazon, and +50,000 companies. https://wwww.rooftopslushie.comI tried rooftop slushie mentioned above and it was pretty helpful. I recommend it.

### Software Developer & Integrator III at USAA was asked...

Oct 12, 2013
 If you are like me already on this site before your interview, then you don't need any more help with the questions. Just be prepared to think on your feet, and not freeze up. The second round of interview are more open ended, and I think that was were I could have done better. I would still say my second interview was better than my first though. 1 AnswerI posted this comment, but now I'm happy to tell you I got and accepted the offer. It was almost a month after the interview. It just so happened to be the same day I turned down a job offer from CGI. If you get no response after two weeks, then just be patient because it just might be a good thing. Best of wishes to everyone on there job hunt.

### Software Developer & Integrator at USAA was asked...

Sep 22, 2014
 If you could design a more accessible/robust input interface to a computer, what would it be?1 AnswerI was told there were no limits so I said a mind reading device

### Software Developer & Integrator III at USAA was asked...

Jul 19, 2013
 The Tree and branch question was an odd ball question. Be prepared for that one! 1 AnswerThey want to know your process for answering and not really your answer. I got it wrong but they loved the way I broke down the problem and went through my steps to solve it and was off by 1 branch....don't forget the top one!
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