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What would you do if senior management demanded delivery of software in an impossible deadline?

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Give them the choice of reduced scope, more resources, or changed dates. They can only pick 2.

It is possible to keep scope, resources & timeline (dates) unchanged, but compromise on quality. This will impact team retention, especially the stronger engineers on the team, over the longer run. The leadership team must understand the consequences.

The feasibility which could lead to happen this type of situations is due to critical business needs. It means senior management would be actively involved and here agile framework will come into play. Delivering the workable product and then further developing the solution would be the best possible shot for win win situation.

What would I do to improve and ensure product quality if given the job?

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What are some of the things you might consider when designing a database?

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What would you say are the minimal requirements needed to successfully manage a software development project?

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A IQ question: I have 9 coins and 8 have the same weight and the last one is heavier. I also have a balance beam to weigh the coins with. I can only use the balance beam 2 times to find the heavier coin. How do you find the heavier coin?

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Practical application and real world scenarios. You need to be prepared for what you are going to bring to this firm as they are not looking for people to be pigeonholed in the same roles for the duration of their careers.

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Given a large unsorted text file containing thousands of words count the number of times each word appears.

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Why RaiseMe?

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Describe a time where you failed and what you did to recover from it.

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Describe how the Java garbage collector works

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