Fidelity Investments Software Engineer/Developer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 6, 2014
Updated Aug 6, 2014
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Software Engineer/Developer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in August 2014.

Interview Details

The process began with students appearing for an aptitude test conducted by aspiring minds...
shortlisted students underwent 3 rounds of interview process... 2 technical 1 hr... the first tech was more of hr...

Interview Questions
  • He asked me if you are the only person left in the team and you have a deadline of submitting your work by tomorrow morning... how would you make sure you get it done?   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Four rounds of interviewing:

    1. HR Interview: General stuff. Why are you looking for a job and questions like that.
    2. Phone interview with my manager: Technical overview. Some tricky questions, but overall the medium of difficulty would be medium
    3. Onsite Interview: The whole team interviewed me so there were 8 interviewers in all. Resume related questions, 1 case study, some quick technical brush-up

    Interview Questions
    • Business case regarding the current job. Analyzing a 50 page case in less than 10 mins.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation but the benefits sold me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Fidelity Investments.

    Interview Details

    Had a phone screening which was relatively easy. Asked basic software developer questions and behavioral questions.

    Second round was interviewed by 3 employees

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Durham, NC (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Fidelity Investments.

    Interview Details

    The interview process took a week and lot of behavioral questions.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    The company had a hiring program in the college, the interview had 4 rounds,
    1-hr, 3-technical and 1 aptitude.
    Aptitude round included verbal also, and technical rounds were challenging.

    Interview Questions
    • If a pointer to the second node is given in a singly linked list, how would u delete the first node without having any other clue of the data.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Campus recruitment, i got placed in Fidelity Investments from Bangalore. the intervie was quite easy, and technical was not much touched. the written round was pretty average.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Durham, NC (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fidelity Investments.

    Interview Details

    I applied through the company's website, then got an email through company's recruiter, a onsite interview was arranged, got the offer right after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected questions as soon as you studied the online interview questions. You need to understand what is the Singleton/Facotry Pattern, difference between doGet() and doPost() etc.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    I got a call in for a production support role. Totally 4 rounds.
    1. Phone interview.
    2. Technical (Video conferencing - as i was in chennai and the role was for bangalore.For local guys its face to face)
    3. Technical round 2 interbiew (video conf again).
    4. HR discussion.

    Negotiation Details
    I got an extra 50 grand(9% extra from initial offer. But if u negotiate tough can make it for another 5-7%..(may be if they like you)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Westlake, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westlake, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fidelity Investments.

    Interview Details

    Sent my resume to one of the recruiters , got call the next day and she told she would submit the resume to the manager. the next day or so she called a scheduled phone interview. 4 one on one phone interviews. Next they invited me for in-person interview. Whoever interviewed me on phone were all there in the in-person interview.
    In one or two days another recruiter called me and told the team was interested in my background and asked details abt my current visa status etc., He asked for few references and I gave two. The director contacted the references I gave.

    Interview Questions
    • there were no difficult questions. In one of the phone interviews the person asked questions about java concurrency api.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    the pay offered was less than what i was making

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer/Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fidelity Investments in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen with your typical java questions: "what is the difference between an interface and an object"
    Face to face interview with a manager and two engineers.

    Interview Questions
    • Got a paper with a simple method written in a language I'd never seen and had to debug all the syntax errors   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    LOW salary, embarrassingly low for a software developer. At 32K could make more working in food-service.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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