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Software Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at SunGard in June 2008.
Interview Details general questions regarding your previous job, then technical test. The test was all about C++, common questions about class, inheirtance, polymorphism, overload, override.
- what's the difference between Mutex and Semaphores. Answer Question
- how many ways to prevent hiding virtual member functions. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – not much space to negotiate, they are quite stingy
Senior Systems Engineer Interview (Positive Experience)
I applied through another source and the process took 2 months - interviewed at SunGard.
Interview Details I applied for the system engineer job through a HR person who contact me via Linkdin profile, it took 3 months to complete the hiring process as there are 2 interviews ,one over the phone and final one F2F. First interview is more technical then last one.
Interview Question – no such question in my case Answer Question
Consultant Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at SunGard.
Interview Details Very friendly staff. Pretty standard stuff. Resume questions, basic finance questions, and brainteasers. Had a group interview and each interviewer asked a brainteaser. Each interviewer was really nice and easy going. Make sure you know items on your resume and how they translate to you new job. My overall experience was great.
Interview Question – They asked a lot of basic finance questions and brainteasers aimed at analyzing your analytical skills. Answer Question
Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at SunGard in February 2014.
Interview Details First round was a one on one behavioral interview that took about 30 minutes. Nothing out of the ordinary. I pretty much just had a pleasant conversation with my recruiter. Second round they sent me to the office in Houston (where I was applying). There were 3 interviews all of which lasted about 30 minutes. One behavioral, one technical, and one fit/ethics.
Interview Question – The most unexpected question was "Tell me how you would write a program that converts roman numerals into regular (arabic) digits." Not the most challenging question in the world but out of the ordinary considering that every other question was about databases. Answer Question
Senior Software Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at SunGard
Interview Details It was easy. Every thing was related to my current profile. Asked all the question related to my current profile. Its good to have good knowledge of theoretical as well as practical knowledge about what u write in your resume
Interview Question – Every thing was easy. View Answer
Reason for Declining – Toom much variable component.
Senior Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at SunGard in October 2011.
Interview Details An interview can be defined as the oral test of a candidate who had applied for a post for employment or admission.
As no one knows about his future like it one cannot know about the questions to be asked by an interviewer.
As the field of knowledge is very vast so the field of questioning is very vast. Interviewer is at a liberty to ask question from any field of knowledge.
This is luck of the candidate if his field of knowledge coincides with that of the members of the interview board. This is the matter of fate if the replies appeal to them.
The difference of giver and seeker makes the members of the interview board on the superior side as they are givers and we are seekers.
Interview Question – Why do you change your stream? Answer Question
Regional Director Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at SunGard in October 2010.
Interview Details Took several months from initial interview to start date. Very involved, met numerous management teams. All very willing to provide insight into the company, culture and open position. SunGard was in growth mode at the time. People were excited to be part of the team. Inteviews focused on sales performance and team development. Strong culture and work ethics stressed.
Interview Question – What books had I most recently read. View Answer
Negotiation Details – Quick - hiring manager wanted the position filled.
Vice President Accounting Operations Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at SunGard in August 2010.
Interview Details Recruiting process is long with multiple screenings / interviews
Interview Question – Candidates in finance need to bring a detailed understanding of best practices in our industry. Be prepared to answer questions relating to process. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There is some room for negotiation of salary, vacation, bonus, relocation
Specialist- Testing Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at SunGard in June 2010.
Interview Details Initial call to offer letter completed in 2 weeks.
3 rounds - Technical, Manager and HR
Interview Question – Questions are asked related to Testing and specifically questions are related to skill sets mentioned in Resume. Answer Question
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