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Updated Jan 21, 2014
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Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McAfee in April 2010.

Interview Details aptitude and technical test
testing an application
3 technical interviews from different teams
managerial interview
hr round

Interview Question – completely technical and few on the aptitude side.
all questions were based on the projects mentioned
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Negotiation Details – offer upto market standards

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I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 days - interviewed at McAfee.

Interview Details 1. written objective type
2. three technical round
3. one managerial

Interview Question – mostly focus on basics and they will look for particular skill in a round.   Answer Question

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McAfee.

Interview Details A phone interview was first conducted which was followed by another and much longer phone interview. After this there was a face to face round with the lead followed by the manager.

Interview Question – Write test scenarios to test a duster.   Answer Question

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Interview Details 1. They do not ask much about data structures and algorithms, Instead I have seen people shying away from such things
2. They ask about simple things, e.g. programming in java/C/C++/Python but, not too much deep level questions

Interview Question – There was as such not any difficult question. They dont have such difficult questions to ask for in interviews   Answer Question

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Software QA Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at McAfee in September 2008.

Interview Details I got interview call through employee referral. First round was phone interview. They checked basic knowledge about testing. QA process, scripting abilities and operating system concepts. After a week I was asked to come down for 1:1 interview. There were about 4 rounds. Each consisting of different competencies. They gave me few scenarios and asked to write test cases. Asked few simple puzzles.

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  • What are daemon processes in operating system?   Answer Question
  • Puzzle about crossing a river with time and combination of cannibals and normal humans conditions   Answer Question
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