S&P Capital IQ Database Developer Interview Questions & Reviews

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Database Developer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
Application Details

The process took 1+ week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2012.

Interview Details

I submitted my resume on our University job Postings and received a call for a telephonic interview after 2 weeks. Telephonic interview was for about 30 to 40 minutes. He asked me about myself, my past experience and some Database questions (about Indexes). Then within a week I was called onsite for 1:1 interviews. There where 3, 1 hour technical interviews. They told me to design some databases on white board and write some queries. All the 3 interviews went well. I got a call from HR next day morning, that I was offered the position.

Interview Questions
  • Design a database...Will you use index, on what columns, why? Write queries ()complex queries with 'exists' and 'non exists' clause.   Answer Question
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No. There was no HR interview.
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    Database Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Finish paper test first. Then talk with the interviewee about the questions on the paper.
    There are five questions:
    invert a linked list
    Database Design
    find a common parent of two nodes in the tree

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Database Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process was fine, seems like a great company. 3 interviews back to back with lunch in between. Young people, asked reasonable questions, and were nice about it.

    Interview Questions
    • Create a sample database (table structure) of a basic version of imdb.com. Find the total sum of money that movies made with Mel Gibson as an actor that were released during the third week of February.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Database Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    interview began with a Test on the database field. there were 3 questions
    1. data modelling for a contacts database.
    2. writing up few select queries.
    3. writing a piece of code for a search problem.

    time given was 30 min. after which the person came in and asked the logic and reasoning behind solutions. post that was a small discussion on the resume. whole process lasted an hour and few minutes.

    Interview Questions
    • Draw er digg. for a contact list. where in it needs to store contact info of clients, professionals & organisations. in addition they need to store extra infromtion pertaining to a organisation   View Answer
    • basic select queries inclusive of joins, 5 tables provided and 5 select questions asked.   Answer Question
    • write a code to compare a ambigram.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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