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Business Development Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Symantec.
Interview Details Typically a HR interview followed by up to 3 Face to Face Interviews with Hiring Manager and other key stakeholders. Behavioral based interview asking for relevant experience and how you exhibit the traits of the key qualities and requirements for the role. Previous performance also held in high regard.
Interview Question – List the top 5 traits of a stand-out sales performer and how do you exhibit those traits? Why? Provide examples. Answer Question
Senior Technical Support Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in December 2011.
Interview Details The overall hiring process was great. The HR representative made me feel welcome during the interview which made the interview less stressful. Additionally, the interview with the hiring manager was great fun. It didn't feel like an interview but more like a couple of friends discussing work. The final phase of the interview was a technical interview with a current employee. Once again it was a relaxed atmosphere which allowed me to show my full potential
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Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Symantec in January 2012.
Interview Details Convoluted and time wasting, interviewer not completely familiar with role, did not know much about who manager would be, too many dispersion on capability - had to continually justify experience and background
Interview Question – I don't think you can do the job! Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Very open to negotiation
No Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Symantec
Interview Details Hiring manager will call for an interview direly.mthen onsite with the manager and the team. The offer is very quick,and the people are very nice. But management are weak and unstable.
SQA Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in July 2014.
Interview Details A recruiter reached out to me regarding open position at Symantec. The recruiter worked quickly to set up 1 phone screenings and quickly move to an onsite interview. Everything was done in less than a week. Everything was pretty standard in terms of questioning. Coding exercises, data structure, algorithm, basic demonstrations and verbal descriptions of software solutions was chiefly the way to go. The team that I interviewed with was very supportive too. It was one of the quickest interview I ever had and the interviewer was easy to talk with
Interview Question – asked if I liked to play games, and what games.. how would you develop + test it.. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiation
QA Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Symantec in April 2014.
Interview Details One phone call... on site with 3 others..questions were basic java...they asked me about my projects..i explained them all..then they asked normal testing questions..test frameworks..also one or two puzzles to solve
Senior Software Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in January 2010.
Interview Details Good OS level concepts, data structures and real-world examples, use cases to define a problem and come up with possible solutions. SQL/database and latest trend in IT domain. Written test for data structure related applications. Sometimes you may need to face a panel of interviewers.
Inside Sales Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Symantec in September 2011.
Interview Details Interview process was really easy, not very taxing. No difficult questions, all in all I found it very easy. not much more I can say on the process really...................................................
Negotiation Details – na
Senior Customer Hub Agent Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Symantec in September 2010.
Interview Details Applied via job site. Telephonic interview was conducted.
F2F interview was conducted in the office. Basic windows and networking questions were asked. Though they are not at all relevant to the job profile.
Basic technical troubleshooting questions. MS Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Fluent communication in English is a MUST.
Interview Question – What is your weakness? Answer Question
Senior Software Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at Symantec in June 2014.
Interview Details There were 3 rounds total.
In this they asked basics of android.
Round 2-Practical Implementation
I was asked to program a task in android for 2-2.5 hrs
Round 3-Managerial Round
1 datastructure question was asked
1 GCM question was asked
Interview Question – How to find the intersected node of two linked list? View Answer
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