UBS Interview Questions

Updated 15 Oct 2014
Updated 15 Oct 2014
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    Senior Applicatioin Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at UBS in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    At first there was a telephone screening. Then the second turn is design pattern and UML, then core java, then java threading, then questions based on my background. At last I was interviewed by the development department manager. So there was 6 turns interview.

    Interview Questions
    • we are using udp, and find out the client program could not receive the udp packet, do u know where is the problem.   View Answer
    • draw the UML for design patterns, lots of. such as visitor, abstract factory....   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    it took 4 weeks overall. involved 2 rounds of interview. one HR and one with the product owner.it took 4 weeks overall. involved 2 rounds of interview. one HR and one with the product owner.

    Interview Questions
    • explain the most satisfying solution provided to a business problem   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  3.  

    Head of Department Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Applied for the job in summer took 2-3 months to get through all interview rounds. Overall a very good process and positive experience. I found the interviewers very friendly and personable. Since I would be working alongside these stakeholders, the interview process only added to my drive to get the position. It was a pleasant chat about my skills/experience. The only interviewer I met face to face was the HR rep. Final stage of the process is the background check.

    Interview Questions
    • None - all pretty standard. If you know your area of expertise it is not difficult.
      HR interview questions follow a standard competency/situational based format. -- One of the questions was 'When was the last time you made a bad decision and what did you learn from it'
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation possible so I was told :-(
    It was a good offer nevertheless
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    PWM Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got in touch with a few people working at firm, lucky to have my resume passed up to the Branch Director within a few days. Phone interview was easy and two days later was offered

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Group Technology Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    First Interview was a typical on campus interview. Lots of behavioral and fit type questions to see how one would interact if given a position within the company. Second interview was a superday at UBS. The only technical questions that were asked dealt with the technology used in previous work experience.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Wealth Strategy Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, received an email for a phone interview two weeks later. Long turn around time between application and next steps. be patient. Phone interviews are difficult, be sure to be in a quiet room with no distractions and headphones to make it easier to listen. questions were based mostly going over your resume so be prepared to discuss any and all points in further detail.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    PWM Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    The people were really nice and walk you through the interview. The questions were mostly behavioral and they made sure hard questions were more of a dialogue than sitting there silently while you struggle through it. Very nice people, both sales and product development. This was their first time hiring an intern for their department so I'm not sure they had a concrete process. Fun interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Was a very good experience. People were very nice and the interview was pretty straight forward and focused more on fit and personality questions. Didn't ask anything unexpected just the basic type of questions you can expect to hear in any job interview.

    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    CSA/NFA Wealth Advice Center Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Weehawken, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Weehawken, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at UBS.

    Interview Details

    Initially got in contact through employee referral. Got an email scheduling a phone interview with 5 different people of various positions, each to last 30 minutes (around 2.5 hours total). Some were personable, others were very blunt with questions and just wanted to get straight to the point. Asked questions about background and experience, with some people asking the same questions as others; spent a lot of time telling me about the position. Asked if I knew what some characteristics of basic investment vehicles were (Mutual fund, fixed income. Not many curveballs, but the interview was very long.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your biggest personal weakness?
      How does your experience prove you will be able to effectively communicate with people via phone?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Summer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at UBS in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    After the online application I got a phone interview which was only competency based. Then I was called for the AC where there were a presentation, two interviews one competency and the other commercial and a group exercise

    Interview Questions
    • How would you evaluate company XXX? ( i was applying for a sales and trading position)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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