S&P Capital IQ Software Engineer Interview Questions

Updated 12 May 2015
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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
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Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in July 2015.

Interview

Written Test +2 technical round +Director round were there The first technical round was telephonic and in that round your position may also get changed on which you applied.For example i applied for software developer but the interview judged me on networking profile.So be careful with your projects.write only those projects that shows your development work. First round was also a screeining round basic ques were asked. In the second technical round which was given by my friends basic data structure were asked and some basic coding was made. prepare sql query well as you may also gat selected as database administrator

Interview Questions

  • Basic ques on oops operating system were asked. Prepare your projects well as questions are asked from them also   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greater Noida (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Greater Noida (India)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The first round was through cocubes. It had apti questions and 3 coding questions. It was easy just basic string questions were asked. 2nd round as interview based on project, summer training, DBMS and Data Structures. Not that difficult if prepared well for the interview

    Interview Questions

    • A db query to select 2nd highest salary from a table, find if tree is BST or not   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    First interview was a phone screen, which covered the basics of object oriented design. Second interview came a couple months later and was on site with three individual engineers. This interview was bit more in debt, it involved 3 questions related to algorithm design, application design and a high level implementation the database objects required to store the applications data with the correct normalization. The questions were quite manageable and came from regular scenarios which would occur in most enterprise solutions. The last interview was over the phone and was strategically focused on the technologies that position required. Mostly focus on SOA and the Microsoft stack which can be used to build these type of solutions.

    Interview Questions

    • One of the interviewers asked about database isolation and optimizing a process which will have a high level of concurrency. This was not difficult for me but was unexpected.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I had a pending offer and they matched it.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Hyderābād (India)) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Interview process for the Mobile App Developer - There were 3 rounds, First one technical other two manager - The interview was mainly on JAVA and bit of Android & iOS - Manager rounds were just a formality

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (New York, NY (US)) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Three interviews:- 1. First Round(phone) :HR based interviews with general HR questions and provided a coding Quiz(Fraction point). 2. Second Round(phone): Interview with the hiring manager, general questions about my experience and courses taken at school. Discussed about my projects and how I could improve it now, and also went over the quiz. 3. Third Round (on-site) : 3 Round interviews with 4 different people(two in the last round). First round asked general question for 10 mins and provided to a coding quiz to be solved in 45 mins. It had 4 questions ,all Data structures and OOPS based. 1.Least Common Ancestor in a BST. 2. Merging two sorted lists. 3.How to Designing cache to return data faster (solution-hashtable) and how to improve it with multiple requests(multi-threading..) 4. How to design vending Machine. Second Round, the interviewer went over each solution and asked questions around the problem, improvements, and running times. Third Round, two interviewers went over OOP, Design Patter, multi-threading, etc. Asked me to design and write codes for a Deck of cards for Blackjack, and some features of BlackJack Game(shuffling, players, giving cards to each player, etc).

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing too hard, brush up on data structures and OOP.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiated starting date.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in October 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online on my school's Job link. It is an on campus interview and I was asked to finish 4 programming questions in 30 mins. And the interviewer went through those 4 question with me together.

    Interview Questions

    • Design a Cache to store stock information.   1 Answer
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Mumbai (India)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Applied through campus placements. There were supposed to be 5 rounds. First Aptitude then Technical Aptitude and then 3 interviews. But in my case there was only one interview. The whole process got over in an hour. The first aptitude had a few questions on quantitative aptitude and logical reasoning; a section on programming related MCQs and another on database related questions. It seems quite difficult but surprisingly got through. The second test had 2 sections One programming related where we could answer using logic/pseudo code/actual code/algorithm and another with database queries. Even this was difficult. Infact the Interview was pretty chilled out. General Questions based on Linked lists, queries, indexers, trees,etc. they were more interested in the approach rather than actual knowledge. In all a pretty good experience

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Hyderābād (India)).

    Interview

    3 Rounds of Interview: 2 Technical & 1 HR.. First round comprised of resume based questions and couple of small algorithm based ones.. Second round was completely on Algorithms

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2014.

    Interview

    The placement process had 4 rounds. 1st one was the aptitude round which had questions from verbal and quant. Next was a written technical test. Then there was a technical interview followed by a telephonic interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jabalpur (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ (Jabalpur (India)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    It was a campus interview process. They shortlisted the student on the basis of CV. basically They shortlisted on the basis of CPI (CPI > 7.5). They shortlisted 10 students out of 20 -25. After a week they took telephonic interview. There are two interviewers on the telephone. It was purely technical interview. They asked questions related to the operating system, dbms and java (basically oops concept).

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about the binary tree.   1 Answer
    • Asked about deadlock   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    for internship there is no such negotiation. To get selected you should have sound knowledge of Java, and DBMS.

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