Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at AppFolio
- Software Engineer (16)
- Software Engineer Intern (2)
- Sales Development Representative (2)
- Software QA Engineer (1)
- QA Tester (1)
- Director (1)
- Customer Success Manager (1)
- Relationship Manager (1)
- User Experience Designer (1)
- QA Engineer (1)
- SDR (1)
- Customer Success Representative (1)
- On-Boarding Specialist (1)
- Agile Facilitator (1)
- Business Developer - Inside Sales (1)
- Client Account Representative (1)
- Implementation Manager (1)
- Senior Software Engineer (1)
- Associate Product Manager (1)
- Software Engineer I (1)
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at AppFolio (Santa Barbara, CA (US)).
Was contacted by the VP about a potential position. The process was very smooth and straightforward. Took about three weeks from first casual meeting, two office interviews, and final offer. All interviewers were professional and friendly while asking good questions.
- How to handle a new feature request. Answer Question
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I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeks – interviewed at AppFolio (Goleta, CA (US)) in March 2015.
Three step interview process. Landed initial interview through an on campus career fair at UCSB. Came in for a two segment interview at the Appfolio the first time. Met with the Director of Customer Success, and then a Customer Success Manager. Was called back in to shadow a Customer Success employee a few weeks later, and then went through another brief interview with a different Customer Success Manager. Then received one final phone call from the Director of Customer Success with the job offer. Whole process from career fair to job offer to about a month and a half.
- Where do you plan to live after graduating. Answer Question
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I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at AppFolio.
Very down-to-earth, laid back, informal. Interviewers were honest and forthcoming and very happy to chat and answer questions. Whole process lasted 2 hours. I was interviewed by a senior customer success manager and then the department head. I enjoyed the process a lot and felt like I would get a job offer.
- Examples of successes, examples of being in "my zone", what keeps me motivated, asked me for details about projects on my resume. Answer Question
- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at AppFolio (San Diego, CA (US)) in January 2015.
The recruiter contacted me and talked about the Engineering positions at AppFolio. I accepted to talk to their Director. The first round was a Technical Phone Screen. Then I had 3 onsite 1:1 interviews, then another onsite technical interview along with a team lunch. The final interview was with the VP of Engineering.
Finally they made me an offer but it was less than what I make in my current job, so declined it.
- Design the database schema for an application similar to Google Calendar. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week – interviewed at AppFolio.
3 skype interviews managed by a 4th person
each interview lasts an hour.
different interviewers who did apparently not speak to each other about the previous interviews. sometimes redundant questions (such as can you name your most proud programming project).
overall relaxed atmosphere
this 50 words minimum is not helping, i guess
- nothing out of the box.
some programming questions, recursive, then the same problem iterative, questions about my computer science background, different languages that i used and why etc.
friendly ppl Answer Question
- nothing out of the box.
- Accepted OfferAccepted Offer
- Submitted resume at Career Fair Event
- Got back pretty quickly in 2 - 3 days
- One phone call for resume discussion
- One remote interview on Skype with Technical Lead
- What other companies have you applied for? Answer Question
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Three interviews. First one has two general coding questions, listing all the prime numbers. Second one is about software design and computer network fundamentals like http, tcp protocols. There is a question like, what will happen when you click www.google.com and press enter. The third one is basically describe your project and explain your code on github.
- For the question "when will happen when you click www.google.com and press enter", you are supposed to give a lot of details, like TCP, IP, HTTP, DNS, etc. Answer Question
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I applied online. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at AppFolio.
The interview process was easy and was not overwhelming. I was a bit nervous going in, but when things got rolling everything was pretty smooth. No questions that were out of the ordinary and got straight to the point.
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I applied online – interviewed at AppFolio in August 2014.
Very Exciting. Talk about some basic data structures. And the interivewer ask me some questions about BST tree. And use Triney tree to implement that. And also he asked me to convert a string to a number without using parserInt function in java.
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I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at AppFolio (Santa Barbara, CA (US)) in May 2014.
They had about 6 to 7 rounds of interviews.
The first one was with the VP of Engineering. He is a nice guy, really smart (according to me). He asked me a lot of Automation & Design Questions from my previous organization projects.
Then the Director of Software Engineering interviewed me, he was very knowledgeable. He asked about all the tools I had used. The questions were simple about OOPS, DataStructures. Not really tough questions.
Then I was interviewed by an Engineer, he asked me a puzzle - if there were 15 horses, and if you could race 3 at a time. Whats the minimum number of races that is required to determine the top three horses. He then asked me to generalize this problem for any number of horses. Then a python code for the same to finish it off.
Then the QA Director, asked me a bunch of questions mainly on product. They explained their product clearly. After that they asked me a bunch of QA Questions mostly related to Sprint Planning, Agile Process, Regression Tests, etc. If you are in QA for a long time - this should be easy for you.
All the interviewers were nice, they try to help you to think - once they have asked their question.
NOTE : if you donot know something, say you dont know !! They appreciate it. In my case I was not good in JScript & Ruby - I told them and they liked it.
- if there were 15 horses, and if you could race 3 at a time. Whats the minimum number of races that is required to determine the top three horses. He then asked me to generalize this problem for any number of horses. Then a python code for the same to finish it off 1 Answer
They start off offering you a very little package.
You can easily demand more than what they offer - if you feel you deserve it. They will try their best to match it.
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