S&P Capital IQ Interview Questions

Updated 26 Aug, 2014
Updated 26 Aug, 2014
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    Quality Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

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    6 to 7 rounds - bonus (fixed+variable) included in salary itself - so you wont get what they have promised - management changed and its getting worse here - Politics politics politics

    Interview Questions
    • easy to get into - difficult to come out (your brain stops working)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    interviews generally happen over 1-2 days consisting of 3-4 rounds usually ending with the Deputy director taking the final round questions wil be based on SDLC , ur projects and case studies relating to everyday problems, questions on you resume, future goals and related questions

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle new competition in your area , if you already own a pretty successful business but cannot handle the volume ..   Answer Question
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    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Quality Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vellore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vellore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    S&P capital IQ visited our college campus in august,2014 for recruitment. For us, we have one online aptitude test having 20 questions from quants. Time allotted is 20 minutes. Then, there is one subjective test of 30 min containing 6 questions related to software engineering, finding errors in UI.
    Finally,one personal interview(technical & HR) is there for selected students. In interview they ask about projects, & how you will improve it. Then they ask about types of testing & ask to write test cases. HR questions were basic and easy. Finally, I was selected for QA.

    Interview Questions
    • In interview they ask to write test cases for search engines and login page.   View Answer
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    Associate Interview

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    Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.

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    • Do keep in mind that the company reviews on all these sites are posted by individuals, including possibly disgruntled employees. So, use them as a tool to help gather more information about a company, but don't count on them as 100% accurate, because every employee's experience is different.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Quantitative Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
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    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted by recruiter, had a phone interview with hiring manager. Was called for an onsite interview in New York with four team members. good experience overall, everyone was really nice. Recruiter was very helpful throughout and got feedback.

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    • Technical interview followed my small talk and behavioral questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    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

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    A short test comprising aptitude and english, followed by a personal interview with the HR and a long test comprising aptitude, english and financial terminology. The personal interview includes questions such as ratios, difference between bonds and debentures, M&A, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • The entire process is difficult for a person not from finance background   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Junior Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bhubaneswar (Bangladesh)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bhubaneswar (Bangladesh)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    easy written test, interview is technical - must have accounting ,financial mgt. and financial market knowledge

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    less salary

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Database Engineer Intern Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my university's CareerNet website. I was called for an On-Campus Interview. The interview lasted for an hour. First, I had to appear for a 30 minute test, which included 3 questions. First question was to draw an E-R diagram from the given information. Second question was to solve SQL queries. Third question tests your basic programming skills, few basic programs like prime number, palindrome etc.

    A week later, I got an e-mail informing me that I cleared the first round of interview and was invited for the final round of interviews on-site. The final round of interviews lasted for 2 hours and 15 minutes. There were 3 interviews one after the other each of 45 mins.

    The on-site interview started at 12:30. The 1st interviewer gave a data model and asked some basic SQL queries on that. He also asked about indexing. The 2nd interviewer presented me with a scenario and asked to design a data model. The 3rd interview was conducted by 2 people. They gave me a data model and asked some set operation based SQL queries. My interview ended at 2:45. The HR gave us a tour of the office after the interview.

    Along with technical they even asked me about the project work, experience etc. So be ready for resume based questions too.

    I got a call from the HR after 2 weeks to inform me that I was selected.

    Overall, it was a good experience. Concentrate more on data modelling and SQL queries. Try solving as many queries as you can. Practice well.

    The Interviewers are warm and polite. They help you if you are stuck or give you hints so that you get an idea of the question and can think in the right way.

    Even if you go wrong, it is completely fine, what matters is your approach towards the question, your problem solving skills etc.

    All the best!!

    Interview Questions
    • I wasn't asked a difficult question but I wasn't much prepared with set operation based queries. So I had tough time answering them.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Quality Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    The process was smooth with 4 rounds of interviews spanning a duration of 2 days. They scrutinized everything from the logical ability to real-time problem solving skills. Since the position was QA most of the questions revolved around testing, SDLC, types of testing, debugging etc.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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