FactSet Interview Questions

Updated 20 Oct, 2014
Updated 20 Oct, 2014
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    Graduate Consultant Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview Details

    Online Application, 3 Online Tests (Maths, Simple Excel functions, Finance Multiple Choice) Face-Face interview (Quick, to get a feel for who you are), Assessment Centre (In-Depth Interview with Senior Staff, Group Assessments and MicroTeach Presentation), Offer

    Interview Questions
    • If not from a finance background, study Investment Banking and Investment Management, and the differences, and what Factset could do for both of them differently.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at FactSet in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied on campus career fair. I got response for a phone interview about 10 days later. I was assigned a software manager from New York office. HR asked me to attached my sample code and my resume before interview, but obviously that interviewer didn't read anything before interviewing at all! And just made up a question during the call

    Interview Questions
    • to design an application to search a particular document which saved in a tree.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Management Trainee(Team Leader/Content Operations) 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 daysinterviewed at FactSet in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Written Multiple Choice Questions pencil-paper test having Logical Reasoning, english comprehension, Data Interpretation, Doamin knowledge(finance) followed by ppt evaluation on task/ situation/ event in your life showing your leadership skills and panel interview in hyderabad office

    Interview Questions
    • Why MBA after Engg? How will you handle telugu speaking members in team? Why should we take you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Equity Research Analyst Interview

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

    I applied in-person – interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview Details

    Hiring Process includes Written Test and Face to Face Interview. First Round includes Technical written test and English skills Test. if we select in the Written test, will move to next round, that it's Technical Round,may have technical Interview's one is with Team Lead and second one with Manager , if we select in the manager round, next HR Round or Pay Discussion.

    Interview Questions
    • what are the difference between Equity shares and Preference shares.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied this position through internet on their website. Very quickly, I received reply in my mail box for for the arrangement of interveiw. Three people conducted the interview and they tried to make me feel easy and relax. The whole process was quite friendly, just as talking to your friend. No surprising questions, nor difficult technical ones.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing quite different than other questions already on this site. Advice for people will get interview: review this website, all questions are included.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary offered too low

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Product Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at FactSet.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, was called a few days later to set up a time to interview.

    First Interview: Took a number of timed tests (math, logic, programming) and a test specific to the position I was applying for. Following that I interviewed with the person whom I would work with I got the job. I basically just walked through my resume.

    Second and Final Interview: Interviewed directly with the senior manager. The interview was long, almost one hour in length. He gave me a in depth review of his team and the work they were doing, and also asked me about some of my work experience.

    At no point did I feel any pressure or stress. FactSet really seems to want to hire those who are a good fits for the company. Everyone is really friendly and supportive. The recruiters are also very approachable and respond quickly.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied through Email, did the first round "Numeracy Excel and Finance Knowledge" test; not difficult questions just make sure you read the questions and bring a proper calculator with you. As to the excel questions, make sure you know how to =vlookup and conditional formatting; use help in excel if you do not know how to do anything.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  9.  

    Software Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at FactSet.

    Interview Details

    consists of 3 rounds:
    1.aptitude + output and pseudo coding : was simple. basics of c++ were focused upon.
    2. technical interviews: logical thinking and coding was checked basically. keep your oops concepts clear. Interviewers help u when u r stuck somewhere. try getting hint from them to solve.
    3. HR + technical interviews: try not to become nervous as u get tired til last round. Keep calm.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interviewed on campus. Asked Behavior questions. Looking for personality not skills. Applied through campus. NIght Before was an hour presentation talking about the company. INterview was on campus with one man. Asked questions such as strengths, weaknesses, why this role ect....

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There were two rounds of written test. The first roud was objective in that question were from ASP.Net,OOps concept and SQL. Second round was programming round in that they asked to write 5 programs

    No Offer

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