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Updated Apr 10, 2014
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Channel Account Manager Interview

Channel Account Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at McAfee in May 2013.

Interview Details comes with a min of 5 round interview policy, a matrix organization.
Culturally focused & Values oriented. all 5 interviewees were very dynamic, and open about company's culture. be open as open about your personality with them. it's a great opportunity for both party to find out if both parties are a fit.

it was overall a fun interview , got to meet some great people.

Interview Question – Probably "Why McAfee?"   Answer Question

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Senior Programmer Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Bangalore (India)

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at McAfee in February 2010.

Interview Details asked so many questions covering all the topics . but no process/methodology related questions . good attitude lakes you success ion interview

Interview Question – why are you choosing mcafee ?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – not negotiated

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Tier II Technical Support Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Bangalore (India)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at McAfee in April 2012.

Interview Details It was good. Two technical rounds one from india team and another one from US in bridge call with three four technicians asking questions one after another

Interview Question – Header fields in DNS packet   Answer Question

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Senior Software Development Engineer Interview

Senior Software Development Engineer
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at McAfee in June 2013.

Interview Details The first round is Written test with many tough questions of C++ to finish within 30 mts.
The second and third round are technical rounds, fourth round is directly you are given a laptop to write a Program and demonstrate the results.

Interview Question – Almost all were tough questions ....   View Answer

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Software Developer Interview

Software Developer

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at McAfee.

Interview Details At first the standard telephone interview, in order to check if the candidate is suitable for a face to face interview. Then the second stage with the face to face interview. The face to face interview consisted of a quick tour of the building, showing all the facilities, then after a test.

Interview Question – I suggest to get ready for questions specific to the role.   Answer Question

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Inside Sales Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Dallas, TX (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McAfee in July 2009.

Interview Details t1st interview hrough a recruiter. Then, an in-person interview with the direct manager. Then, you're hired or not.

Interview Question – What is something that you feel is a negative about you?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation.

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Intern Interview

Intern
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at McAfee in December 2011.

Interview Details First they shortlist few candidates from E-Litmus scores, which includes Quantitative, Problem Solving and Verbal, then they take Technical objective exam.
Then 2-3 rounds of Interview.

Interview Question – They went into the details of my college projects   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was fresher and They have fixed salary for Freshers

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QA Technical Lead Interview

QA Technical Lead
Bangalore (India)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at McAfee.

Interview Details Very thorough interview process. Included around 6 rounds with a written technical & aptitude test

Interview Question – Why do want to join our company ?
Why should I hire you ?
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Software Development Engineer In Test Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Bangalore (India)

I applied online - interviewed at McAfee in May 2013.

Interview Details First round is technical round. They are asking C# basic questions,Linq,Xml queries.
Second round they asked me to write code on the test machine. which is having 25 programs, ASP.net,C#,Ado.net,Xml....
Third round is managerial round and most of the questions related to testing questions

Interview Question – Second round they asked me to write code on the test machine. which is having 25 programs, ASP.net,C#,Ado.net,Xml....   Answer Question

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Senior Product Marketing Interview

Anonymous Employee
Santa Clarita, CA (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at McAfee in January 2009.

Interview Details 1. Initial Phone Interview.
2. 6 One on One interviews
3. HR Screening (BG check etc)
4. Offer

Interview Question – 1. You think Certifications such as CISSP makes a difference?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – 1. Keep it simple and dont play games.

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