McAfee Interview Questions

Updated 24 Oct, 2014
Updated 24 Oct, 2014
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  1.  

    QA Technical Lead Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

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

    Interview Questions
    • Why do want to join our company ?
      Why should I hire you ?
        Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Senior Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Interview Details

    There are a minimum of 3 rounds one of which will be a coding round in code of your preference.
    Round 1 - involved basic aptitude and QA concepts
    Round 2 - involved more details questions on the tasks that you would be involved in
    Round 3 - a coding round that involved 2 or 3 simple programs in C++ (they did ask me what language I was comfortable with)

    Additionally there will be HR rounds and meetings with your senior managers and so on.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding round was unexpected. They asked me to write a sorting algorithm, some previous question, writing and reading from a file   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted on LinkedIn for a Sales position. After an initial interview with global/regional HR, I continued to having an interview with local (Cork) HR. After that, I had a short interview (10 min) with the person who was my potential boss/senior manager. I also had to do an intelligence test online. Then I was invited to the Cork office for a full day assessment center, where I did interviews and case interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a situation where you had to persuade someone/a group of people to do something   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technical Ar Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

    Technical HR personnel was very good in explaining in initial conversation.
    I had 3 Tele rounds and HR person was really frank enough to tell me exact feedback.
    for Example, After the 2nd Tele round, He informed me that Interviewer was not much impressed but finally voted as 55 / 45 in my favor.

    All 3 tele rounds were focused.
    1st - Pure coding skills (1 hr)
    2nd : Algorithm Skills (1.5 Hrs)
    3rd: NTFS, FS and Kernel (45 Mins)

    After I cleared all 3 tele rounds, I was asked to come down to their office for full day interview process.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  6.  

    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    No. of technical interviews: 4. One telephonic, 3 F2F
    First the project and requirement was explained. Very good questions asked relevant to job and current project.

    Interview Questions
    • What is secure programming needed for mobile platforms. Explain various types of security threats which should be considered as use case.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiate well, as you will not get 2nd chance after coming in.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Channel Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at McAfee in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was as professional as it could be. I first had a phone interview. The interviewer introduced himself and the team well, went through my resume, my current and past work then few quick general problem solving questions. Afterwards an on-site interview was scheduled within a few days. Interviewers were very humble and the environment was really friendly. HR was professional and acted promptly.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were straightforward programming questions with reasonable clarity.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Software Development Engineer In Test Interview

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

    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 Questions
    • 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
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    IT Global Security Services Compliance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

    1st meeting at University career fair
    Interview for phone interview, within 1 week
    30 min interview, conducted by hiring manager
    Pleasant interview, not a stress interview
    14 days before announcing decision
    only 1 round of interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    i got the top band of the pay range, so I did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cork (Ireland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cork (Ireland)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McAfee.

    Interview Details

    Applied online.
    Got an email from the HR department to arrange for a basic phone interview.. then they arranged for a Technical phone interview
    Still waiting for a feedback.....

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing special ...basic questions about my CV.
      They asked about why you would use SQL stored procedure instead of SQL script in the web application
        View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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