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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Waterloo, ON) in December 2015.

    Interview

    Phone Interview, as part of a co-op education process. Most of the interview was a casual conversation about my goals and education, with only one real technical question. Overall, it didn't seem like any of my previous interview experiences.

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    Corporate Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunnyvale, CA (US)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    First a phone interview and then onsite to meet with 3 different managers. All done in 1 day, which is convenient when you are currently employed elsewhere. Very little back-and-forth and I was notified immediately after of their decision.

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    Performance Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunnyvale, CA (US)) in January 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process involves a phone screen, then a 4 1/2 hour long on-site interview. Most of the interview questions resolved around performance testing methodologies. There are only a few in-depth technical questions around database and python scripting.

    Interview Questions

    • How to read a csv file and processed texts in python?   1 Answer

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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview

    I received an email form a recruiter and was asked to bring my resume to an interview that was being held at a hotel. They had time slots allotted for each of the candidates and everyone waited in a waiting room while they were being called in.

    Interview Questions

    • Very disorganized and were very technical questions for a role that was described as a PM role.   Answer Question

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    Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Alpharetta, GA (US)) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Phone and In Person interview

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry in March 2010.

    Interview

    Interviews are mostly based on what you have in RESUME, basic programming language and some additional skills which makes you unique. Prior job experience helps. HR process is very simple, phone call and then group interview with 2-4 employees

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry in April 2012.

    Interview

    Phone screening followed by on site interview

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    Negotiation

    Can negotiate

  8.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Seattle, WA (US)) in September 2010.

    Interview

    After an initial phone screen, walked into a recruiting event and went thru 3 rounds of interview- one technical, one behavioral and one HR.

    Interview Questions

    • None too difficult. Discussion on quick sort, its run time complexity, basic OOP concepts. Few questions related to Polymorphism and Java specific class definitions.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The HR came back with an offer and we went back and forth a couple of times before I accepted the offer.


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Seattle, WA (US)) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Interview was pretty quick. They needed people ASAP at the time I started there. Regular intervirew questions, not that much technical.

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    Negotiation

    I told them I got another offer higher from another company, they raised their offer by 10K.


  10. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at BlackBerry.

    Interview

    You ll have 1 Hr round and a onsite interview

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  11. Helpful (2)  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Dallas, TX (US)) in October 2012.

    Interview

    I have applied for the software engineer internship position on the website of RIM, after about 3 weeks, the recruiter contacted me and said that one group wants to interview with me. The phone interview is scheduled about 1 week later.

    Interview Questions:
    First part: network related
    What will happen after I open a browser and type www.google.com?
    When I log into gmail or hotmail, how will the server identify you so next time you don’t need to login again?
    What’s the difference between sockets and ports?
    How to check how many sockets are opened in the computer?

    Second part: Java related.
    What’s static field?
    What’s static method?
    What’s the difference between overloading and overwriting?
    What’s polymorphism?
    What’s the difference between abstract class and interface?
    Can we instantiate abstract class? Can we instantiate interface?
    What’s the access level in java?
    What’s the finally block?
    Can you give me an example of finally block?

    Third part: programming problems
    1. give list1 and list2, suppose they are sorted in ascending order, how to check whether each element in list 2 presents in list 1. What’s the time complexity?

    2. Suppose there’s no hashmap class in Java, design your own hashmap class.

    3. Give an example where dead lock can happen.

    4. calculate the factorial of n.

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