Fragen aus Vorstellungsgesprächen für graduate engineer, von Bewerbern geteilt
Tell me about a time you were in a complex situation and had to ask someone for advice. What was the most important decision you ever made and how did you come to that decision? What are the current market trends? Tell me about a time where you made a decision but were persuaded otherwise. Tell me about how you would act in a crisis (referring to the terror attacks in Tunisia).
About the design of a filter, AC/DC convertor, MOSFET capacitances. The questions were technical but dealt with fundamentals, were not difficult but I was not prepared. So did not do well in the interview.
Design an in-memory online url-shortening system, specifically database layout and necessary hardware. Scale to 1 university (50K users). Followups: - SQL specifics - Estimate message and request sizes - scale to 1 million users - "what about locality?" --> route & shard requests depending on user location