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Samsung R&d engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for R&d engineer role at Samsung in Aug, 2016
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
1 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Programming Test
Interview Experience
There was one programming question to be solved and submitted. The question was based on Travelling salesman problem
Interview Tips
Be familiar with rather popular questions
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What projects have you done and which did you like and why?
  • Question 2: N queens problem
  • Question 3: Implementation of stacks with queues and vice versa
  • Question 4: Discussion on an efficient implementation of hash tables using binary tree (was one of my projects).
  • Question 5: A program to tell if a knight on a chessboard at a given location can reach another location in <= a given number of moves
Interview Experience
The first thing the interviewer did was to take a look at my resume and asked me to tell about the projects i had done. I explained a few that i thought were the better ones. Then he asked about the areas of interest. I mentioned about AI and then we discussed my AI project in detail. After that he asked the above mentioned questions. I answered all of them as they were pretty standard and can be found online easily.
Interview Tips
Search for previous interviews and go through the questions and answers. They help a lot. Also be prepared about everything on your resume
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell me about yorself
  • Question 2: What are your interests and hobbies
  • Question 3: What irritates you or you don't like
  • Question 4: How important is the job location to you
  • Question 5: Would you join if we make an offer to you
  • Question 6: Any plans for higher education
Interview Experience
Nothing more to tell. Asked mostly standard HR type questions
Interview Tips
Prepare yourself for all the cliched HR questions
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Discussion on Machine Learning
Interview Experience
The interviewer saw my resume and e also asked me about my interests. He saw that I had completed machine learning on coursera. So we started discussed ML a great deal (as it turned out later, the guy worked on ML). It started from basic gradient descent, stochasticgradient descent, K means clustering, recommender systems. Our discussion on recommender systems continued to types and uses of different systems in different contexts e.g. how is a movie recommender different to at of Amazon (this was because I told him that i was doing a course on recommender systems). Between all this we also discussed some puzzles and some physics(as it was one of my interests)
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Programming Skills In Any Language Like C
  • Dynamic Programming (DP)
  • Machine Learning
  • Logical Puzzles
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Samsung Software developer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Software developer role at Samsung
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
3 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Competency
Interview Experience
Graph problem.
First step was to formulate the question into graph problem.

Then solve using standard graph algo (Dijkstra, bellmen ford, e.tc).
Interview Tips
Practice writing whole code without using standard library.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Multiple.
Interview Experience
Question related to dfs.
Asked about networking, OS and integers.

One puzzle.(available on geeksforgeeks)
Interview Tips
Prepare for puzzle. Generally they go for standard puzzle.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Multiple
Interview Experience
It was mostly related to technical project and internship.

General discussion on machine learning.
Interview Tips
Prepare for the projects mentioned on the resume
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Multiple.
Interview Experience
He was testing me regarding how I will explain a technical project to a non-technical guy.. And also general HR questions like why u want to join Samsung and other similar questions.
Interview Tips
Nothing new.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Basic programming stuff.
  • Algorithm
  • Graph Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Problem Solving Skills
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Samsung Software engineer interview

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PRINCE KUMAR TOMARFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Durgapur for Software engineer role at Samsung in Mar, 2017
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Coding round
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Basics of Computer Science
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Basics of Computer Science
  • Question 2: Dynamic Programming and Graphs
  • Question 3: Dynamic Programming and Graphs
Round 4

Technical Interview

Round 5

Technical + HR Interview

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4

Samsung Summer intern interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Summer intern role at Samsung in Mar, 2017
Interview Process
Test Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
1 Hours 30 Minutes
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Online test
Interview Experience
The question was very basic and evaluation was based only on correctness of test cases ( processing time not evaluated). About 20 sample test cases were shown which on purpose did not cover all the corner cases. 3 chances were provided to submit.
Interview Tips
Just try to split code into smaller functions so it's easy to debug
Round 2

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Experience
Main focus was on concepts from object oriented programming.
The details for the projects mentioned in resume were asked.
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Samsung Technical engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Technical engineer role at Samsung in Dec, 2015
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Group Discussion HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
We were asked to submit the resume and on the basis of our work experience in college, we were shortlisted
Round 2

Group Discussion

Duration
10 Hours
Group Discussion Topic
Management crisis
Round 3

HR Interview

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Samsung Software engineer (white box tester) interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Software engineer (white box tester) role at Samsung in Dec, 2015
Interview Process
Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell me the latest projects you have been working on?
  • Question 2: Which programming language are you comfortable with?
  • Question 3: What are the storage classes in C? Explain each of them.
  • Question 4: What is the difference between C++ and Java?
  • Question 5: What is garbage colletion? How does it works in C, C++ and Java?
  • Question 6: How is automatic garbage collection implemented in Java?
  • Question 7: What is little endian and big endian architecture?
  • Question 8: Write a program to find out whether a computer has little endian or big endian architecture.
  • Question 9: What are preprocessors in C? Explain the #pragma preprocessor.
  • Question 10: What are inline functions? How are they useful?
  • Question 11: A few simple questions on bitmasking operations like count the number of 1's in binary representation of a number.
  • Question 12: A program to find clusters of object (cluster of 1s in a 2d array having 0 and 1). Return the number of clusters.
Interview Experience
The interviewer was very calm. My interview was a bit long as he asked me a lot of questions. Both theoretical and practical. He gave me around 4 problems to code in the interview. And a lot of theoretical questions.
Interview Tips
Brush up your C programming skills. Good knowledge of Algorithms and Data Structures is also required with some low level knowledge.
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell me something about yourself.
  • Question 2: Why do you want to join Samsung R&D?
  • Question 3: Why should we hire you?
  • Question 4: What do you like to do in your free time? What are your hobbies?
  • Question 5: Some questions related to my background.
Interview Experience
This was a standard HR interview. These questions can be expected in any HR interview.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • C
  • Java
  • Algorithms
  • Programming
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • C++
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Samsung Research engineer interview

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Rohith AralikattiFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Research engineer role at Samsung in Dec, 2016
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
Those with CGPA of greater than 8.0 from CS and Elec were allowed to write the test.
Round 2

Test

Duration
3 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: One coding question.
Interview Experience
Find the index at which a monotonically increasing sequence attains a given value. Naive implementation of binary search worked.
Interview Tips
1. Make sure all test cases pass. Else you wont be considered for next round.
2. Make sure you use the right data types. The numbers given were in the range of 2^63 and unless you use long long - the test cases will not pass.
3. The coding test allows only C, C++ or Java.
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: They mostly ask questions about DSA.
Interview Experience
They'll also ask you about your projects and internships. I had done projects in ML. So, they asked related questions regarding PCA, Linear Algebra and Spectral Decomposition. Basically, explain your project thoroughly and be able to answer questions related to projects well.
Interview Tips
I had two technical and one HR round. Answer HR questions convincingly or you wont get selected. They'll ask you why you prefer Samsung over other companies (don't mention if you have interviews with Goldman, if you do give convincing reasons as to why you wont join Goldman over Samsung). They'll ask you about plans for higher studies. They basically want to give offers to people who are likely to accept the offer. Convince them of this and you are done.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Data Structures And Algorithms
  • Machine Learning
  • Linear Algebra
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8

Samsung Software engineer interview

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Srikant PadalaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software engineer role at Samsung in Dec, 2016
Interview Process
Test HR Interview Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
3 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Coding
Interview Experience
Given a marathon racer and an array of 5 elements having the time taken (t_i) and energy spent(e_i) for running 1 Km. He has to run a marathon of D Km and expending atmost E energy. Find the minimum time required to run the marathon. Once he starts a 1 Km sprint, he has to continue at the same speed till the 1 Km is complete.
Interview Tips
Try Brute force, if nothing works.

I used a*e_1+b*e_2+c*e_3+d*e_4+e * e_5 <= E
and a+b+c+d+e = D

Solve these two equation and minimize a*t_1+b*t_2+c*t_3+d*t_4+e * t_5
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Basic question from resume
Interview Experience
Family background, About the HIPC coding competition that we won. Publication, etc
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Basic concepts of distributed systems, coding, Business problem discussion
Interview Experience
This round was to test my knowledge on distributed systems and problem thinking skills.
Coding question
http://www.geeksforgeeks.org/weighted-job-scheduling/

Q)What new feature will you add in Television?
I initially said, recommendation. But he said what more. Then I said gesture control.
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Demonetization problem
Interview Experience
All the currency notes are demonetized, You as RBI cheif have to distribute the 500 cr given by center for chennai have to distribute to various, public sector, private sector, and cooperative banks in the city. You have all the transactions data available with you. Solve this problem with your knowledge of distributed systems.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • General Coding And Problem Solving
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Samsung Research Engineer, Software Engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Research Engineer, Software Engineer role at Samsung in Dec, 2016
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
They selected the students with CGPA > 8.0.
Round 2

Test

Duration
3 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Coding Section
Interview Experience
They had a single coding question. It was a dynamic programming problem.
Interview Tips
They had their own coding interface which had to be installed. The interface was only for Windows, so you should arrange for a Windows machine in case you do not have one. Once you log in to the test the timer will start and cannnot switch tabs or open other windows. In case you want to use an IDE like Eclipse, you have to specify the path for it in the software interface.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: I was interviewed by the VP of the company. He asked about the various projects I had done.
Interview Experience
I had to explain the projects that I had done. The interviewer was trying to assess in which area of computer science I had experience in. He also asked about the libraries I had used in different projects.
Interview Tips
You should be able to explain why your projects are interesting and should be passionate about the work you have done.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What is the meaning of my name?
  • Question 2: Tell me something interesting about yourself.
  • Question 3: If you get an offer from some other company(Microsoft) and Samsung RnD, which would you chose and why?
  • Question 4: Talk about something abstract.
  • Question 5: Tell me about your family.
  • Question 6: Do you have any questions for me?
Interview Experience
I think the interviewer was trying to judge whether I would be a good fit for their company.
Interview Tips
Be honest about your answers.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Research Experience
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Samsung Software developer interview

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AnonymousFresherNot Selected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Software developer role at Samsung in Nov, 2016
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
Students above 7.00 cgpa were shortlisted for the test.
Round 2

Test

Duration
3 Hours
No. of Questions
1 questions
Interview Experience
It was a coding test for 3 hours where we were given a scenario to be solved using our programming skills. The question could be solved in any programming language comfortable. The shortlisting depends on the number of test cases passed. There are about 50 test cases for the question.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Programming Skills In Any Language Like C
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