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SDE - 2
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4 rounds | 3 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 1 month
Topics: Data structures, Algorithms, Machine coding (LLD), System design (HLD), Databases
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Shortlist a set of companies and roles your are looking for. Figure out both your strong and weak topics and prepare a practical plan.
Tip 2 : One need not be master of all topics. Just look out for pattern of questions asked in past interviews and try to take self assessments as soon as possible before even starting the formal preparation.
Tip 3 : Most important and irreplaceable thing is to practice. Solve problems in time bound and auto suggest free coding environment (eg, paper/pen or notepad).

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: Past experience needed for SDE-2 role
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Try to limit your resume to a single page and include only the projects and experiences relevant to the role. For eg, one can remove content writing internship experience while applying for software engineering role. 
Tip 2 : Customise your resume to include technologies and skills specific to company requirements.
Tip 3 : Open source projects and self projects always looks awesome on your CV!

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Face to Face
Duration90 minutes
Interview date15 May 2019
Coding problem1

Purpose of the round was to check practical coding skills (OOP, Low-level design, design patterns). Was required to code minimal application from scratch as per the requirements given in a single sheet of paper.

1. System Design
Problem approach
02
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration60 minutes
Interview date15 May 2019
Coding problem1

This is a problem-solving and data structural round.

1. Given a 2D grid with some explosives places on random locations. There are 2 types of bombs: active and inactive. Active bombs explodes every minute and trigger adjacent inactive bombs, thus activating inactive bombs. Eventually, all bombs will be detonated. Given. initial distribution of bombs on the grid, write a program a deduce time taken to explode all grid cells.
Problem approach
03
Round
Medium
Face to Face
Duration60 minutes
Interview date15 May 2019
Coding problem1

This is a system design round

1. System Design
Problem approach
04
Round
Medium
Telephonic
Duration60 minutes
Interview date20 May 2019
Coding problem0

This round was about my previous experience and some problem-solving question were also asked. A brief description of the is given below: -

1. Engineering manager/bar raiser round.
2. Discussion related to problems solved in the current team.
3. Brief explanation of previous experiences.
4. SDLC followed in the previous company.
5. HLD of previous projects done by me.

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