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Sungard AS interview experience

Sungard AS interview experience

Python interview questions for Sungard AS

Soumendra kumar sahoo
·Dec 19, 2021·

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Table of contents

  • Background
  • Interview discussions
  • Verdict
  • Analysis

This is a part of my job interviews series.

Background

  • Years of Experience: 4.5 years
  • Relevant Python experience: 2 years
  • Year: August 2016
  • Mode: Telephonic
  • Position: Python developer
  • Company: Sungard AS

Interview discussions

I have mentioned the main questions and the ladder questions around that question under it.

First telephonic round

  1. When does the bytecode gets generated?
    • During import of the module
  2. Mention a few default modules installed in Python
  3. What is the significance of __init__.py?
  4. How and Why do we use Decorators in Python?
  5. What will be the output of the following statement:
  for i in range(3):
      print(i)
  1. How to convert an integer to a string?
  2. What is the difference between Tuples and Lists?
    • Tuples are immuatable
    • Tuples can be the key to a dictionary
    • Tuples are faster compared to Lists
  3. How does memory management happen in Python (Heap structure)?
    • Reference count of each object has been maintained by Python
    • If the reference count becomes less than 1, that object gets deleted
  4. What are the built-in types of Python?
  5. Which pattern does Django support?
    • MVC
  6. What are lambda expressions?
  7. Which databases have you used?
  8. Did you use Unit testing? If yes, how did you implement it?

Second round onwards

Got an email that I did not qualify.

Verdict

Rejected

Analysis

  • Another rejection :(
  • This time at least the discussion went on for about an hour.
  • I answered most of the questions and was optimistic that I will get a second-round call. However, my answers were not good enough for them.

I have appeared in 20+ interviews so far. You can check out my job interview series for the rest of the interviews experiences.

Let me know if you have any further questions. Thank You.

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