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  • Compensation is typically slightly lower than some other high prestigious FAANG companies but still among the most generous in all of technology
  • Known for supportive and inclusive culture accompanied by robust employee perks (free food, music room, etc.)
  • Most coding challenges in the interview process can be done as take home assignments.
Interview Process

The interview process takes 2-4 weeks on average.

Stage 1: Initial phone screen by HR.
Stage 2: An online coding test consisting of two questions.
Stage 3: Two technical phone interviews with engineers.
Stage 4: An onsite interview with 6 different people, 5 technical and a lunch interview. Onsite interview is full of coding questions, theory questions, systems questions, and questions to solve problems.

The interview process takes 4 weeks on average

Stage 1: Initial phone screen by HR.
Stage 2: A take home coding assignment
Stage 3: Two technical phone interviews witch a collaborative coding component
Stage 4: An onsite interview with 5 45 minute interviews. The interviews are with Data Scientists, lunch with senior data scientist, and an interview with a Data Science Manager, and if the position is data scientist for the product department, it's likely that there will be interview with a product manager.

The interview process takes 4 weeks on average.

Stage 1: Initial phone screen by HR.
Stage 2: A phone interview with a designer.
Stage 3: An onsite interview with 6 interviews. This starts with portfolio presentation to a panel with 3 senior product managers, 2 engineering managers, 1 engineering senior director.

The interview process takes 2-6 weeks on average.

Stage 1: Initial phone screen by HR.
Stage 2: Two technical phone screens, each with product directors.
Stage 3: An onsite interview with a hiring manager and 3 other potential co-workers.
Stage 4: Another onsite if the interviewers need more information where the candidate a presents on a given prompt.

Interview Questions
  • Write a program to simulate a fair coin given two biased coins. This problem was then extended to vary the head/tail probabilities of the given coins and the coin to simulate.
  • Write a yaml parser.
  • How would you design the architecture for gmail
  • Given a n-by-n matrix, each cell has a value of either 0 or 1. A cell indicates a wall if its value is 1. give the length of the shortest path from M[0][0] to M[n-1][n-1]. You can move either up, down, left or right.
  • Given two strings, return whether the second is an anagram of a palindrome of the first string.
  • Find the kth largest number in a list
  • List out all the possible combinations of a phone number where each number can be represented by letters, e.g. 1 = [A|B|C].
  • Given a vector of strings of length n with each word having a length of m on average, group all anagrams into a cluster.
  • Determine if a binary search tree is valid or not.
  • Find the single number in a array given that all other elements are paired.
  • Given an array A[k], define the set S{k} := { A[k], A[A[k]], A[A[A[k]]], … }, write a program to count the maximum size of S{k}s.
  • Write a 'getWithPrefix' function with a wildcard letter '*'
  • Reverse a given string.
  • How do you look up data in a trie data structure?
  • How can you illustrate a tree-based system with a SQL query?
  • What would you change in Twitter app? How would you test if the proposed change is effective or not?
  • How would you combine two data sets?
  • What features would you use to build recommendation algorithm for users.
  • Find the median of a large dataset
  • Given twitter user data, how would you measure engagement?
  • How would you improve the news feed on Twitter?
  • What if you were told by the CEO of Instagram to design a 'trending photos' feature? How would you go about it?
  • What new products would I build to increase Twitter engagement.
  • Describe how company Y should improve their primary product.
  • How would you increase engagement of users with analytics features in Twitter.
  • What's your vision for product X (related to the role).
  • What is an app that you feel works really well?
  • How would you launch a social, fitness device ?
  • What 3 changes would you make to the Twitter Product?
  • If Twitter were to get into payments, how should they do it?
  • How many logins are there in a day into Gmail?
  • How would you make the perception of the airline industry better across America?
  • How does Facebook oauth work?
  • How would you design an iron for a blind person?
  • What do you think about the 140 character limit on Twitter
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