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# SDE - 1

Optum
3 rounds | 6 Coding problems

## Interview preparation journey

Preparation
Duration: 2 Months
Topics: Data Structures,DBMS,SQL,OOPS, Algorithms
Tip

Tip 1 : Focus on problem solving and quality questions, rather than number of questions
Tip 2 : Practice Mock interviews with your friends and work on explaining skills
Tip 3 : Prepare short notes for theory subjects
Tip 4 : All aspects of project must be carefully evaluated before mentioning in resume

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Above 7 CGPA
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Simple and crispy
Tip 2 : Not entire description of project just a brief is fine

## Interview rounds

01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date6 Aug 2020
Coding problem1

Online coding round was conducted in evening at 5:00 PM
Round was on Hacker rank, Strict proctoring was there and no tabs switching was allowed

### 1. Binary to Decimal

Easy
15m average time
80% success
0/40

#### Note:

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration40 minutes
Interview date13 Aug 2020
Coding problem3

This was an Video interview round
Interview was conducted around 11:30 AM
Platform : Cisco Webex
Interview was very friendly and always helped whenever i was stucked

Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80

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### 2. SQL Question

SQL query to find the Nth salary in the database

### 3. Puzzle

There are 1000 wine bottles. One of the bottles contains poisoned wine. A rat dies after one hour of drinking the poisoned wine. How many minimum rats are needed to figure out which bottle contains poison in hour.

03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date14 Aug 2020
Coding problem2

This was the second interview round
It was conducted around 3:00 PM

Intrview was very senior and silent, he didnt said anything and directly jumped to questions

Hard
50m average time
50% success
0/120

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### 2. OOPS Questions

Here's your problem of the day

Solving this problem will increase your chance to get selected in this company

What is the result of 4 % 2?

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