Interview Questions:

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • How would your past experience translate into success in this job?
  • Explain how you would be an asset to EBay?
  • What do you know about EBay?
  • What can you do for EBay that other candidates can’t?
  • Do you know anyone who works for EBay?
  • Why should EBay hire you?
  • What can you do for this company?
  • Why do you want to work for EBay?
  • Please tell me some products/services of EBay in the market? What are likes/dislikes of them?
  • If you worked for EBay, what are you doing?
  • Please tell me some products/services that are competitors of EBay’s in the market? And what are differences?
  • What have you learned from mistakes on the job?
  • How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?
  • What position do you prefer on a team working on a project?
  • What are the most difficult decisions to make?
  • Give some examples of teamwork?
  • How would you describe your work style?
  • Describe a typical work week?
  • What challenges are you looking for?

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  • Let’s say you have 100,000 records and you want to delete 95,000 at a time and keep only 5 thousand. But in local memory you don’t have enough space for 95,000 records. What do you do in this case? How do you delete without any problem with time and performance?
  • I need data on eBay customers in Chicago who can did bid on certain item? I dont have access to eBay database directly. How I get the information?
  • With DTS packaging I can store tables in Excel and convert them back to SQL. But once I copied tables to Excel I want to modify some info. How you do that without editing the Excel file?
  • What is cursor and where do you use them?

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  • Are you currently employed? If yes, why are you looking to change jobs? If not, why did you leave your last employer?
  • What are your salary expectations? (please provide specific figures)
  • How soon could you start work, assuming we make you a job offer?
  • Please describe your last project. Please include your biggest triumphs and challenges.
  • What role did you personally play within that project? What size was the team? What cross functional teams did you communicate with and manage?
  • What type of environment do you thrive in? Structured vs. unstructured? Last minute changes?
  • How would you cut a week (or two) out of the product development life cycle?
  • Name two product ideas you have for a PayPal feature which will improve the buying or selling experience on eBay.
  • What experience do you have with implementing Financial Systems (one or more of ACH, Credit Card, Debit Card)?
  • Indicate one instance where you built a payment processing system and the unique features you implemented, as well as why you consider them to be unique.
  • What experience do you have in defining product requirements and launching products into International markets? Please provide specific examples?

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