ION Group Interview Experience for Technical Analyst | Off-Campus
I am a 2021 graduate and I applied for the Technical Analyst role at ION Group off-campus (referral) in the month of August 2021. The entire process took around 2 weeks.Process: Online Test, Interview Round 1, Interview Round 2, Final Interview with the Country HeadRound 1: Online TestThe test was conducted on the AMCAT platform and comprised English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Analysis, Technical Aptitude (CS/ IT Basics), Business Analytics (Data Interpretation), and Database and SQL-based questions. The sections appeared in the above-mentioned order and one is not allowed to skip any question, all questions must be answered in the time limit specific to each section respectively.Round 2: Interview Round 1The interview was conducted on MS Teams and was scheduled for a duration of 1.5 hours. The interview started with a casual conversation as he realized that I was a bit nervous ( Trust me ION interviewees have a great vibe, they turn interviews into fun discussions), then he gave his introduction followed by the typical “Tell me something about yourself” question followed by some discussion on the company I am currently working in, the tech-stack I work on, work culture, learnings, and take-aways.Moving on he asked me the below-listed questions:How will you explain the concept of the Internet to a 6-year-old kid?Puzzle – Find ages of daughters https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/puzzle-2-find-ages-of-daughters/Puzzle – Mislabeled Jars https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/puzzle-mislabeled-jars/What is Virtual Memory?What’s the difference between JRE and JVM?Basic LINUX commandsA case study (was something about whether a company should merge with another, interpretation of the case, and follow-up discussion)Why do you wanna switch from a Technical to more of a non-technical role?What do you know about ION, and what makes you the right fit for the job?Round 3: Interview Round 2The interview was conducted on MS Teams and was scheduled for a duration of 0.5 hours, the interview started with the infamous “Tell me something about yourself” question, followed by a discussion of my current role at my company. Since I worked in a firm related to the education field, I was asked questions based on a scenario where I am an admission counselor and was supposed to counsel a high school student who’s my client as well.A tree-swing story (Interpretation and suggestive measures)Round 4: Interview with the Country Head Again the interview was on MS teams and it was scheduled for around 45 minutes and was a group interview. The interview was more focused on analyzing if the candidate is a right fit for the company. I was asked to give a brief introduction and was asked why I want to switch to a non-technical role?Why ION Trading?Next, I was given 2 minutes to speak about myselfThe interview ended with a general discussion on growing technologies, the company’s work culture, and other related topics.Verdict: Selected Tips: Be honest and confident while answering the questions, trust me, you have it in you.I would like to thanks geeks for geeks to help me with the preparation of core subjects concepts and puzzles. Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important DSA concepts with the DSA Self Paced Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready. To complete your preparation from learning a language to DS Algo and many more, please refer Complete Interview Preparation Course. In case you are prepared, test your skills using TCS, Wipro, Amazon. Google , E-Litmus and Microsoft Test Serieses.