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Razorpay

Company Info

  • Website: razorpay.com
  • Location: Bangalore, India

Reviewer Info

  • Name: Kamlesh Chandnani
  • Twitter: @kamlesh
  • Process for Role: Staff Engineer Frontend

Interview Process Summary

Rounds5
Scripted Questions?No
Typical DS and Algo Questions?No
Live Coding?No

Rounds Description

  1. Exploratory Discussion: This round is mostly about the candidate knowing the company and vice-versa. This gives clear idea to candidate if they are interested in the company and also let’s the interviewer know if the candidate is interested in company’s vision and goals.
  2. Problem Solving: This round focusses on solving some real life problems unlike plain old DS algo round. This is some sort of a white board round where the interviewer asks some problems and the candidate needs to explain the design, flow and approach while solving the problem.
  3. Technical Discussion: This round is more focussed on assessing the technical skills of a candidates based on their past experience and some fundamentals of programming languages, frameworks of choices, web fundamentals, security etc.
  4. Managerial Round: This round is typically focussed on the candidate being assessed by the manager of a team for whom the candidate is being hired for. This typically focusses on how the candidate will contribute to the team.
  5. HR Round: This round focusses on the cultural fitment and compensation discussions.

Appendix

  • Rounds(approx) - Total number of rounds. This an approximate number. Can vary depending on what role you’re applying for.
  • Scripted Questions - Describes if the company asks questions which are kind of direct bookish questions or can be easily found on internet infact on the first result page on google 😛. Example: Write a function to print first 100 fibonnaci numbers, How does event loop works, write a polyfil for X etc.
  • DS and Algo - Describes if the company asks DS and algo questions which which are kind of direct bookish questions about data structure and algorithms instead of a real life problem.