Cloudera Interview Experience FTE 2020

Job Location :- Cloudera Bengaluru .

Cloudera, Inc. is a US-based software company that provides a software platform for data engineering, data warehousing, machine learning and analytics that runs in the cloud or on premises.

Round 1:  Online Round (Coding Questions)

*No MCQ’s.

*Test is divided into two parts  :-

->   1st section contains 1 code, 1 SQL Query, 1 File Handling question.

-> 2nd Section contains 2 codes (only 1 is to be answered like it totally  depends upto you ).

OVERALL DIFFICULTY :- Medium (As No one expects File Handling question in online round) .

Round 2:  Technical Interview 1 (Google Hangout & Codebunk )

Mainly focus was on   :- 1} Algorithms  & Data Structures.

2} OOPs Concepts

3.} Operating System like threading, concurrency.


 1.} What is Daemon Thread & Garbage Collector in Java?

2.} What is pillars of OOPs and explain with real life examples.?

3.} Explain your project and its applicatons?

4.} Codes on hashmap and explain Hashing.

5.} Code on FileHandling like read a file and count number of “INDIA” in it .

6.} Merging of two sorted arrays (Merge function in merge sort).

7.} Given a String of length S, reverse the whole string without reversing the individual words in it.

8.} Difference between Process and Thread.

Duration:-  60 Minutes.

Overall, Interviewer was on-time .He was very supportive and kind in nature.

Round 3: Technical Interview 2  (Google Hangout )

Mainly focus was on   :- 1} Operating System.

2} SQL.

3.} Computer Networks.

4.} Linux  ( Mentioned in My CV that’s why).


1. } Based on my projects like Virtualization, Containerization Like:-

1.1 } What is kernel, Give some examples?

1.2} Will we able to deploy 2 different OS( both supports same kernel taste) with only 1 kernel with the help of virtualization in same machine?

1.3} Will we able to deploy 2 different OS( both not  supports same kernel taste) with only 1 kernel with the help of virtualization in same machine?

1.4} In what terms Containerization techniques like Docker different from virtualization other than their weights and resource used ?

1.5} Some Linux Commands :- Like He give me the situation, i have to answer that by providing suitable Linux                  Command ( Ex  :-  ps, grep, chmod, useradd  etc).

2. } Two Puzzles :- 1.}


I told him that i know these puzzles beforehand, so he was impressed by my honesty and skipped this puzzles             straightaway.

3.} Working of DNS in Computer Networks.

4.} Difference between http and https in Networking.

5.} SQL Query to find 2nd and 5th maxium marks of student.

Time Duration : 1 Hour 10 mins.

Overall, Interviewer was on-time .He was supportive and freindly too.

Round 4: Hiring Manager  Round  .

This interview was taken by one of Engineering Manager at Cloudera  . Firstly He told me  his journey from college pass out to Engg. Manager . Importance of working in Open Source Company.


1.} Different Searching and Sorting Algorithms . He asked which sorting to be apply in different scenarios like when array is already sorted, when array is reverse sorted . Asked me to write any sorting algo. on white board . Sortng algo. Time Complexity and Space Complexity.

2.}  One puzzle :-

( I took some time but i figured out the solution lastly ).

3.} Projects and their Use Cases.


Round 5: HR Round  .

More or less HR Type questions .


RESULT :- Selected .


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