Groupon Recruitment Process

  • Last Updated : 17 Dec, 2017

About Company :

Groupon is an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in more than 28 countries. Based in Chicago, Groupon was launched in November 2008, and the first market for Groupon was Chicago, followed soon thereafter by Boston, New York City and Toronto. Each day the Company e-mails its subscribers discounted offers for goods and services that are targeted by location and personal preferences. Consumers also access its deals directly through its Websites and mobile applications. By the end of March 2015, Groupon served more than 500 cities worldwide, nearly 48.1 million active customers and featured more than 425,000 active deals globally.

In 2017, Groupon is placed at position #704 in Fortune 500 list. Also in 2012, Groupon was placed at position #1948 in Forbes’ list of the world’s biggest companies. In 2015, Groupon was recognized as a top mobile company by internet retailer. Know more about Groupon

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Recruitment Process :

Groupon conducts 5-7 rounds to select freshers as Software Development Engineer in their organisation.

  • Online Round
  • Technical Round 1
  • Technical Round 2
  • Technical Round 3
  • Technical Round 4
  • Technical Round 5
  • HR Round

Academic Criteria :

  • 70 percent or above in B.Tech, Class X and XII.
  • No backlogs at the time of interview

Online Round :
Online round consists of two major sections namely technical ability test and coding section. To clear this round you must be prepared with Java, Data Structures and algorithms.

Technical Rounds:
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Interview. Technical rounds 1 and 2 are generally conducted on Skype and rest are face-to-face rounds. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Data structures and Algorithms, DBMS, Operating System, and OOPs concepts. You could also be expected to explain system architectures/designs such as to build a e-commerce, class design, or parking system design with edge cases. Students will be expected to write codes in the interview. They also ask questions from resume. You may be asked puzzles in this round. To be prepared for puzzles you can practice from our Puzzles section.

HR Round :
You can expected general HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why Groupnon ?
3. Any challenge or initiative that you taken during school, college or office.
4. How you see yourself after five years from now ?
5. What are your strengths and weaknesses ?
6. Questions form resume

Questions Asked in Groupon :

  1. What is a peer-peer process?
  2. what is RTT?
  3. What are the types of errors?
  4. What is Redundancy?
  5. What is VRC?
  6. What is LRC?
  7. What is CRC?
  8. What is Checksum?
  9. Longest Palindrome in a String
  10. Search in a matrix
  11. more >>

Interview Experiences

It is always beneficial if you know what it is to be there at that moment. So, to give you an advantage, we provide you Interview Experiences of candidates who have been in your situation earlier. Make the most of it.

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