Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article
Royal Bank of Scotland Interview Experience | Set 2 (Software Designer)
  • Last Updated : 16 Jan, 2018

Round 1: This was a written pen and paper round with 20 MCQ questions (related to Java as I applied for Java developer) and 4 coding questions out of which three needed to be done on paper

Coding Ques:

Find the row with highest no. of 1 in a 2d sorted matrix having 0 and 1 as column values

Reverse a linked list recursively

Rwo roads and only one sided traffic at a time is allowed. Code for synchronization to avoid deadlock



Counting semaphore problem in which a resource as N instances.Synchorinizing access to resource .

MCQ questions related to Strings initialization ,Java 8 features ,JIT,mutex,Singleton pattern ,Streams etc Some times more than one is correct.

Round 2: This was a technical discussion of Round one

Asked to explain the Programmes written .

Role in previous company .

Architecture and understanding of the projects done in previous company .

Design patterns familiar with and used and asked about Singleton

Round 3: Was a Design round of one hour on pen and paper Both HIGH and LOW level design was asked .



Design a system which could have N clients .Each client can be charged with M prices depending upon P number of services.

System should have following characteristics

N can always be increased or decreased

M can always be increased or decreased like (hotel prices) so a variable pricing scheme need to be implemented

Services can also increase or decrease

System could Serve millions of customer at a time

System should be scalable and fault tolerant.

The requested should be served as fast as possible minimizing space.

Round 4 : technical discussion of design Round

Cache implementation .

Hashmap implementation .

Data structure implementation which could store only duplicates

Implementing a service in which a taskĀ  is done by 10 threads parallely and we have to update task progress of each thread in overall progress like a file download manager

 

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 and Microsoft Test Serieses.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :