Walmart Labs Recruitment Process

  • Last Updated : 12 Nov, 2017

About Company :

@WalmartLabs (formerly named Kosmix) is an American privately held company in Mountain View, California. Their website earns revenue from advertising related to its categorization engine. The engine organizes the Internet into topic pages allowing users to explore the Web by topic, “presenting a dashboard of relevant videos, photos, news, commentary, opinion, communities and links to related topics”. Venky Harinarayan and Anand Rajaraman founded Kosmix in 2005. In April 2011 Walmart acquired Kosmix and formed @WalmartLabs, a research division, out of it. @WalmartLabs has three development centers worldwide: USA, Brazil and India.

In 2017, Walmart is ranked #17 in the Forbes’ World’s Largest Public Companies list, #1 in sale, #19 in profit, #24 World’s Most Valuable Brand, #9 America’s Top Public Company. @Walmart Labs offers Websites and apps for Walmart and Sam’s Club, Vudu, OneOps, and Electrode. Know more about Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs LOGO

Recruitment Process :

@Walmart Labs conducts 5-7 rounds to select Software Engineer in their organisation.

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

Academic Criteria :

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

Online Round :
@Walmart Labs conducts first round on HackerEarth. Generally, it is a 90 minute test which includes programming, little aptitude and Core subjects’ MCQs (Compiler Design, Operating System, Computer Networks and DBMS). There is separate cutoff for both mcq section and coding section so you need to clear both of these sectional cutoff.

Technical Rounds :
The students who clear the online round are called for Technical Interview. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Data structures and Algorithms, DBMS, Operating System, Networking, OOPs concepts. You should also be familiar with design patterns, system design problems. 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.

Managerial Round :
You can expect traditional HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why do you want to join Walmart Labs?
3. Why don’t you want to pursue higher studies?
4. what you want to achieve in the next 5 Years ?
5. Difference between job and career and what does you want, job or a career?
6. Questions form resume
7. Detailed discussion on project, internships.
8. Walmart best products you know
9. You could also expect some technical questions

HR Round :
You can expect traditional HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why do you want to join Walmart Labs?
3. What are the biggest challenges faced by you in your current job (if you are experienced).
4. How you see yourself after five years from now ?
5. What are your strengths and weaknesses ?
6. Questions form resume
7. Hobbies and discussion on them.
8. Discussion about location

NOTE: For walmart – prepare what you have written in your resume. They really look deeply into resume.

Questions Asked in @Walmart Labs :

  1. Parenthesis Checker
  2. Minimum Platforms
  3. Stock buy and sell
  4. Longest consecutive subsequence
  5. k largest elements
  6. Largest number in K swaps
  7. Word Break
  8. ind the highest occurring digit in prime numbers in a range
  9. Combine the strings
  10. Count all possible paths from top left to bottom right
  11. more >>

Interview Experiences

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