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Top 25 Advent Software Interview Questions
Question 1 of 26
At Advent Software we prefer to hire those with an education in computer science or other related field. Walk me through your post-secondary education and training.
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List of Advent Software Interview Questions
  1. At Advent Software we prefer to hire those with an education in computer science or other related field. Walk me through your post-secondary education and training.
  2. What would you consider your technical specialty?
  3. We seek to hire highly ambitious people. Where would you like your career with Advent Software take you?
  4. This role with Advent Software is highly technical. What is your understanding of this position and the responsibilities that come with it?
  5. In your opinion, what has been the biggest advancement in technology this past year?
  6. Tell me about the most interesting project you have worked on this year and the biggest thing you learned from it.
  7. At Advent Software we take pride in our ability to stay one step ahead of our competitors. How will you contribute to this trend?
  8. Looking at our products and services, what do you think we do better at Advent Software than any of our competitors?
  9. At Advent Software we take privacy and confidentiality very seriously. Are you willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement, if hired?
  10. We consider research to be the backbone of what we do at Advent Software. Do you think it's important to conduct research before beginning a project or would you rather jump right in?
  11. I would like to have a full understanding of your experience and portfolio. What types of industries have your previous projects been involved in?
  12. Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
  13. Working at Advent Software, you will experience changes on a regular basis. When have you had to change a major component of your project due to new information being presented?
  14. At Advent Software we value organization. Tell us about a time when you were particularly effective on prioritizing tasks and completing a project on schedule.
  15. If you could start your career over again, what direction would you take?
  16. Who would you say inspires you?
  17. What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?
  18. Culture fit is important to us at Advent Software. How would you describe your personality?
  19. We encourage innovation at Advent Software. When have you created a new product or service?
  20. At Advent Software we seek to hire leaders. Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.
  21. What do you think you will like about this role with Advent Software?
  22. How do you keep up-to-date on new technologies and trends in this industry?
  23. Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?
  24. How do you define success?
  25. We want to hire people at Advent Software who have the desire to lead others. How many people did you supervise at your last position?
  26. What are your salary expectations?
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Advent Software Information
Advent Software is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, USA. The company has been in operation since 1983 and has yearly revenues of 387 Million with approximately 1,209 employees. Advent Software is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol ADVS. Read about the company culture, corporate mission, and discover any job openings at Advent Software, by visiting their Career Page. If you need help finding more information about Advent Software, visit their Website.
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Question 1 of 26
At Advent Software we prefer to hire those with an education in computer science or other related field. Walk me through your post-secondary education and training.
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I recently completed my Diploma in Information Technology. I also have a great deal of on the job training and certifications, all listed on my resume. One of the biggest take-away's from my post-secondary experience was learning how to successfully manage my time while working on multiple projects. I perfected my multi-tasking skills and look forward to bringing those to work for Advent Software.
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Question 2 of 26
What would you consider your technical specialty?
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I have been focusing my career on becoming a cloud integration specialist although I do have cross platform app development expertise as well.
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Question 3 of 26
We seek to hire highly ambitious people. Where would you like your career with Advent Software take you?
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Question 4 of 26
This role with Advent Software is highly technical. What is your understanding of this position and the responsibilities that come with it?
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My understanding is that you seek a candidate with expert level skills in X, Y, and Z, who can train junior employees. I am an expert user in all three of these areas. Do you have any questions about my technical expertise?
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Question 5 of 26
In your opinion, what has been the biggest advancement in technology this past year?
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The most impressive advancement in technology, in my opinion, is the continued advancement of mobile integration. Most of the modern world is connected by tech and we can do absolutely everything from our phones these days.
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Question 6 of 26
Tell me about the most interesting project you have worked on this year and the biggest thing you learned from it.
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I find the majority of the projects that I have been working on this past year to be very interesting. If I had to choose one, I would choose working on the Uber app. Since I am still in my internship, I didn't have any major contributions; however, I learned a lot about on-demand apps and building a friendly user interface.
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Question 7 of 26
At Advent Software we take pride in our ability to stay one step ahead of our competitors. How will you contribute to this trend?
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I think that the best way to stay ahead of competitors is to keep your projects as simple as possible while remaining innovative. People want simple, easy products, that they can understand. What I've seen from my competitors lately is that they over complicate their products. I offer clean and consistent work that your buyers would relate to.
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Question 8 of 26
Looking at our products and services, what do you think we do better at Advent Software than any of our competitors?
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After reading reviews on your company, I believe that your reputation is the most solid and sincere of all your competitors. Amazing service is always the best way to stand out.
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Question 9 of 26
At Advent Software we take privacy and confidentiality very seriously. Are you willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement, if hired?
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I am happy to review any privacy and confidentiality agreements that you have.
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Question 10 of 26
We consider research to be the backbone of what we do at Advent Software. Do you think it's important to conduct research before beginning a project or would you rather jump right in?
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Although there are some instances where jumping right in may be required, I always prefer to research before I being a project. Rest assured, I would always follow your preferred methods, should I be hired.
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Question 11 of 26
I would like to have a full understanding of your experience and portfolio. What types of industries have your previous projects been involved in?
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A great alternative to explaining your projects is to bring a physical portfolio with you. "I wanted to show you a full range of my experience so I have brought you a digital portfolio of my work. Would you like to take a look?
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Question 12 of 26
Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
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My greatest work related accomplishment was the management promotion I received at Company X after just one year. I worked very hard for that promotion and was so happy when my work and dedication was rewarded. It really kick-started my career.
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Question 13 of 26
Working at Advent Software, you will experience changes on a regular basis. When have you had to change a major component of your project due to new information being presented?
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I would say that being in the software and technology business means changing major components on projects on a very regular basis. I am very well accustomed to changing gears on a moment's notice and am able to adapt very well." (Give a recent example, if you are able)
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Question 14 of 26
At Advent Software we value organization. Tell us about a time when you were particularly effective on prioritizing tasks and completing a project on schedule.
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Last week I was asked to lead our team while our manager was away. I created a checklist of things that needed to be completed in order to reach our deadlines. I gathered the team to discuss our goals and asked for input and ideas to get us there. It was a great experience for me because not only was I able to exercise my leadership capabilities, I was also able to learn more about prioritizing, from my team.
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Question 15 of 26
If you could start your career over again, what direction would you take?
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I cannot even think of another career than the one that I have! If I had to choose, I would pursue a career in the arts so that I could continue to exercise my creative side.
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Question 16 of 26
Who would you say inspires you?
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I am continually inspired by the books that I read! Whether it is the author, or the characters themselves, I love to get lost in a good novel for inspiration.
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Question 17 of 26
What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?
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Although I have not worked with a team based messaging application, I am confident that I would learn very quickly. Which team based messaging apps do you use at Advent Software? I would love to get a head start and begin learning.
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Question 18 of 26
Culture fit is important to us at Advent Software. How would you describe your personality?
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Try to include a variety of words that the interviewer does not hear all the time. Be unique! Here are some ideas: - Adaptable - Considerate - Diligent - Intuitive - Persistent - Resourceful - Sincere - Witty
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Question 19 of 26
We encourage innovation at Advent Software. When have you created a new product or service?
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In my current position, I create new products and services nearly every week! The most recent product that I created was X. It was well received by our customers and we are continuing to expand on the product now.
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Question 20 of 26
At Advent Software we seek to hire leaders. Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.
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I recently made suggestions to my manager in relation to the team messaging application we were using. I found a team based app that offered a lower monthly cost, with added features. He took the suggestion and it has worked really well for our team! The company was happy with the cost savings as well.
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Question 21 of 26
What do you think you will like about this role with Advent Software?
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I am really looking forward to getting more experience in UI, and feel that Advent Software is the best place for me. You have a great reputation for creating beautiful and easy to use products.
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Question 22 of 26
How do you keep up-to-date on new technologies and trends in this industry?
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I keep up on new trends in this industry by taking additional coursework online, whenever possible. I also follow a few of my favorite influencers on social media.
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Question 23 of 26
Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?
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I have never been bound by a confidentiality agreement; however, I would never knowingly break an agreement.
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Question 24 of 26
How do you define success?
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I consider a project a success only when I have produced work that I can be proud of.
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Question 25 of 26
We want to hire people at Advent Software who have the desire to lead others. How many people did you supervise at your last position?
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Although I did not officially supervise anyone in my most recent position, I always had my eye out for opportunities to lead or mentor the more junior staff.
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Question 26 of 26
What are your salary expectations?
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I am looking for a base salary of $68-72,000 in my next position.
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