Forcepoint Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Forcepoint job interview, here are 27 interview questions and answer examples.

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If you were asked to review a colleague's code that they had written, what key things would you look for?

How to Answer

For this question, your interviewer will obviously be looking to hear that you have adequate knowledge when it comes to coding processes. But most importantly, your interviewer will be looking to gauge your ability to be a team player and focus on the bigger picture when working on a project. In your answer, focus on your attention to detail and your ability to help others when needed.

Written by Ryan Brunner on February 11th, 2020

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List of 27 Forcepoint Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1.

    If you were asked to review a colleague's code that they had written, what key things would you look for?

  • 2.

    What SDLC models are you familiar in working with?

  • 3.

    If hired for this position here at Forcepoint, would you be comfortable handling overall project manager responsibilities for new software development?

  • 4.

    Here at Forcepoint, we ask our test engineers to follow specific QA protocols. What role do you feel QA plays in software development and testing?

  • 5.

    What do you consider to be a good litmus test for when you would automate a test process for a new system versus testing manually?

  • 6.

    Do you have experience working with different CASE tools? If so, what do you have experience with?

  • 7.

    Tell me about your problem-solving skills. Do you enjoy analyzing and solving complex problems?

  • 8.

    The next cloud engineer that we hire here at Forcepoint needs to be able build a system that can handle a high amount of traffic. How would you test our system's ability to handle large amounts of traffic?

  • 9.

    We are looking for innovators to join us here at Forcepoint. Where have you brought innovation in automation to a process in your career?

  • 10.

    The software we develop here at Forcepoint requires you to have working knowledge of both privileges and roles within Oracle. Can you talk about your knowledge and experience of both within Oracle?

  • 11.

    Do you have experience writing a custom exception in Java?

  • 12.

    If hired here at Forcepoint, what do you feel would be the biggest hurdle for you to overcome from the start?

  • 13.

    In your experience in software testing, would you consider yourself proficient in both testing and debugging processes?

  • 14.

    What do you know about our products and how do you think you'll be able to handle a support role surrounding them?

  • 15.

    Discuss a couple of software sales techniques. Which sales technique do you think is most effective for Forcepoint, and why?

  • 16.

    At Forcepoint, we rely on a full team effort to deliver top quality products to our customers. Tell me about a time that you worked well as part of a team. Are you comfortable in a similar role here?

  • 17.

    Walk me through your experience in enterprise software sales, and complex sales cycles.

  • 18.

    What do you feel are the primary features and benefits of the Java programming language?

  • 19.

    Would you say that you are a goal oriented on the job? What would I be able to do as your manager to help you achieve your goals if hired here at Forcepoint?

  • 20.

    In a technical support role here at Forcepoint, we expect that you would be able to bring great customer service skills to the role. Describe your customer service philosophy in the support that you would provide.

  • 21.

    In Oracle, do you understand what a join is and what the various types of joins are?

  • 22.

    How would you handle a situation where a colleague was being very difficult to work with?

  • 23.

    Forcepoint embraces an Agile environment. Explain your experience in Agile methodologies and why you think it is important.

  • 24.

    Do you have experience working with data in a cloud computing environment?

  • 25.

    How do you stay organized and on track when working on multiple projects or duties at the same time?

  • 26.

    What experience do you have in the different types of software maintenance?

  • 27.

    What programming languages would you consider yourself fluent in?